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Your Road Trip, Reimagined as a Glorious 16th Century Map

Connie Brown will translate your personal adventure into a wall-sized keepsake worthy of Magellan.

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Fantasy Versions of New York, Continuously Scrambled

Multimedia artist Brian Foo's latest project explores how urban forms shapes our lives.

Mannfred Werner

Mind-Blowing Discovery of the Day: Angkor Wat Was Much Larger Than We Ever Imagined

Archaeologists say the uncovered medieval cityscape is "without parallel in the pre-industrial world."

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Public Health Initiative of the Day: No Salt For You

Mexico City's "Menos sal, más salud" encourages restaurant owners to make salt shakers available only for those who request them.

Amazing Treasure of the Day: A 114-Year-Old Sidewalk Clock

What time is it, New York?

From Resort Town to Tech Center: The Future of Miami

Can the city become the next great start-up hub?

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Beijing Can't Catch a Break

Rumor has it the Chinese government is considering moving its capital to Xinyang, a small city in Henan Province.

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Wild Photos Recreate the City as Vintage Video Game

Introducing the Chinese metropolis of Honkey Kong.

What the Urban Coyote Can Teach Us About Nature in Cities

The challenge of reprogramming our urban spaces.

This Adorable Disney Short Takes on the Serendipity of City Life

The Oscar-nominated short 'Paperman' romanticizes missed connections.

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Urban Fabric of the Day: City Quilts

The city is getting soft.

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Who Reads the Most: Cities, Suburbs, or Rural Areas?

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the biggest nerd of them all?

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Why You Should Be Skeptical of Statistics on City vs. Suburban Population Growth

Columbia University planning professor David King on why calling the contest is beside the point.

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Are Cities Losing Power to States?

According to a new survey of public officials, city governments face new restrictions from states.

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So Are People Moving Back to the City or Not?

A new analysis shows downtown cores are gaining population, but the numbers are still up for debate