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Dwight Howard Made the Right Decision

Staying put and building a winning team is the key to a long, lucrative professional basketball career, research shows.

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David Lynch's Freakish Advertisements: The Rats of New York City

Around the time he was filming Twin Peaks, Lynch was dabbling in some seriously bugged-out ad campaigns.

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Postcard From Kanagawa

A nifty house with a folding floor, and more news.

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The Secret to Memphis's Blues District Success

Lots of cities have tried to build thriving arts and entertainment districts, but few have anything like Beale Street. As he gets ready to retire, the developer who made it happen looks back.

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Saving Detroit's Public Transit By Privatizing It

The privately run Detroit Bus Company will try to pick up where the city's public transportation left off.

Affordable Housing Veterans Actually Want to Live In

A new, green housing project in Milwaukee offers veterans access to job training, a fitness center, and free high-speed internet.

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Blind Pedestrianism, as a Video Game

A playful and silly take on the challenges of navigating an urban setting blind.

The City, Covered With Logos

Are corporate logos diminishing the sense of place in cities?

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Mapping How the Seas Will Eat Coastal U.S. Cities

Miami, Boston, New Orleans, Washington, D.C., and other places that could have entire neighborhoods underwater by 2050.

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The Man Who Brought Texas BBQ to Chicago

Barry Sorkin is an Illinois native with no formal food background. Here's how he opened one of the city's most successful restaurants.

Urban Fail of the Day: This Pothole

It is very big.

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How One Man Built His City a Fiber Optic Network

Software entrepreneur Patrick Kennedy is bringing faster internet to San Leandro, thanks to infrastructure put in place by BART and city officials.

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How to Copy a Building

Two artists take a unique approach to preservation, creating to-scale images of historic interiors.

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Why Would Anyone Want Their Bus Shelter To Be an Interactive Jukebox?

Commuters in Sydney can now bop to high-energy techno music while they wait for their bus, thanks to an unusual advertising campaign.

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Postcard From Hiroshima

A killer is sentenced to life, and other news.

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The Politics of Playgrounds, a History

Fights over how kids play have been going strong since the early 1900s.

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The PR Disaster of London's Olympic Traffic Lanes

Organizers of the Summer Games are finding it difficult to balance their own needs with that of the host city.

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Is the Biker Rights Movement Gaining Momentum?

A new anti-harassment law in Berkeley and a building-access law in San Francisco are both the second of their kind.

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How Amazon Got the Urban Campus Right

The company's new Seattle facility is a paragon of walkable, high-density development.