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Googling the City's Edge

Lessons learned from comparing city borders on Google Maps

Postcard From Key West

The Miami to Keys "over the sea" railroad turns 100 and other news 

Documenting the New Generation of Health Problems Caused by Sprawl

In a new documentary, a trio of doctors examine why diseases like diabetes and obesity have sky-rocketed

Reuters

Can China Support Its New Urban Majority?

According to a new report, the country could face major food and water shortages thanks to climate change

Reuters

The Municipal Feud That Made Hollywood

In 1937, a California city just southwest of Hollywood tried to change its name - to Hollywood

Mark Byrnes

Empowering Regions to Reinvent Themselves

In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave ten regions the opportunity to propose their own economic fixes

Mark Byrnes

Bringing Ohio's Rust Belt Industries Into the 21st Century

A regional organization helps old commodities industries find new niches for their products

Reuters

If Romney Stumbles in South Carolina, Is the Economy to Blame?

The serious economic challenges facing the next three GOP primary states may hurt Romney and help more conservative candidates

Sarah Goodyear

How a Shy Artist Dealt With Having the High Line Right Outside Her Window

Hyemi Cho never expected to have throngs of tourists peering into her apartment, but she came up with a painterly solution

Reuters

Drink of the Day: Beer

Brazil's cities may be required to introduce beer back into soccer stadiums for the World Cup

Why Do Cow Brains Keep Getting Seized at the Cairo Airport?

International smugglers have tried to bring cow brains into Egypt four times in the past two weeks

Mark Byrnes

Bridges and Roads to a Better Michigan

Michigan's governor believes better infrastructure will make the state a bigger global economic hub

Mark Byrnes

Targeting an Achievement Gap in One of the Country's Most Educated Metros

King County, Wash., takes aim at cultivating local talent for its growing economy

Reuters

Despite Budget Crunch, the Great Film Production Incentives Race Continues

There have been more films shot in cities like Detroit and New Orleans in the last couple of years than ever before

Fargo Tourism Ad Deemed Too Sexy, Gets Yanked

Is this an innocent promotion for North Dakota tourism, or an enticement for a steamy interlude?

Skidmore Owings & Merrill

In China, a Steel Skyscraper That Breathes

The proposed high rise boasts a giant hollow shaft to ventilate the building

Postcard From Cedar Key

Meet Florida's water women

Courtesy: Cameron Booth

Translating the American Highway System Into a Subway Map

Graphic designer Cameron Booth gives a London Tube map treatment to America's roadways

Mark Byrnes

North Carolina Seeks Its Next Generation of Workers

SuccessNC looks to improve the state's community college system and in turn, its students