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Public Transportation ... for Your Car?

Behold the train-ferry for car commuters, and one of the craziest transit ideas we've ever seen.

Instructional Video of the Day: How to Build Skyscrapers Over Moving Trains

Neat!

Cities With Too Many Men

India's unbalanced sex ratio has created a slew of social problems and exacerbated violence against women.

A Harrowing Subway Video With a Happy Ending

A Madrid man rescues a woman who fainted onto the tracks.

Iconic City Landmarks, Right Out of the Land of Lilliput

Paper sculptures of architectural landmarks.

The Fight for Jackson's Last Abortion Clinic

A new bill could rid Mississippi of its clinics. Here is what's at stake.

Why Sick Trees Make for Sick People

The strange, fascinating relationship between the health of trees and the health of people.

What a Difference a Century Makes: Postcards of England, Then and Now

"Most of England looked a lot prettier than it does now, and people were a lot better dressed."

The 'Toad Sofa' Is 2013's Must-Have Chair

Obviously.

Traveling the Entire Length of California by Local Transit

A new state rail map shows that it can be done — should you be crazy enough to try it.

'I Pledge to Walk Alone': Activists Demand Safer Cities for Women in India

Pressing for a deeper change in gender attitudes.

Brooklyn Building Transforms Into a Huge Equalizer

Truly mesmerizing.

A Map for All Possible Routes

How to get where you're going by foot, by car, by transit and bike, all on one map.

Gun Violence in U.S. Cities Compared to the Deadliest Nations in the World

New Orleans is like Honduras, Detroit is similar to El Salvador.

Inauguration 2013: A Ballet of Logistics

This is what it looks like when hundreds of thousands of visitors stream through downtown Washington.

Voice-Operated Texting While Driving: As Unsafe As It Ever Was

A new California law says drivers can text and email via voice systems safely — but the evidence begs to differ.

Practical Suggestions for Disaster Preparedness From New Yorkers

Pulley systems for delivering food in tall buildings, rainwater harvesting, and other smart ideas.

Awesome Images of the Day: Streetview Kaleidoscope

The world like you've never seen it before.

D.C. Taxis Finally Forced to Start Accepting Credit Cards

A decree from the D.C. Taxicab Commission will force drivers to install credit card machines by Mar. 31.