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The Geography of Craft Beer

Mapping America's craft brewers state-by-state.

Tasha Lewis

Why Are Swarms of Butterflies Appearing in Indianapolis?

Inside one artist's mission to cover the city with blue bugs.

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Big Cities, Bad Cities, Beer Cities: The Best #CityReads of the Week

Our weekly look back at the stories you may have missed.

Ian Veidenheimer

For Muslim Taxi Drivers in New York, Ramadan Gets Complicated

Fasting and praying at gas stations can be a challenge, and that's under the best of circumstances.

Kirill Rudenko

Product of the Day: Canned City Air

Get a whiff of a place you miss.

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Watch the Icons of Google Maps Come to Life in the Real World

What happens when you insert elements from the digital realm into our physical surroundings?

The Visual Telling of Stories

The Original Hooligans

Pussy Riot are the latest, but a family of cartoon Irish immigrants came first.

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Inevitable, But Still Awesome: An Affordable Glow-in-the-Dark Bike Frame

The safety benefit may be debatable, but who cares?

From 1925 Bank Vault to Swanky Eatery: The Story of Cleveland’s Crop Bistro

"It was almost like it was [originally] designed to be a restaurant."

Reuters

A Matrimonial First for Taiwan

Two women tie the knot in the country's first same-sex Buddhist wedding.

Adi Kalina

A Chair That Lets You Do Your Office Job in a Park

Chairs with umbrellas and desks invite you to hang around.

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Singing in the Car Makes You a Worse Driver

Stop singing. Turn off the radio, too.

Reuters

A Problematic Map of Stop-and-Frisk

Its flaws cloud rather than clarify the recent debate over NYPD tactics.

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How Facebook and Twitter Are Helping the Homeless

Connecting through social networks can make it easier to be homeless and easier to escape homelessness.

Yes, You Too Can Simulate Falling Off a Skyscraper

Many folks would pay not to toe a skinny ledge atop Toronto's CN Tower, but that's the attraction of "EdgeWalk."

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Why Restaurant Week Won't Die, Despite the Haters

Every year, critics complain about amateur eaters and disappointing food. So why do so many cities keep the tradition going?

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Foreclosures Have Caused a Lot of Problems – Crime Isn't One of Them

New research debunks this fear in 142 cities across the U.S.

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Labyrinth of the Day: Salt Paintings of Motoi Yamamoto

The Japanese artist designs massive mazes by pouring salt on the floor.

Reuters

Giant 1,500-Year-Old Geoglyphs Threatened By Squatters

In Peru, the Nazca lines are at risk of disappearing as the housing crisis pushes people onto protected land.