Videos

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Riding the Dubai Metro Is Like Driving a Porsche

How to sell public transit in a city that loves its luxury cars.

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8 More Brilliant Pieces of Bike Infrastructure

Lofted bike lanes, automated parking, and more.

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Well, This Is Certainly One of the Worst Public Bus Stories We've Ever Heard

In Detroit, a rider says a bus driver cursed at her and refused to let her off. And then things got really bad.

A Hair-Raising Parkour Tribute to the Video Game 'Mirror's Edge'

This British homage to the popular dystopian game has everything (except the shooting-at-the-cops stuff, of course).

Fly Along With NASA's Cloud Hunters

Climb aboard NASA's biggest flying laboratory to discover the climate change secrets of clouds.

What the World's Been Waiting For: Some Nice Bicycle Underthings for Ladies

Functional and fabulous.

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Watch the Long-Delayed $6.4 Billion Bay Bridge Rise in Minutes

California's largest public works project is finally open to traffic.

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What Do Sneakers on Telephone Wires Really Mean?

A video explores urban legends from around the world.

The World's Most Over-the-Top Shopping Mall Ads

Emerging economies promote their new shopping centers with ambitious, strange commercials.

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Impressive Timelapse of the Day: A Multi-Story House Built in Just One Day

It's also fully insulated and hurricane-proof.

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Why the Yosemite Fire Is Especially Scary

Just for starters, it could cut off San Francisco's water supply.

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Explained in 90 Seconds: How Climate Change Fuels Wildfires

Higher temperatures, prolonged drought, and fire suppression policy combine to make fires worse.

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Detroit Has 50,000 Stray Dogs and Only 4 Dog Catchers

And only three animal shelters. 

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Mesmerizing Public Art of the Day: A Video Installation to Distract LAX Travelers

Will this really "bring back the romance" of travel?

Anti-'Stand Your Ground' Ad Recreates Trayvon Martin's Death

A highly controversial new video from the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.

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Inside the World's Tallest Slum

Torre de David was supposed to be an office skyscraper for Caracas. Then the city's economy collapsed, and squatters took over.

Funny Video of the Day: A Sneaky 'For Rent' Sign That'll Follow You Around

Watch how an art installation turned into an idea for rejuvenating city streets.

Mystery Lung Fungus: Are You at Risk?

Valley fever is hard to diagnose, even harder to treat, and potentially fatal—and the number of cases is rising dramatically.

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Has Anthony Weiner Bottomed Out Yet?

Eighty percent of New York state voters have an unfavorable opinion of him, an all-time low in the history of Siena College polls.