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Scheme of the Day: Florida's Secret Plan to Cause More Traffic Violations

Your daily dose of transportation intrigue.

The Truth About the Fecal Matter the CDC Found in Atlanta's Public Pools

Only you can prevent your municipal swimming pool from being filled with poo.

Satellite Saw Deadly Tornado Minutes Before It Hit Texas Town

This image was taken right before a huge tornado hit the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, killing at least six people.

What $27 Will Get You in Gaza City: One Bucket of KFC Chicken

The brand is so popular that Palestinians are willing to pay a team of smugglers to run orders through underground tunnels.

Berlin: Barbie's New Home

The famous doll now has a life-sized mansion in the center of European Bohemianism.

Do Rising Home Values Make People Feel Richer?

Evidence debunking the "wealth effect."

Why Recess Might Be the Most Important Part of School

Schools can create an environment where sharing and cooperation are the highest values, rather than winning.

The States That Use the Most Green Energy

Texas leads the nation in wind power; in Washington, hydroelectric dams provide 60 percent of the state’s energy.

How to Save Water-Starved Cities

The key, according to a new report, is forming partnerships with farmers.

How Twitter Is Changing the Geography of Communication

New research suggests that location plays a smaller role now in who we talk to and what we talk about.

A Scientific Search for the Most Remote Places in the United States

One couple set out to visit the exact spot in each state that's farthest from a city or town.

Let a Robot Mix You a Drink at Google I/O

This new robo-bartender that's slinging rounds in San Francisco is just great.

Chicago Wants to Crack Down on Pedicabs: This Week in Bans

Also, Tampa wants to turn down the bass on car stereos and an Iowa city declares war on poopy geese.

Inside Mexico City's Chaotic Underground Rush Hour

A photographer captures the routine madness of Mexico's largest subway system.

Pimped Ride of the Day: A Motorcycle With a Jet Engine

This is sweet.

Price Tag Aside, There's a Lot to Admire About the Designs for the New Vikings Stadium

America's next $1 billion stadium will be in Minneapolis. This one is actually pretty cool.

The Inequality of Urban Tree Cover

Minorities are significantly more likely to live in heat-prone neighborhoods that will be particularly at risk with climate change.

Beyond Farmers' Markets: Louisville Kicks the Local Food Movement to the Next Level

An innovative city program hooks up farmers and food vendors.

Hypnotic Seaside Façades That Will Get You Excited for Summer

The hyper-repetition of pastel walls, closed windows, and not-so-private balconies make this series enchanting.