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The U.S. Cities With the Fastest Growing Job Markets

Last year was a decent one for employment growth in large metros.

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This Bus Shelter Will Give You Free Cake

The pinnacle of bus-shelter advertising madness has officially been reached with this pastry-scented campaign in London.

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2012's Hottest Music Cities, According to SXSW

A statistical look at the leading indie rock scenes represented at this year's festival in Austin.

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Map of the Day: When to Sell Your House

U.S. housing prices peak at different times based on their geography.

Casey Neistat

Won't Somebody Please Stop This Guy Stealing Bikes in New York City?

Filmmaker Casey Neistat explains why he decided to reenact his famous 2005 bike-thieving experiment.

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The Streetcar As a City's Moving Symbol

A survey of light rail aesthetics from around the world.

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Puffins, Pelicans, and Toucans: The Delightful Names of British Crosswalks

There are more animals in the U.K.'s pedestrian infrastructure than there are in the London Zoo.

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Postcard From Nagoya

A sister city sibling rivalry and more news from Nagoya, Japan.

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A Town Gets the Green Carpet Treatment

An art collective rolls out a 1,400-foot path of turf for a small town in France.

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In China, Great Urbanization Brings Great Health Risks

Better care is needed for rural-to-urban migrant workers, a new review concludes.

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The Quest for Safer Intersections

Researchers are trying to solve a classic driving dilemma by eliminating its danger.

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Hold on Tom Friedman … Resource-Rich Places Can Be Smart, Too

What the New York Times columnist got wrong in his recent look at the relationship between natural resources and knowledge-based development.

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's Latest Legal Battle, Explained

In most American cities, this latest charge would probably have come in the form of a recall effort.

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What Mumbai and Beijing Can Learn From New York

Two recent exhibits highlight American planning's strengths alongside its great weaknesses.

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Feel Good Story of the Day: Arlington Marks 2 Years Murder-Free

There haven't been any recorded homicides in the affluent Virginia county since 2009.

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This Week in Bans: Philly Outlaws Feeding the Homeless Outside

Plus, Los Tigres del Norte Rancho are banned in Mexico for singing about drugs; it's forbidden to sleep in your car in Santa Margarita; get those cars off of your front yards, Muskegon!

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Dwight Howard Made the Right Decision

Staying put and building a winning team is the key to a long, lucrative professional basketball career, research shows.

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David Lynch's Freakish Advertisements: The Rats of New York City

Around the time he was filming Twin Peaks, Lynch was dabbling in some seriously bugged-out ad campaigns.

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Postcard From Kanagawa

A nifty house with a folding floor, and more news.