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The Most Easily Misinterpreted Chart on the Future of the Housing Market

After six years of decline, more architects now report designing larger homes. But that doesn't necessarily mean what you think it means.

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Can China Reinvigorate the American Housing Market?

Maybe. But we should be doing that ourselves.

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Watch the Leaning Tower of Pisa Fall Over (In Dominoes)

Hasn't everyone wanted to see this happen?

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A 3D Play for Citizen Planning

Gothenburg, Sweden, makes its public planning process interactive with an online map.

Courtesy: Andrea Martiradonna

This Globe-Trotting Restaurant Makes a Pit Stop in London

The CUBE, a mobile restaurant and event space, has graced landmarks in Brussels and Milan. Now it's headed to England in time for the Games.

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Toilet Tuesday: Metal Thieves Finally Find Public Bathrooms

Your weekly roundup of the world's classiest toilet news.

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Mermaids on Main Street

Pictures from the annual Coney Island parade.

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Insane 'Free Skiing' in the Urban Ruins of Industrial Russia

A group of hardcore Finnish free-ski stylists are making amazing videos amid the urban landscapes of Northern and Eastern Europe.

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In San Francisco, a One-Stop Shop for Building Better Streets

A new website streamlines the process for creating parklets, art installations, bike parking and more.

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Green Building's Growing Pains

The proliferation of green building standards and evaluations mean more choices about which program to prioritize.

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What Honeybees Can Teach Us About Gang-Related Crime

Police typically identify gang territories by tracking crime, graffiti and other clues. But a simple ecological equation might do the job even better.

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The Secret Conservative War on Zoning

The controversial American Legislative Exchange Council appears to be behind a new effort to unravel local zoning and regulatory authority across the country.

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Photo of the Day: Dumpster Pics From Hamburg

1,100 Dumpsters are transformed into pinhole cameras.

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This Is Not an Interrogation Device, Just a Super-Safe Bike Helmet

It may look like a radioactive Chambered Nautilus initiating a cranial death-grip, but the builders of the LumaHelm see a universe of possibility in its bizarre light-shell.

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Matchmaking Abandoned Properties With Ideas for Reuse

An Italian website compiles crowd wisdom and ideas to utilize vacant properties.

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A Car That Navigated Itself Way Back in 1966

A proto-GPS used punch cards to direct drivers.

Adriaan Brouwer

Officials Gone Wild: Cook County Morgue CEO Flees Stacks of Corpses

Also, Los Angeles-area officials believe that "money makes the monkey dance," and a Georgia mayor struggles to get somebody to pay for his lawsuit.

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Climate Change at the Neighborhood Level

Researchers in Los Angeles try out a more granular approach to temperature change estimates.

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After Elections, Tahrir Square Erupts Into a Party

A rare moment of celebration in Cairo.