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Ben & Jerry's Is Churning Up City-Specific Ice Cream

If you can't take the civic puns, stay out of the freezer section.

6 More U.S. Counties Are Now Majority-Minority

Welcome to your demographic future, Charlotte, North Carolina.

A Rotating Thunderstorm, Closer Than You've Ever Seen Before

A timelapse of a supercell beautifully captures the anger of nature.

Steamboats and Smog: Life Along the Ohio River in the 1970s

A complicated balance of highways, bridges, and natural beauty.

Climate Change Could Increase Areas at Risk of Flood by 45 Percent

Rising seas and increasingly severe weather could drastically increase the costs of floods in the United States.

The Case for Making Bike-Share Membership an Employee Benefit

An early wave of New York City companies is willing to foot the bill for workers who plan to commute with Citi Bike.

Inspector of Collapsed Philadelphia Building Committed Suicide

He had visited the Market Street demolition site several times in the last few months and had declared it safe.

Beating Horses To Make Them Go Into the Ocean: Not Cool

Also, Malibu considers outlawing rat poison and another Mexican city bans bullfighting.

Bike Paths Need More of These – Wooo! – Jump Ramps

Cycling in Vancouver just got a little more wild.

A Sharp New Look for New York City Beach Signs

Redesigned signage is serving a critical role in post-Sandy coastal wayfinding.

In Bogotá, Activists Are Fighting Against a Backslide in Pedestrian Safety

The birthplace of the car-free day saw 296 deaths on city streets last year.

The Geography of Hunger in America

More kids live in food-insecure homes in Los Angeles than anywhere else in the United States.

Robotic Storage Solution of the Day: Japan's Underground Bike Valet

Don't hold your breath to see one of these in the U.S.

New Satellite Maps Reveal the Staggering Extent of Europe's Flooding

This monumental dousing has been called Europe's worst flood since the Middle Ages.

How Green Building Standards Can Actually Change People's Behavior

New research suggests LEED-ND projects can dramatically cut down on driving rates.

Watch What Happens When You Track 493 People's Grocery Buying Habits

Researchers are using GPS devices to better understand where and how we get our food.

Activists Protest Russia's New Anti-Gay Laws With Kisses

Opponents threw eggs, stinging nettles and urine at the protesters; at least 20 people were arrested.

This Bike Path Also Helps Prevent Flooded Sewers

A great example of how green infrastructure can be incorporated from the start in new street design.

The Public-Private Partnership Whisperer

Living Cities CEO Ben Hecht is reinventing how cities leverage investment for big projects.