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9 Reasons the U.S. Ended Up So Much More Car-Dependent Than Europe

Understanding mistakes of the past can help guide U.S. transportation policy in the future.

NL Architects

Let's Turn More Empty Lots Into Mini-Golf Courses

Faced with a glut of empty eyesores, Amsterdam rolls out the sod for free public golfing.

Prank of the Day: The Easiest Way to Punk a Driver

Pretend there's a huge rock in their path, obviously.

HotelFietsBell

Bike Accessory of the Day: The Hotel Bell

Are you signaling a turn or calling the concierge?

Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada

Mega-Art of the Day: A Face the Size of 2 Football Fields

Art for airplane travelers.

Tom Grundy/Shutterstock

Real-Life George Costanza Caused the Bomb Scare at Pittsburgh's Airport

The unnamed cleaning contractor had built a secret napping nest inside an airport bathroom.

Blender Institute

In Amsterdam, a Tale of Love and Killer Robots

Nerds crowdsource a sci-fi adventure that imagines the city as a post-apocalyptic wonderland.

Reuters

The Netherlands' Awkward Intersection of Drugs, Tourism, and Local Culture

An effort to ban marijuana sales to foreigners threatens more than just the economy.

Take a Guided Tour of Amsterdam's Tourists

A wonderful way to spend a Saturday afternoon, turning the watched into the watchers.

Natwerk

A BBQ Grill Designed to Unify Estranged Neighbors

The "Buurbecue" acts as the food-grade grease that gets friendly chitchat rolling.

Flickr/Frans Schouwenburg

How Urban Design Affects Ethnic or Religious Tensions

You can't design your way out of conflict, but the way we build neighborhoods can either help or hinder polarized communities, and maybe even prevent radicalization in the first place.

Massiv

Could This Be the World's Weirdest Pedestrian Bridge?

The designers of this proposed Amsterdam river bridge get a little too whimsical for their own good.