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Every Single Bodega in Manhattan, Photographed

Artist Gail Victoria Braddock Quagliata walked the whole borough to document each instance of this cultural institution.

3 Ways To Corral Your Cords

How to prevent a jumbled mess.

What Good Is a Video You Can't See?

Police body cameras are meant to be a tool of public accountability. But even experts can't agree on how to make sure that happens.

Another Way to Help Humanitarian Efforts in Nepal: Start Mapping

Citizen cartographers around the globe are tracing and checking roads, buildings, and open spaces to assist people on the ground. You can help.

An Underrated Approach to Cutting Car Commutes: Peer Pressure

The surprising power of social norms in shifting travel habits.

China Is Building a Great Wall of Trees to Fight Climate Change

The country is building a belt of trees that will stretch 2,800 miles in an attempt to stop the advance of the Gobi desert.

Zone Out to a Live Cam of Harrisburg's Fluffy, Baby Falcons

Mom is doing squats on them at the moment.

How Urban Planning Failed Kathmandu

Haphazard urbanization and rampant building code violations in Nepal pushed up the earthquake death toll.

Why the Cities of Science Fiction Feel So Familiar: #Best Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

How Twitter Maps Can Be Useful During Disasters

They may not provide comprehensive information, but they can help save lives.

What You Should Really Do After a Food Recall

(Hint: When in doubt, throw it out.)

Remembering the Omni, the Arena That Helped Revitalize Downtown Atlanta

It became an outdated and leaky facility rather quickly, but it also brought Atlantans and a wave of redevelopment back to the urban core.

Indiana Drivers Paid $4.8 Million in NYC Parking Tickets Last Year

And other sad parking tales told by open data.

The 'Water Empress' of Las Vegas Delivers a Lesson in Conservation Ethics

Patricia Mulroy lays out your moral obligation to save water in a new video.

Is Your Open Office a Nightmare? The Dream of the Supercubicle Is Still Alive

The 'Brody' is an effort to reclaim workplace privacy while preserving collaboration—and enhancing comfort and function for the modern office-dweller.

In One Upper East Side Bakery, a Victory for Labor Rights

The documentary "The Hand That Feeds" is a humanizing portrait of one battle in the wage war.

This Pencil-Thin Tower Sets a New Bar for Skinny High-Rises

An upcoming residential tower on 44th Street in Manhattan is only 47 feet wide. Can super-slender in-fill projects help NYC's housing squeeze?

In 2025, IKEA Thinks Your Kitchen Will Include Drones

Innovations and prototypes from IKEA's Concept Kitchen 2025, on view in Milan.

Celebrating New York Landmarks, Both Saved and Lost

An illuminating new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York focuses on the legacy of historic preservation.