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REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A Silver Lining to 2015's Horrible Weather: It Made Us Better Tippers

Our winter delivery tip habits revealed.

Oregon Humanities

The Voices of the Displaced in Portland, Oregon

"Losing those spaces means that you lose a critical element of who you are."

Flickr/David

Inequality Keeps Creeping Higher in America's Largest Cities

A new analysis finds that the largest cities in the U.S. are also some of its most unequal, now more than ever.

AP Photo/Josh Reynolds

25 Years Later, a Renewed Campaign to Solve Boston's Greatest Art Heist

In a city still reeling from the Marathon bombings, questions of what's been lost resonate.

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Utah Appears Set to Ban Bicycles From Drive-Thru Lanes

Showdowns like this one stand to increase as car-reliance declines.

Pix Spotting / Flickr

The Problem With Paying People to Bike to Work

We still love cheap parking and old commute habits.

Flickr/TheMuuj

Staying Close to Home, No Matter What

Fewer than half of Americans say they're likely to relocate, even if they think their town is headed in the wrong direction.

Flickr/aarongstock

Tackling Philly's Segregation Problem With Park Designs

Five projects are trying to transform public spaces and bring city residents together.

San Francisco Gets the Ridiculous Luxury Bus It Deserves

The smartphone-enhanced, coffee-slinging, pro-networking Leap Transit could only exist in the Bay.

Skipping Rocks Lab

This Futuristic Water Bottle Is an Edible, Gelatinous Blob

The Ooho! orbs are meant to reduce carbon emissions and plastics pollution.

Flickr/wikileakstruck, Wikimedia Commons/Paethon, Laura Bliss

The 'Oculus Rift' and the Courtroom

Immersive virtual reality could shake up jurors and judges across the globe.

Cao Fei

This Hong Kong Skyscraper Became a Giant Atari

Sounds fun, but do we really want tourism-spectacle work from world-class artists?

OMA

Why Louisville Is Betting Big on a Massive Food Wonderland

The city's planned FoodPort is part of a trend toward mixed-use food hubs.

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How the Twin Cities Are Closing Their Big Workforce Diversity Gap

Local leaders are using a "do-test-learn" approach that other cities can emulate.

Flickr Creative Commons/Phil Beard

Le Corbusier and the Biology of Beauty in Design

At the Venice Bienniale, an exhibit furthers the notion of an evolutionary single standard for what we find visually appealing.

Carma Carpooling

Carpooling Tries for a Comeback

Several emerging services are betting that technology can revive the shared commute.

A Single Day on the London Tube, Condensed Into 2 Minutes

It’s a living, breathing transit map.

Utah DOT/YouTube

Watch a Utah Construction Crew Demolish a Bridge in 32 Seconds

Also, watch the Michigan Department of Transportation “slide” a new bridge into place.

AP Photo/Kike Calvo

When Is a Yellow Taxi a Better Deal Than an Uber?

Uber’s model skews more expensive for shorter rides, say data scientists.