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Does Who You See on the Street Determine How Long You'll Live?

New research suggests who you see may subtly affect your life expectancy.

Zoe Strauss

The Paradox of Mexicantown: Detroit's Uncomfortable Relationship With the Immigrants it Desperately Needs

Mexicans have made a productive home for themselves in a city largely known for its shrinking population. So why are they being deported?

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How the Creative Class Is Reshaping America's Electoral Map

Educated professionals are anchoring a new kind of voting coalition.

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Is Broadband for All Even Possible?

The District of Columbia is trying to bring high-speed internet to more of its residents. But it's much more complicated than anyone imagined.

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A More Pressing Park(ing) Day: The Best #CityReads of the Week

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

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Fun Job of the Day: Russian Garbageman

Where do I send my résumé?

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For Weary Commuters, Try This Head-Eating Pillow

The "Ostrich Pillow" fits snugly over the cranium like a fabric womb.

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Rent This Boston Townhouse for Only $40,000 a Month

This restored property in Beacon Hill costs as much as renting an average house for a year.

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Mao Makes a Comeback

Images of the former Chinese leader have been popping up around the country.

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Want Healthier Seniors? Give Them Bus Passes

Researchers find free rides on public transit can spur physical activity in older adults.

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A High Line to Speed Commutes in Edinburgh

The proposed park bridges two sides of an old elevated railway, creating a more direct route across town.

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The Outsized Legacy of Baltimore's Memorial Stadium

Camden Yards may have been a groundbreaking project, but plenty of locals still long for a less stylish sports past.

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The Government's Secret Weapon to Boost Tourism

Easing visa restrictions has led to an 8.6 percent jump in travel to the United States from abroad.

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The Future of Air Travel Is, Fittingly, a Bit Delayed

A Congressional hearing finds progress on the NextGen system lagging but generally on track.

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Turns Out Where You Live Really Does Shape Who You Are

Those stereotypes you hear about people in Boston and San Francisco – there's actually something to them.

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Architecture Revenue Down 40% Since 2008

The industry has contracted, and adapted.

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Mapping Acceptance of Same-Sex Marriage

There's uneven support for it across the country, but many clusters of agreement.

FOUND: John Cage's Long-Lost Bicycle

A gear-headed noise artist attempts to find the soundtrack of a bicycle.

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Park(ing) of the Day: Duc Le's Streetwise Tanning Lounge

L.A. artist Duc Le celebrates Park(ing) Day with some sprawling wooden street furniture.