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Reuters

America's Uninsured Belt

The geography of where in the U.S. people lack health insurance is striking.

Reuters

Dramatic Skyline Change of the Day: Cape Town May Grow Up

The city's building height restrictions are under review.

Ultra Global

Google: Please Use These Supercute People Movers on Your Campus

Pretty please with sugar on top?

Brookings Institution

What U.S. Population Trends From the 2000s Tell Us About the Future

The metro areas that saw the greatest slowdown in the previous decades were the ones that saw the biggest booms in the 1990s.

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Filming Life in Miniature Cities (But Not Really)

A roundup of some of our favorite city-based tilt-shift videos.

MyModernMet

The Cathedral as a Minimalist Bookstore

The new store will preserve many of the 13th century church's most striking features.

Reuters

Why Are People Rioting Over Bogota's Public Transit System?

The TransMilenio is among the world's best networks, but that hasn't stopped residents from protesting it again and again.

Reuters

Postcard From Colombo

Monks protest a United Nations resolution.

Courtesy: Kaid Benfield

The March Madness of Walkability

Which Sweet Sixteen team stadium is in the most walkable neighborhood?

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Pink Lights, Talking Cameras, and High-Pitched Squeals: The World's Weirdest Anti-Loitering Technologies

Do any of these annoying strategies actually work?

HonestBuildings.com

The Building You’re Sitting In Now Has Its Own Social Network, Too

HonestBuildings.com aims to be a sort of LinkedIn for the build environment.

Reuters

The Great Jobs Shift

How major industries have changed from their peak up to today.

Caner Guney

Should Preservationists Train Their Eyes on Skylines?

Researchers have developed a GIS-based technique to keep track of skyline changes.

Reuters

Why Conservatives Are Afraid of Cities

Rick Santorum is missing the bigger picture when he tries to align himself with rural America.

Infographic of the Day: New York City's Design Future

New York is the place to be for design and architecture.

MTA

Let This App Be Your Guide to New York's Subway Art

There's a ton of good art strewn throughout the winding tunnels of the MTA's transit system. This new city-sanctioned app makes finding it easier than ever.

Jason Ur

Uncovering the World's First Cities

Researchers map the earliest Mesopotamian cities and find that many develop in surprising areas.

Neulhae Cho

Can Street Furniture Encourage Social Interaction?

That's what one designer hopes to accomplish with his swinging see-saw seat.

Reuters

Postcard From Bissau

An assassination mars a peaceful presidential vote.