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Nate Berg

Bike Sharing Is Coming to Los Angeles

The spread-out city will implement a privately-funded, 4,000-bike system later this year.

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In New York, a 50-Foot-Tall Sign Made From Other, Salvaged Signs

Artist Tom Fruin, who works with materials like crushed beer cans and drug bags, created this recycled wonder for a new hotel in Williamsburg.

Aedifica Architects

2012's Most Interesting Buildings So Far

Under-the-radar but exciting new buildings.

Sue Anne Tay

The Elegant History of Shanghai's Rundown Communal Villas

Over the last century, old English villas became de facto apartment buildings, with pasts full of secrets and stories.

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Cory Booker, Super Mayor: The Quiz

Can you tell which of these "facts" are true about Newark's firefighting, robber-tackling, erotic fiction-inspiring mayor?

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Who Says You Can't Have Death-Defying Fun in a Church?

Watch a group of jumpers parachute down a basilica.

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How Preservationists Won the Day in Kiev

Protesters stopped Ukraine's richest man from "spitting on the soul" of the city by demolishing buildings in a historic site.

Sarah Goodyear

10 Places to Find Peace and Quiet in Manhattan

True silence may be impossible to find in New York City, but these spots are as close as you can get.

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A Data-Driven Case for Walkability

These statistics offer fresh insights into the importance of walking.

Reuters

Seeking Pedestrian Advocates in L.A., Where People Actually Do Walk

An advocacy group is growing as the city prepares to pay more attention to its walkers.

Baud Valérie

The War on Bagpipes: Wiping a Single Instrument Off the Urban Map

The bagpipe is possibly the only musical instrument to have been labeled a tool of warfare.

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As Fenway Park Turns 100, Remember That It Almost Didn't Make It

The historic ballpark fought off demolition and ended up better off for it.

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Specialty Store of the Day: A Mayonnaise Shop Grows in Brooklyn

When one (or two, or four) condiment options just aren't enough.

Reuters

Don't Drive in Malaysia

The southeast Asian country has become a hotbed of road deaths.

Ben Kelly Design

The Warehouse That Made It Cool to Be a Warehouse

How an old building's conversion into a nightclub changed Manchester.

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More on Airports' Proximity to Downtowns

Here's a complete listing of the distance between airports and cities.

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This Week in Bans: Baltimore Orioles Ban Naked Batman 'For Life'

Also, a Florida town outlaws nightclubs and a skating rink that could possibly be used for illicit dancing, and more.

K. Scott Kreider

Can Stuffed Animals and Polka Dots Save a Detroit Neighborhood?

A quirky take on neighborhood improvement in the Motor City.

Reuters

Seoul's Muted Election Day

Fliers, fliers everywhere.