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Samuel Orr

Timelapse of the Day: How Nature Changes in a New York Year

A seasonal tribute to New York City.

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Introducing the $32,000 Lamborghini ... Bicycle

A luxury personal transportation option for the car-free generation.

Sarah Goodyear

How to Protect the Rockaways From Another Sandy

A community bands together to call for change, but it's not clear what exactly needs to be done.

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A City in Waiting: Outside St. Peter's Basilica

Crowds descend to await the announcement of a new Pope.

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How Your Politics Influence Your Household's Carbon Footprint

Research finds that Republicans are more likely to crank up the AC in the summer.

Rob Lutter

A Biker Chronicles His Trip From London to Hong Kong Via Instagram

Rob Lutter has spent the last 19 months biking across Europe into Asia.

The Atlantic Cities and Yahoo! News Live Chat On the New York Soda Ban

Join in as we discuss how far city governments can go to push people to protect their health.

What It Looks Like to Be a Traveling Salesman in 2013

Stu Larkin, seller of bronzed baby shoes, offers us a rare glimpse into small-town Americana.

Timothy Bella

Cory Booker Is an Old-School Politician Disguised as a New Media Maven

Booker's SXSW debut had all the makings (and soundbites) of a man who intends to continue his meteoric rise.

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Can Floating Architecture Save This Nigerian Slum?

Architects NLE are putting the finishing touches on a three-story, 2,300-square-foot floating school for 100 students in Lagos.

Reuters

A Conflict Resolution Scholar Explains How to Resolve Conflicts in the Quiet Car

Andrea Bartoli suggests an approach that presumes ignorance on the part of offenders.

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Survey Claims That 75 Percent of People Use Cellphones in the Bathroom

One-quarter of men surveyed also reported sitting down to pee so they could use their phones with both hands.

Richard Vijgen

Back When We Thought the Internet Was Like a City

Once we all built homepages on GeoCities, the "city" turned out to be a poor metaphor for the web.

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Climate Change Is Making Canada Look More Like the United States

The vegetation around Winnipeg now looks as lush as what's growing in Minneapolis, according to a NASA-funded study.

MPI's Zara Matheson

Class-Divided Cities: Houston Edition

The eighth in our series exploring the class divides across America's largest cities and metros.

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'Rich Kid Who Wears Pastel Shirts' of the Day: Connecticut

Reddit's hilarious answers to this question: If the U.S. were a high school, who would your state be?

A Map of All the U.S. Nuclear Plants That Almost Melted Down in 2012

Two years after Fukushima, some American nuclear power plants are still having scares.

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It's No 'Accident': NYPD Changes the Way It Talks About Traffic Deaths

The NYPD is replacing the term "accident" with the word "collision," a change that underscores a new approach to bike and pedestrian fatalities.

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Judge Invalidates Bloomberg's Soda Ban

The law was set to go into effect tomorrow.