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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.

At Last, Sushi Served by Drones

A London fast food chain tests out its new robotic wait staff, to somewhat disastrous results.

NYC's Hot-Weather Profile Could Resemble Alabama's in 30 Years

A new report provides the background for Mayor Bloomberg's climate change adaptation plans.

This Month's Other Crucial Privacy Debate: The Rocky Future of Arrestee DNA Collection

Three arguments for, against, and qualifying the recent Supreme Court ruling.

Gentrification of the Strip Mall

These declining suburban outposts are hotbeds for immigrant entrepreneurs. How should we protect those businesses as strip malls evolve?

Green Architecture Confronts Elitism in Abu Dhabi

Might there be hope of more affordable "eco homes" in the future?

A Signpost for the Digital Age

One design firm's remedy for the ubiquitous touch screen.

The Next Big Infrastructure Crisis? Age-Proofing Our Streets

By 2031, one in five people living in America will be older than 65. But virtually none of our cities or suburbs were built with them in mind.

The Melancholy Beauty of San Francisco's Street Mattresses

"There could be rotting flesh and feces on a mattress," says photographer Amanda Durbin, "and I'd still snap a photo before I called the authorities."

Almost Nobody Washes Their Hands Properly After Using the Bathroom

Also, Brazil deploys an energy-generating toilet and Britain scares the hell out of potential drunk drivers.

Public Transit Prank of the Day: Your Face on a Bus Ad

Your (involuntary) fifteen minutes of fame.

Cincinnati's Gorgeous Attempt to Woo Visitors, Circa 1933

The city installed gigantic murals in the train station to highlight its industrial prowess.

The Depressing Political Reality Keeping Kids Hungry When School's Out

During the summer, students who qualify for free lunches often don't eat them. There's a way to fix that, if only Congress would act.

An Instagram for Maps

Stamen reveals a radical, beautiful new tool.

A Fascinating Peek Inside China's Booming Counterfeit Wine Market

Europe exported nearly $1 billion worth of wine to China last year. Counterfeiters are increasingly cashing in.

The Horrifying Inequality That Plagues Ohio Students' Routes to School

In Ohio's urban school districts, one in 446 students has been hit by a car. In suburban districts, it's one in 1,473.