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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.

Cities Are Innovative Because They Contain More Ideas to Steal

Two economists argue urban environments help foster the borrowing of ideas even better than they harvest original ones.

Dubai Is Making All the Same Mistakes That Led to Its Last Economic Meltdown

Real estate prices are way up, and obscenely large projects are all the rage.

Yes, This Public Sculpture Is Really Made From Condoms

Hundreds of glowing, pendulous prophylactics liven up a drab square in Madrid.

The Silicon Valleys of Everything

There's a reason this cliché won't die.

The Point of Crowdfunded Real Estate Isn't To Make Everyone Rich

A young idea gets a little bit older – and gets some critics.

Ask Your Kid's Teacher to Open a Window

New research suggests better ventilation in classrooms could cut down on illness-related school absences.

Let's Go Fly a Wind Turbine

Meet Google's new kite-like apparatus that can capture wind energy where it's most powerful.

The Giant Rubber Ducky Is Migrating to Pittsburgh

The huge, globe-trotting waterfowl will make its American debut in September.

Study of the Day: 40 Percent of Designated Drivers Drink Before They Get Behind the Wheel

And 18 percent of them are impaired.

The Latest Images From Turkey as Police Continue Their Crackdown on Protesters

Anti-government demonstrations have spread beyond Istanbul's Taksim Square.

What the Heck Is 'Bandalooping'?

A primer on that aerial dance from Monday's The Bachelorette.

Housing Discrimination Still Exists, in Deceptively Subtle Forms

How real estate and rental agents find ever-more subtle ways to keep a neighborhood white.

Drowning's Racial History

Drowning is the number-two cause of death in children, and the racial disparities in those numbers are important to consider in improving safety.