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You'd Better Not Be Caught With Long Hair in Gaza

Also, politicians in Racine ban weapons (except for their own) and New York battles a slimy lake menace.

New Chicago Plan: Pedestrians Come First

The city's new Complete Streets Design Guidelines creates a paradigm shift in how road crews and transportation workers should look at shared streets.

A Miami Neighborhood Begins to Bristle at its Own Success

The artsy Wynwood district was brought to life by Second Saturday. But the transition from art walk to street party has left some gallery owners cold.

Streetview Hack of the Day: Animate Segments of the Road

A new site lets you turn any stretch of Streetviewed road into a hyperlapse, a timelapse with a mobile camera.

How President Obama's Budget Proposal Would Affect Cities

Three programs to watch as federal budget negotiations kick off.

What Math Can Tell Us About Technology's Spread Through Cities

What if city officials really understood how solar panels catch on?

Never Lose Your Dog Again?

A peek at how well pet trackers really work.

England's Many Reactions to Margaret Thatcher's Death

A country known for its stiff upper lip lets loose with tears and champagne.

Mapping the Cheapest Cities for Living the Expat Life

A user-generated global city comparator.

NYC Owes Occupy Wall Street $365,000

For the destructive raid on Zucotti Park.

New York City Has a Costumed Characters Problem

A Cookie Monster gone rogue may finally precipitate a crackdown in Times Square.

Class-Divided Cities: Detroit Edition

The final installment of our series exploring the economic divides across America's largest cities and metros.

One Man's Obsessive Mission to Draw Every Building in New York

A new book by Australian artist James Gulliver Hancock captures all the ones he's done so far.

Could Kickstarter Work as a Tool for Neighborhood Economic Development?

The city of Chicago tries to leverage the platform better known for funding design projects and cutting-edge products.

The Pacific Trash Vortex Has a Counterpart in the Great Lakes

Scientists monitoring Lake Erie have found tons of harmful plastic debris known as microplastics or "nurdles."

New Orleans Has a Soup That Supposedly Cures Hangovers

Research shows the bastardized Chinese dish "yakamein" has all the nutrients you need to overcome a night of hard drinking.

Morbid Database of the Day: Death Locations

Do you like maps and death?

A Celebration of Yiddish, Emblazoned on a Former Symbol of Nazi Power

The monumental work by American conceptual artist Mel Bochner represents a particularly sweet triumph of art.

Imagining Moscow Landmarks If They Were Mostly Underground

The "iceberg" metaphor made literal.