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Football's Most Fanatical Cities

How do pro fans stack up against those who favor the college game on a city-by-city basis?

Flint Local 432 and the Remarkable Power of a Great Music Venue

Flint, Michigan's premiere DIY mecca has closed and reopened more than once. There's a lesson in its history.

A Hopeful 'Crossroads' for Portland

Plans for the city's last remaining major parcel, the Zidell Yards, could be shaping up into a dream project.

Record Breaking Metro System of the Day: Beijing

With an end-of-year expansion, it is now the world's longest subway system.

2013's Architecture to Watch

The buildings (and controversies) that will define this year.

The Skateboard As a Swiss Army Knife for Urban Living

Coat hanger, bottle opener, laptop desk? A French artist shows that a skateboard can be all of these, and more.

Wikipedia's Most Common Word in the History of Nations? Definitely 'War'

A map of few words.

A Watercolor Guide to Harlem's Hidden Bakeries

An artist chronicles the neighborhood's best sweet shops.

Mapping India's Rape Problem

In the wake of the death of a gang rape victim in New Delhi, a look at the country through rape statistics.

Resilience Is About Relationships, Not Just Infrastructure

As cities prepare for climate change in earnest, the importance of community connections cannot be overstated.

In Russia, the New Year's Vacation Is Marked by '10 Days of Horror'?

For the festive week ahead, a government minister is warning Russians about the greatest threat to the country: themselves.

Beware the Comeback of Rent Control

There's very little evidence that rent stabilization protects poor or vulnerable renters.

Banned in America, 2013 Edition: Conversion Therapy, Eating Horse Meat, Plus Many More

Grab tight your freedoms, America: The country's collective legislatures are unleashing a torrent of new regulations.

Why Don't American Subway Stations Have Public Bathrooms?

Some say it's a security measure — but others think it's a matter of money.

Mumbai's Walkability Problem: Plenty of Pedestrians, Not Enough Sidewalks

Though the city sees 15 million walking trips a day, the infrastructure is abysmal. But some developers are trying to change that.

Will Climate Change Alter the Geography of New York's Public Housing?

In the aftermath of Sandy, New Yorkers suddenly remembered that many of the city's housing projects are placed along the water.

Minimum Wage of the Day: San Francisco Reclaims #1, at $10.55 Per Hour

San Francisco is once again the best city in America to flip burgers.

Despite Sandy, Plans for Huge Staten Island Ferris Wheel Roll Forward

Weighing jobs vs. climate change in New York's hardest hit borough.

'Criminals Should Be Punished'

Protesters gathered across India's cities to demand justice and security for women.