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Learning to Drive a Taxi in London Changes Your Brain

According to a new study, drivers who master London's complicated street layouts actually grow their grey matter

Postcard From Boulder

The case of the missing winter squash

Jacksonville Transportation Authority

Whatever Happened to the Downtown People Mover?

A brief history of the trendy transport mode that never quite was

Courtesy Grant Stern

In Miami, Weed Whacking as Protest Art

Tired of asking the government to tend to sidewalk overgrowth, a group of friends took matters into their own hands

Library of Congress

Phoenix, Then and Now (1885 to 2011)

126 years later, Phoenix bares little resemblance to the sleepy agricultural town of the 1880s

Copenhagen's Trash Incinerator Ski Slope Is Dead

The ambitious plan was scuttled after officials realized it would increase carbon dioxide emissions by 30 percent a year

Stewart Mader

An Elevated View of the City

A photographer ventures up to the tops of New York City buildings to capture unique views

Martin Prosperity Institute

The Geography of American Brands

Some U.S. cities have more top global brands than many large countries

Winner of the Day: North Dakota

By one measure, the state has lately been the most effective in the nation in terms of job creation

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Cape Town, Design Capital

South African city named “World Design Capital 2014”

Reuters

How Twitter Proves That Place Matters

Social networks haven't replaced proximity - they just reinforce the importance of being near your friends and co-workers

SAYA

Designs for a Divided Jerusalem

If a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict ever came to pass, it would create a profound urban planning challenge

International Art Academy of Palestine

Ramallah's Art Scene Comes Home

The success of the International Art Academy of Palestine has artists from all over the world taking notice

Reuters

Postcard From Kathmandu

A terror trail ends here, and anti-Monsanto activists clash with rural farmers

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The World's 10 Best Transit Poems

A short list of our favorite verses from public transportation around the globe

Reuters

Smart Growth Advocates Shouldn't Ignore Rural Communities

Small towns deserve funding too

IFC/Danielle Mathias

Why I Love My City: Carrie Brownstein on Portland

Musician, writer, and co-creator of Portlandia Carrie Brownstein talks about what makes her city special

Reuters

The Return of the Village Post Office

As the U.S. Postal Service slashes operations, neighborhood outposts may become a bigger part of sending and receiving mail

Reuters

The Missing Link of Climate Change: Single-Family Suburban Homes

It doesn’t solve the problem to buy a hybrid and retrofit your house if all of that takes place 20 miles from your job