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A San Francisco Woman Claims She Was Attacked for Wearing Google Glass

The latest in the ongoing anti-tech Bay Area class war.

Reuters

The Detroit Mayor's Plan to Reinvent the City

Mike Duggan took over the reins at a time of crisis. Can he deliver change?

Associated Press

How Anti-Poverty Programs Marginalize Fathers

Based on decades-old stereotypes that unmarried dads are "deadbeats," the majority of welfare programs almost exclusively serve women and children.

Oxford Internet Institute

There Are More Wikipedia Articles About This One Small Part of the World Than the Rest of It Combined

The uneven geography of digital information.

How to Make Crosswalks Artistically Delightful

Paint them with fish, skeletons, and optical illusions, as is the M.O. of urban trickster Roadsworth.

NASA / ISS

An Astronaut's View of the North Korean Electricity Black Hole

Power cuts make the dictatorship virtually disappear at night.

Zara Matheson

Where the Good and Bad Jobs Will Be, 10 Years From Now

The places creative, service, and working class jobs will grow the most by 2022.

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Why More U.S. Cities Need to Embrace Bus-Rapid Transit

BRT plays to the advantages of density, allows transit to thrive, and connects people to jobs.

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18th Century Paintings of London, Remixed With Google Street View

Time travel with art.

Vikings.com

Remembering the Early Years of the Minneapolis Metrodome's Questionable Roof

The sports stadium, which is currently being demolished, had a rough start.

Associated Press

Your Local TV News Station Would Like to Buy a Drone

A recent case in Connecticut is testing whether remote-controlled reporting could one day be a real option.

Reuters

Sochi's Sobering Day After: Now What?

There's a broad consensus the city faces an unusually painful reckoning.

Reuters

Inside the Once Secret 'Palace' of Viktor Yanukovich

With Ukraine's fugitive president on the run, visitors treated themselves to a tour of his massive personal estate.

Associated Press

An Oil Spill Has Shut Down the Port of New Orleans

At least 26 vessels got caught in the "traffic jam."

REUTERS

The LAPD Made a Meaningful Change to the Rules Governing Deadly Force

A subtle, but crucial policy tweak recognizes the importance of officer behavior pre-shooting. 

Associated Press

Why Black Democratic Mayors and GOP Governors Are BFFs

The alliance between Georgia's Nathan Deal and Atlanta's Kasim Reed makes more sense than it might appear.

Having a Gun in the House Doesn't Make a Woman Safer

In cases where self-defense matters most, women tend to find their weapons turned against them.

Courtesy of Doug Most

The Fascinating History of New York and Boston's Race to Build a Subway

Doug Most's new book, The Race Underground, tracks the rivalry that emerged with the tracks.

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Wind Turbines Can Act Like Big Magnets for Lightning

They can be hit by bolts every three seconds for hours-long periods, even if thunderstorms are not nearby.