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App Your Way to the Best Halloween Candy in Your City

The "Treat Map" can be used as a high-tech tool for treat hoarding.

Here's What the Antares Rocket Explosion Looked Like From a Plane

A pilot in a small aircraft captured this unreal footage of last night's "catastrophic anomaly."

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As Africa's Cities Change, So Does Youth Slang

Whether Sheng or Town Bemba, informal languages are giving the continent's urban youth culture a voice.

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Is Vandalism Ever the Answer to Noisy Neighbors?

If you choose to live above a noisy bar but hate noise, is cutting its cable feed to tone things down OK?

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Exploring Mussolini's Secret Bunkers

The city-owned Villa Torlonia will now offer tours inside the former dictator's hideouts.

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In New York, West African Immigrants Cope With Ebola Crisis on Two Fronts

Rather than barricading themselves at home, these immigrant communities are taking action.

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Is 'Green Growth' Possible for Nations?

Countries can be economically lean and environmentally green, but there are other costs to consider.

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Here Are Some of Astronaut Chris Hadfield's Best Photos From Space

He took more than 45,000 photographs while aboard the International Space Station.

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Goodnight to Night Trains?

For long-distance travelers looking for low-emissions options, choices are shrinking as Europe's overnight trains fade away.

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New Podcast: Kriston Capps on 'The Architecture of American Literacy'

Download or stream the conversation on the architectural and social legacy of Andrew Carnegie's libraries.

Tony Deary

'Marathon Tourism' in Asia Speeds Up

"Sports travel" has hit Asia in a big way, but will Western runners want to trek through Beijing's smog?

Alexia Fernández Campbell

Is New Orleans Trying to Deport Undocumented Workers Now That the Rebuilding Is Over?

Federal contractors lured undocumented immigrants to New Orleans after Katrina with loosened labor laws. Now the city's Latinos want police and immigration agents to stop harassing them.

How Andrew Carnegie Built the Architecture of American Literacy

The philanthropist covered the U.S. in libraries between 1893 and 1919. How many survive—and the forms they've taken—points to what kind of structures make a city center.

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Budapest's Newest Public Art Is a Humongous, Yelling Man

What city wouldn't want to have a furious stone giant ready to rampage through its streets?

Oliver O'Brien

Mapping London's 'Tube Tongues'

An interactive map shows what languages—apart from English—are most spoken at each underground stop.

Reuters/Yuya Shino

Windowless Planes Could Be Here In 10 Years, and They Look Amazing

...Or terrifying, if you're not fond of flying.

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In Protests, Who Owns the Highways?

Whose streets? Our streets. But more than rush hour is disrupted when people take to the highways.

AP Photo/Scott Anger

How Many Houses Can You Buy in Other Cities for the Price of One in Silicon Valley?

Abandon the tech hub for Youngstown, Ohio, and you could find yourself with 11 homes for the price of one.

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Happy Birthday, New York City Subway!

Today in 1904, NYC opened its first underground line, inspiring the biggest building boom in city history—and a spoof by Thomas Edison.