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The Panama Canal Is About To Become an Even Bigger 'Big Ditch'

The soon-to-open expanded canal will—finally—accommodate the world’s gigantic freight ships. For now.

A Drone Tour of Mumbai's Largest Bedroom Community

Navi Mumbai was supposed to be a fully functioning satellite city, but in practice it’s more like suburban sprawl.

The National Building Museum Built a Giant Ball-Pit 'Beach'

The D.C. museum has got the big, fun, dumb, summer thing down.

An Overpass Built For a Bear

Oslo’s new “bee highway” is just one part of an emerging trend in highway infrastructure.

Gape at Some of America's Best Weather Photography

Here are the winners of NOAA’s “Weather in Focus” photo contest.

13 Portraits of Highrise Life, From Around the World

Each of these individuals shared their stories with the years-long HIGHRISE project, produced by the National Film Board of Canada.

Photographing the U.S.-Mexico Border Fence

Ignacio Evangelista's "The Line on the Map" captures the stark, literal division between nations.

Tear Down Buildings by Famous Architects on the High Line

Artist Olafur Eliasson called on 10 top architecture firms to create scaled-down structures with Legos—which viewers are free to pick apart.

A Ruptured Pipeline Dumped 21,000 Gallons of Oil on the California Coastline

The oil spill stretches for about four miles, according to Coast Guard officials.

L.A.'s 'Sunken City' May Reopen to the Public

You may soon be able to (legally) explore part of Los Angeles that began sliding into the sea in the 1920s.

'An Absolute Disastrous Mess'

The latest images from Philadelphia, where Tuesday night’s Amtrak derailment has left at least six dead and dozens injured.

Hollywood's Griffith Observatory at 80

A new book explores the architectural history and classic beauty of one of Los Angeles' most beloved attractions.

Breathtaking Views of Restored Monuments Damaged By the D.C. Earthquake

Photographer Colin Winterbottom also captured the hard work of the crews responsible for building and maintaining the city's monuments.

After Violent May Day Protests, Milan's Expo 2015 Opens

"Four little hooligans with silver spoons in their mouths will not succeed in ruining the Expo," says Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Baltimore's Weekend in Protests

Scenes from Saturday's march and rally against police brutality.

Protesters In Milan Really Don't Want the World Expo

On Thursday, members of the "No Expo" movement took to the streets. Tens of thousands more are expected to march against the event Friday.

Hey, London Developers: Up Yours!

An artist's collection of "postcards" offers a grim and hilarious view of the hyper-developing city.

Baltimore Picks Itself Up After a Long, Violent Night

After hours of rioting around the city, the clean-up begins.

Kathmandu After the Earthquake

Rescue efforts continue in Nepal's capital.

Every Single Bodega in Manhattan, Photographed

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