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Burbank, California, Is Worried It Might Have a 'Mansionization' Problem

In older suburbs, should there be a limit on how big single-family homes can be?

Even After 5 Kids Were Mowed Down on a New York Sidewalk, Nothing Much Changes

It happened last week in the Maspeth neighborhood of Queens.

Who Has Worse Subway Etiquette: Men or Women?

A war of the sexes, waged on Tumblr.

When It Comes to Streetcars and Economic Development, There's So Much We Don't Know

Both BRT and streetcars are championed as tools for development. But only one has evidence to back that up.

Nap App Means You'll Never Miss Your Subway Stop Again

Sleep away, straphangers.

This Intimidating 'Roll Cloud' Looks Like a Steamroller Made of Smoke

Northern Virginia commuters heading to work Monday were faced with what looked like a massive tornado, turned on its side.

Orlando's CBS Affiliate Apologizes for Forcing Viewers to Watch the Jaguars

Due to NFL broadcasting rules, football fans in Orlando had to miss Sunday's Manning brothers showdown.

The Mass Killing Incidents Since Obama Took Office, Mapped

A GIF to illustrate the death toll, month-by-month.

The GOP Plan to Sabotage Raleigh's Successful Growth

The area attracts more young families than any other. But conservative attacks on public education could change that.

Gunman Killed, Multiple Victims in Mass Shooting at Washington, D.C.'s Navy Yard

Officials have confirmed that at least 13 people are dead. 

How to Make a 1,476-Foot Tall Tower Disappear

A high-tech camouflage system will allow Seoul's City Tower to seamlessly blend in with its background.

The Search for a Better Delivery Truck System for Old, Narrow European Streets

EU ideas for reducing road freight-related congestion.

An Awesome Floating Lantern, Made From 7,000 Plastic Bottles

The recyclable orb will float in a pool in Hong Kong and will mimic the phases of the moon.

How to Design a City for Women

A fascinating experiment in "gender mainstreaming."

One Chart That Explains Why the U.S. Auto Industry Is Booming

How is this possible, given the muted gains consumers have seen in their incomes?

There's a Clown Terrorizing a British Town

The poor residents of Northampton, England, are living in a nightmare scenario straight out of a Stephen King novel right now.

What 'Fringe City' Status Means for the Look and Feel of a Community

Sioux Falls: If you can make it there ...

The Ridiculous Mistakes Artists Make When They Try to Draw the U.S. From Memory

Cy Twombly left out New Mexico "because otherwise the map would look like underpants."

Area Man Attempts to Cross the Atlantic Using Nothing but Helium Balloons

A real-life Up, aided by weather-tracking software and documented on Facebook.