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Infinite Manhattan

Imagining New York's street grid applied to the entire world

Could London Become the Tech Capital of Europe?

The city used to struggle to keep its start-up talent. Not anymore

Gigabit Cops

A high speed network is changing and augmenting police work in Chattanooga

Mongolian City to Build an Artificial Glacier for Air Conditioning

An enormous ice sheet will emit cool air that will be pumped through the city of Ulan Bator

White Roofs Cool Cities More Than Trees

Reflective roofing programs may also be a vast deal more effective than green ones

America's Best Clean Water Cities

Philadelphia has the nation's best practices according to a new report from the NRDC

Are Road Use Fees Just Too Creepy to Work?

Paying for roads based on usage makes intellectual sense, but so far drivers are unconvinced that tracking their movements would ever be OK

Drones on the Force

Unmanned aerial vehicles are becoming a hot new tool for police departments

Mapping 'Missed Connections'

An artist analyzes the geography of New York Craigslist personal ads

Documenting the Local Perspective on Buffalo

The National Trust for Historic Preservation talked to more than 500 Buffalonians for a new documentary project

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Where the Twitterati Live

Why the world's most popular tweeters are clustered in a handful of American cities—and Brazil

Can Phoenix Be Greened?

The city is ground zero for global warming emissions. But adopting a more sustainable urban planning approach will be very difficult

How the Telecom Lobby is Killing Municipal Broadband

Companies like Comcast are spending big bucks to prevent competition from local governments

The Search for Extraterrestrial City Life

Astrophysicists suggest looking for the shimmering light of cities on far off planets

Surveillance Technology and the Modern Protest

The ability to identify people from even short clips of video is rapidly improving

CityFixer

Is Yemen's Capital City Doomed?

Sana'a could literally run out of water by 2017. And so far, very little has been done

Urban Planning in the iPhone Age

A new generation of apps make life easier for urban planners and urban dwellers

10 Addictive Urban Web Cams

Stream Las Vegas weddings, construction in Iran, or one of the longest DMV lines in the country