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Strange Urban Animal Infestations, a History

Miami and house-eating snails, Seattle against a band of coyotes, and more stories of urban outbreaks.

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Watch What Happens When East London Potholes Become Mini-Gardens

An aesthetically pleasing if not quite street legal approach to fixing East London's potholes.

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Say Goodbye to One of the Most Popular Graffiti Spots Near Paris

One of France's most famous tagging destinations, an old warehouse in Pantin, is scheduled to become just another mixed-use development.

What Cornell's Roosevelt Island Campus Might Look Like

Cornell has chosen six firms to submit designs for its new campus. Here's a look at university projects they've worked on in the past.

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Mass Evictions in Baku as Eurovision Nears

Relocating citizens to make way for a big redevelopment push isn't unusual. What's striking in this case is the Azerbaijan government's apparent ruthlessness.

Can Zoning Save a Downtown?

Nashville tries to reboot its neglected areas with a new form-based zoning code.

Postcard From Tashkent

Officials terrified residents of one neighborhood when they staged a mock terrorist attack, and other news.

Elephants and Whales on the London Tube

Artists connect the dots to reveal animal shapes on the city's subway map.

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Does Light Rail Really Alleviate Highway Congestion?

At the very least, it seems to slow the rise of highway traffic, according to a new report.

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Chicago's Booming Beer Scene, Explained

The Windy City is setting itself up as America's next beer mecca. Here's how they did it.

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Where to Find a Service Job in 2020

Service jobs are projected to make up more than roughly half of all new jobs by 2020. Here's where you'll find them.

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Why China's Urbanization Isn't Creating a Middle Class

The nation's infamous two-tier classification system prevents rural migrants from rising up in cities.

Gregory Halpern

Faces of the Rust Belt

Photographer Gregory Halpern captures scenes of despair and surprising strength in his new book, A.

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Number of the Day: 23,700

The estimated number of security personnel needed for the London Olympics.

Michael Heindl

Europe's Most Irritating Public Artist

Many urban dwellers would no doubt like to give Austrian artist Michael Heindl a piece of their minds.

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The Rise of the Super Commuter

The number of people who work in a different city than they live is growing rapidly.

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Sleek, Redesigned London Bus Gets Off to an Awkward Start

The U.K.'s first "Boris Bus" hit the streets yesterday, then broke down and had to be "rebooted."

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How More Expensive Housing Can Actually Cost You Less

An expansive new database could change the way Americans think about where we can afford to live.

Postcard From Warsaw

A monument to 22,000 massacred Poles is looking for a new home, and other news.