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Deal of the Day: Free Rides in Los Angeles, London, But Not New York

We'll take a cup of kindness yet, for Auld Lang Syne.

Ritchie S. King

Wikipedia's Most Popular Pages, in 35 Languages

The French want to know about ornamental holly, Germans are curious about cul-de-sacs, and the Vietnamese are reading up on sex positions.

Urban Trends We Hope Die in 2013

Enough with the yarn bombing already, and other wishes for the new year.

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The Geography of Drunk Driving

The percentage of accidents involving alcohol varies widely by city.

Reuters

Don't Complain When Your iPhone Gets Stolen in New York

Apple theft is so bad it's having an effect on the overall crime rate.

The Best Green Ideas of 2012

A personal, eclectic list.

Reuters

After Another Death, MTA Reconsiders Protective Platform Doors

They received a proposal for a "no cost" barrier system at least a year ago — and haven't moved on it.

Scott Hazard

Artist Tears Up Raleigh

Scott Hazard creates trompe l'oeil that make it looks like he's chewing holes through the fabric of space-time.

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How Black Gentrifiers Have Affected the Perception of Chicago's Changing Neighborhoods

Two Chicago communities with similar stories see vastly different outcomes.

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Public Funding for Stadiums Jumps the Shark in Miami

Let's hope outrage over the Marlins deal never fades away.

Haptic Lab

Urban Fabric of the Day: City Quilts

The city is getting soft.

Brandon Martin-Anderson

Mapping the Census: A Dot for Every Person

A perfect representation of density.

A Bold Concept for Post-Sandy Manhattan

Imagine marshes, floating neighborhoods, and hydroponic farms on city land.

Reuters

Redefining Inequality So It Actually Means Something

Measures that don't account for location fail to capture purchasing power differences.

The Best City Time-Lapse Videos of 2012

Kuala Lampur, Chicago, Toronto, San Francisco, and Hurricane Sandy make this year's list.

Apparently It's Snowing Inside Kiev's Subway Cars

Think your commute stinks? At least there's not a freezing microclimate happening inside your public-transit system.

Stamen Design

Are Silicon Valley's Employee Shuttles Bad for San Francisco?

The city's parallel transportation network, invented by companies like Facebook, Google and Apple, could be creating unforeseen consequences.

BMW Guggenheim Lab

Mumbai Music Video of the Day: 'This City'

A music video about public space and community in Mumbai.

Reuters

The History Behind Why NYC Drops an 11,875 Pound Ball on New Year's Eve

Wouldn't explosions in the sky be preferable?