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Police Overreach of the Day: A 6-Year-Old Is Handcuffed in Georgia

A kindergartener was arrested after she threw a tantrum in the principal's office.

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China's New Super-High, Super-Long Suspension Bridge: Not Recommended for Vertigo Sufferers

In the realm of tall bridges, Aizhai takes first place as the world's longest.

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The Global Economic Dominance of U.S. Cities

Collectively, America's cities contribute more to global GDP than the rest of the world's cities combined.

Bicycle Routes Built for a Tiger, Zebra, or Other Zoo Animal

Tokyo cartographers create cycling routes that resemble wild animals.

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Flavors We Do Not Want to See in Lickable London Elevators: Jellied Eel, Blood Pudding...

The U.K.'s first "lickable lift" raises horrific questions about what kind of flavors will be gracing the walls.

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What I Learned About Community By Working with Community Gardens

Just outside Washington, D.C., our small nonprofit collects extra food to help hungry neighbors.

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Occupy Wall Street Gears Up for Round Two

Banned from a park, New York Occupiers take to camping on the sidewalks.

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A Biking Crash-Test Dummy Could Make Us Smarter About Cycling

We're getting closer to understanding exactly what happens to our bodies when our bikes crash.

Traffic Explained in Less Than 4 Minutes

A video on what causes congestion, and how to fix it.

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Making a Game Out of Town Hall Meetings

By awarding points for civic participation, MindMixer has helped cities across the country increase citizen engagement.

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Three Paths to Large-Scale Urban Regeneration

Paris, San Francisco, and Guangzhou have very different approaches to realizing big plans.

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Which Cities Tend to Be the Greenest? The Answer May Surprise You

Some metropolitan areas emit much more CO2 than others.

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Judgmental Map of the Day: 7 Deadly Sins Across America

Geographers figured out which U.S. counties are the most greedy, gluttonous and slothful.

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Texas City's Police Force on High Alert for Nude Cleaning Women

Cops have vowed to keep a very close eye on the Lubbock Fantasy Maid Service, which provides topless women to dust, mop and mix drinks.

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Is Bad Urban Design Making Us Lonely?

Social interaction can be encouraged by our built environment. But it isn't always.

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Best Buy's Big Box Purge

Are the electronic retailer's latest closures a shift away from the giant strip mall model?

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A Bookshelf for That Ridiculously Shaped Space in Your Apartment

A flexible bookshelf that expands with your literary collection.

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This Las Vegas Bus Will Cure Your Hangover (Allegedly)

The doctor behind Hangover Heaven promises his IV treatment will erase your worst hangover in as little as 45 minutes.

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In Iowa, a New Type of Tornado Warning Gets Residents' Attention

Dire warnings prepare residents for the worst.