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Imagining a Super Bowl in London

Why the ultimate American event could go global as early as 2015.

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Would Casinos Hurt Miami's Art Scene?

Artists worry that a proposed mega casino might "suck the life" out of the city's neighborhoods.

Chart of the Day: A Nation of Renters

The number of homeowners is falling.

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Troy Mayor Comes Out as Anti-Gay, Again

Janice Daniels, the tea party mayor of Troy, Michigan, recently said something bad about homosexual people at a student forum on bullying and suicide. But what was it, exactly?

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How Mussolini Influenced Qaddafi's Vision for Tripoli

In Libya's capital, one dictator's ideas followed the next.

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L.A.'s $1.5 Billion Sidewalk Problem

Sidewalk disrepair and inaccessibility are the subject of new lawsuits against the city.

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How Marketers Pulled Off That Flying People Over New York City Stunt

The team behind the film Chronicle is behind the elaborate viral video.

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The 5 U.S. Cities With the Worst Gang Violence

The nature of gang-related homicides varies widely depending on where you live.

Postcard From Washington, D.C.

Occupy protesters defy calls to leave and other news.

The World’s First Invisible Tower

A tower in Taiwan uses porous walls to allow views of the city to shine through.

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Why You Should Buy an iPad in Bangkok Instead of Buenos Aires

Comparing the price of an iPad and more than 20 other consumer goods across a selection of the world's major cities.

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Little Living Is Cheap Living

A man in Boston saves money on housing by living in a mobile home he built.

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How to Find the Least Crowded Subway Car

A British blogger conceives an answer: digital platforms that indicate the passenger volumes of various cars.

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The Surprisingly Complex Art of Urban Wayfinding

Why some signs help you get where you're going while others get you lost.

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Keeping an Eye On (and In) Recycling Bins

A Florida town tests a monitoring system that makes sure its residents are recycling properly.

Map of the Day: All the Single Ladies

The best neighborhoods for snagging a single man (or woman) in New York.

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NASA's Groovy Concept Art for the Orbiting Cities of the Future

Not content with putting a man on the moon in 1969, the aeronautics agency once aimed to create an entire space-based neighborhood.

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One Metro, Three Vastly Different Approaches to Public Transit

What three cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area can teach us about the outcomes of transit access and coverage.

An Artistic Comparison of Paris and New York

A side-by-side take of the cities' quirks.