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Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities

In 2030, the world’s population will be a staggering eight billion people. Of these, two-thirds will live in cities. Most will be poor. With limited …

Meet Looking Glass: The 2-D Tech That Could Crush 3-D Printing

It looks like a miniature shark is sitting in that clear cube. But it’s all an illusion–an illusion that could have a big future.<p>If you think 3-D printing will change the world, you probably imagine yourself printing objects that work, like organs and furniture. But today’s desktop printers are …

3D Printing

Japanese manhole covers are beautiful

This group on Flickr shows just how fantastically designed Japanese manhole covers are. Here are some of my favorites:<p>(via mr)<p>More …

Refrigerator Pickles: Learn To Pickle Cucumbers the Simple Way

Refrigerator Pickles<p>It’s no secret that many things from your own kitchen are more flavorful, healthful, and nutrient dense than store-bought. …

Spices

'Reimagining Lincoln Center and the High Line' Film Screening

Taking place this Thursday, June 20th, at 7:00pm EST, Van Alen Books welcomes Diller Scofidio + Renfro for a film screening of 'Reimagining Lincoln …

The Arts

Joyous Iranians fill Tehran streets to celebrate Rowhani victory

TEHRAN -- Wild celebrations broke out on Tehran streets Saturday evening when the Iranian Interior Ministry confirmed centrist cleric Hassan Rowhani’s presidential election victory, throwing open the political order after relentless crackdowns by hard-liners to consolidate and safeguard their grip …

South Asia

The 30th Street Craft Market Brings More Than 50 Local Vendors To The Porch At 30th Street Station, Saturday, June 15

In the continuing wave of alfresco markets to sprout in Philadelphia this summer, for one day only, the lively alfresco community space The Porch at …

Andrew Rice shines a spotlight on Michael Kimmelman's war on Madison Square Garden

Jun 10, '13 3:43 PM EST<p><i>It might seem like a mismatch: the Dolans, veterans of many public brawls, against Kimmelman, an urbane trained pianist who</i> …

Veterans

So You Want to Learn About: Socially Responsible Architecture

<i>The "So You Want to Learn About" series highlights books focused on a particular theme: think "socially responsible architecture" and</i> …

Business picking up on 5000 block of Baltimore: Babylon Bistro to open Spring 2014

<b>Proposed draft drawing of Babylon Bistro’s storefront.</b><p>Although West Philly’s home to several excellent ethnic restaurant spots, there’s still a void …

The too-smart city

Parking in Boston can be a grueling experience, but Christos Cassandras envisions a way to make it almost effortless: Have the city itself sense when …

No undergrads, no pharmacies, more parking: Residents weigh in on 43rd and Baltimore project

<b>The “design” table offers some suggestions during a community meeting on the proposed property at 4224 Baltimore Ave. on Monday.</b><p>The roughly 40 …

Our Guide To The Hidden City Festival's Ten Incredible Projects On View At Nine Sites Through June 30

Let the Hidden City Festival be your guide on a treasure hunt to discover incredible site-specific art installations within nine of Philadelphia’s …

Brooklyn Flea Market coming to Philly, first weekend in June

The Brooklyn Flea Market has been one of New York City’s top attractions since it’s premiere in April of 2008.<p>Every single weekend – from April until …

Flea Markets