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Yep, Being a Young, American Adult Is a Financial Nightmare

Here are the graphs to prove it.

A 'Gateway Drug' for Better Bike Infrastructure

These interlocking tiles can be clicked together, without tools, to form temporary grade-separated cycle tracks.

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This Brutalist Apartment Building Encapsulates the Story of Apartheid

Ponte Tower began as a haven for Johannesburg's white elites. but fell into disrepair when they began to flee the city.

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How Flickr Predicted Hurricane Sandy's Landfall

An amazing comparison of social media meta-data, in two charts.

Reuters

The Sochi Olympic Torch Was Just Launched Into Space

It's the longest torch relay in history.

Toronto Sun

New Rob Ford Video Includes Threats and Tons of Swearing

"I need f---ing 10 minutes to make sure he's dead."

These Are Blockbuster's Last Remaining U.S. Stores

And they'll all be gone by January.

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Where You're Most Likely to Be Arrested or Shot by the Police in San Francisco

Where it's "safe" to live if you're more worried about cops than criminals.

Reuters

Beijing Prepares to Wow the World With Its 'Big Penis' Building

The headquarters of the Communist Party's official newspaper is getting a golden coating in preparation for its debut.

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People Love (to Sue) Rails-to-Trails Projects

The federal government has paid $49 million in claims in the past year alone.

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An Ex-Cop's Guide to Not Getting Arrested

Extremely frank tips for avoiding a night in jail.

EA Games

SimCity's Turn Toward a Dark, Dystopic Vision of Our Urban Future

It's impossible to miss the socioeconomic and political commentary embedded within Cities of Tomorrow.

Aaron Cassara

The Best City for the Next Generation of Artists Just Might Be Jackson

"When someone moves here, everyone reaches out."

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Boston's City Hall Wants New, Locally Sourced Hold Music

It's replacing boring elevator tunes with ... #BOStunes.

REUTERS

Where This Season's NBA Players Come From: L.A., New York and ... Saginaw, Michigan?

Big cities may produce the most players, but the smaller ones have much higher efficiency ratings. 

Reddit

When Letting Someone Take a 30-Minute Subway Nap Is Not the Right Thing to Do

An image of a young man sleeping on a stranger's shoulder has been held up as an act of kindness. Here's why that's wrong.

More Billionaires Live in Beijing Than in Los Angeles

But that may change next year.

Reuters

The Federal Government Wants In on Car-Sharing, Too

The GSA hopes it will save money. In the process, it could also help spread the idea much further.

Associated Press

A Look Back at Cleveland's Most Traumatizing Sports Memory

Before the LeBron debacle, there was Art Modell's press conference on November 6, 1995.