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Didn't Pay Your New York Taxes? Then You Can't Drive on New York Roads

A brilliant plan to hit scofflaws where it really hurts.

Gropes and Sloppy Kisses: 13 Women's Accusations Against Bob Filner

What began with the complaints of three women against the San Diego mayor has snowballed into allegations of crude come-ons from more than a dozen.

Watch This Adorable Robot Scoot Down Utility Lines Searching for Damage

Meet the "SkySweeper."

Massive Flames Engulf Nairobi's Airport

International passengers are still stranded while officials come up with alternative plans.

There Was a Dead Shark on the New York Subway This Morning

"I've been riding the subway for 15 years, and this is the weirdest thing I've seen."

Obama Neglected an Awful Lot of People in His Big Housing Speech

The poor, the homeless, renters, and anyone who doesn't aspire to buy a house.

Meet the Town That's Being Swallowed by a Sinkhole

Bayou Corne is the biggest ongoing disaster in the United States you haven't heard of.

Watch Anthony Weiner Almost Get in a Fight

In GIFs!

What's Killing New York's Lesbian Bar Scene?

Manhattan used to have a dozen options. Now, only 3 remain.

Why Don't More U.S. Airports Connect to Amtrak?

A new federal report says the costs of intermodal air-and-rail hubs outweigh the benefits in all but a "limited number of places."

Beyoncé, Bike Commuter

The superstar rode to her last Barclays show, setting off a flurry of excitement.

Choking Clouds of Wildfire Smoke Sprawl Over Southern Oregon

Huge wildfires, aggravated by a bad drought, are sending acrid clouds of smoke into nearby cities.

Peek Inside This 'Cardboard Cathedral,' Which Can Withstand Earthquakes

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban designed the paper-based house of worship, for Christchurch.

Why Home-Cooking From Total Strangers May Be the Future of Food

The sharing economy moves into a new niche: dinner. Will queasy eaters and regulators buy in?

Commuter Hack of the Day: Help Out Researchers While You Wait for the Bus

Those digital screens at bus shelters can be used for crowd-sourced academic research.

Can One Man Change the Shape of an Entire City?

A study of Baron von Haussmann's Paris.

The Cars of the Future Will Come With Advertising

Drive by that Taco Bell every day? Maybe you want to try a Doritos Loco taco.

Jamestown Really, Really Loves Lucy

It has the festivals, museums and many murals to prove it.

Where 60 Million People in the U.S. Don't Speak English at Home

The number is on the rise.