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Watch This Large Man Lift a Car out of a Bike Lane

A new cycling superhero is born.

Austin Is Populating an Old Landfill With Bizarre Art

The nature park will harbor a shambling behemoth, a fuzzy duck blind, and a smokey “Meat Church,” among other installations.

Friday's 'Blue Moon' Could Actually Look Blue

Sometimes it’s not just a figure of speech.

What a Discovery at Jamestown Says About America's First Town

Traces of lead and tooth decay in newly uncovered remains reveal the founders were of noble status—and had a new American diet.

How Los Angeles County Furthered Racist 'Fair-Housing' Practices

A recent Justice Department complaint reveals the county colluded with two cities and the sheriff’s department to push black, Section 8 families out of certain neighborhoods.

Mapping America's Renters

A new map provides a detailed look at the nation’s twofold housing crisis.

This Heat-Sensitive Map Changes With the Weather

Know where to huddle for shelter from the elements, or find a park when it’s sunny.

Cleaning Up Rome, One Tweet at a Time

Romans are sharing photos of their do-it-yourself efforts to improve the city under the hashtag #Romasonoio.

10-Foot Traffic Lanes Are Safer—and Still Move Plenty of Cars

The case against 12-foot lanes in cities, in 3 charts.

Can the Drinking Fountain Make a Comeback?

How new innovations could resuscitate the crumbling infrastructure.

The Myth of New Orleans's Affordability

Cities with “cheap” housing aren’t cheap if wages are relatively low.

This Mexican Neighborhood Lives Inside a Huge Mural

A hillside has become a psychedelic hump, with paint splashed on more than 200 homes.

Techies Are Destroying Raleigh's Southern Accent

First they gentrify, then they disrupt the way you talk.

The Man-Made Island Jane Jacobs Approved of—But Toronto Never Built

“Harbour City,” according to the famed urbanist, was to be “the most important advance in city planning” of the 20th century.

How to Stop Jail Suicides

Sandra Bland’s death was preventable on multiple levels. A jail architect explains how design failed her nearly as badly as the police.

The High-Tech Way to Avoid Long Lines

Check foot traffic in real time before you head out the door.

3 Traits Shared by New York's Most Walkable Streets

Can you say, street-level windows?

Boston's Mayor Nixes the U.S. Olympic Bid Contract

By refusing to sign a contract to guarantee the costs of hosting the games, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh may have put an end to the U.S. bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

Yes, It's Possible to Make a Living Crafting Balloon Animals

Lea Winfield is no clown.