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Get Ready for the Awesome Power of the 'Milwaukee Ripple Effect'

The era of the publicly financed stadium lives on.

In Vivid Animation, the Shapes and Sounds of Planet Earth

Crop fields are computer chips and rivers are lightning bolts in this new short film.

How Fair Housing Will Turn Liberal Cities Conservative

The zoning arguments and policies that will win over liberal white homeowners won’t mention race or class directly. But they will restrict the density that makes sense for affordable housing.

One Major Missing Link to Solving Youth Unemployment: Corporations

With a pledge to hire 100,000 young people, Starbucks and a slew of other business giants are taking up an important torch.

These Maps of Which Cities Instagram Certain Foods Don't Mean Much, But They're Still Fun

Churros are a hit in Seoul and Singapore; Québécois take lots of photos of poutine.

Forget Tiny Houses—It's Time for Tiny Artist Studios

It may also be the future of affordable creative workspace in big cities.

A Portable Printer for Your Smartphone

The droPrinter can make a hard copy of anything on your screen.

Private Homeless Shelters Are Exactly as Awful as You’d Think

New York City’s privately run, publicly funded shelters leave the homeless in squalor.

Why Police Can't Be Trusted to Decide If Video Should Be Public

The killing of an unarmed man in Gardena, California, and the weak rationale for suppressing dashboard cam footage of the encounter.

Show Your New York Love With a Poster of Every Subway Station

Why? “Because … subway!”

Seattle Plants Street Trees in a Substance Made of Car Tires

It’s reportedly easier to maintain than soil and mulch.

Watch Chicago's Marina City Emerge From the Ground Up

Fifty years ago, the iconic corn-cob-shaped cement towers were a symbol of optimism for the city. Today, they are close to being designated historic landmarks.

A Dog House Fit for a Mid-Century Modern Mutt

For the design-obsessed dog owner with a spare $990.

Why Tap-and-Go Transit Fares Are Kind of a Big Deal

Lower costs, ridership barriers, and passenger congestion are among the possible benefits.

Now More Than Ever, It Sucks to Be Homeless in L.A.

Tough new ordinances seek to seize the property of homeless people across the city. And there's likely more to come.

The Vision Zero Message Is Finally Getting Through in New York

A robust turnout at a recent rally indicates progress in terms of public awareness and support.

Bringing Broadband to Kids Who Really Need It

A White House initiative to bring broadband to low-income students could help free up community-based services everywhere.

What $100 Is Worth in Cities Across the U.S.

That crisp Benjamin only buys you $85 worth of stuff in Washington, D.C.

On the Job With: A Lei-Maker

Every day, she has to hustle to sell the floral necklaces before they wilt.