Portland

Inside the Portland International Airport's Jellyfish Playpen

Concourse E has been invaded by a rainbow-colored swarm of gently swaying jellies.

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Who Will Ride This Electric Unicycle?

A Portland company is betting that urban trend-setters will love this one-wheeled wonder.

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Your Body Is a Wondermap

The cartographic utility of human appendages and the places they resemble.

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Portland Might Finally Add Some Fluoride to Its Water

Local groups are calling on officials to add the tooth-protector to public water supplies, citing poor dental health in kids.

Walnut Studiolo

Lugging a Bike Up Apartment Stairs? Why Not Use a Handle

Portland designers crafted this leather strap to make carrying a bicycle a little easier.

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Even In Low-Crime Portland, Police Want Cameras

Despite pockets of crime, critics say the cameras are taking police power too far.

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Portland: Build This Retirement Home for Chickens!

Portlanders are putting their elderly poultry out to pasture. We have a better idea.

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Pink Lights, Talking Cameras, and High-Pitched Squeals: The World's Weirdest Anti-Loitering Technologies

Do any of these annoying strategies actually work?

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The Only Elected Regional Government in the U.S.

Why has no other region followed the model of metropolitan Portland?

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Portland's Mayoral Race Is Full of Delightful Oddballs

Could Oregon's largest city be helmed by a tree-climbing arsonist, a man who holds proof of God's existence, or the guitar genius behind the tweaker anthem, "Mobile Crank Lab"?

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Portlander Designs Electric, Boxy Scooter of the Future

For those who love riding around town on what looks like a ridiculously large iPod, there is the BOXX.

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Why Portland's Public Toilets Succeeded Where Others Failed

The Portland Loo's defense-first design has freed it from becoming a beaten-down haven for illegal activity

Gary Lerude

The Economics of Urban Trees

A little greenery can go a long way when it comes to property values