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Humor

Maybe it's not funny in the traditional sense, but someone is surely having a laugh.
Aug 21, 2015   The Guardian
You know them when you see them—they're the ones ready to suck the winds out of your sails and set you back at least a month, but probably more, of good work and high morale.
Apr 1, 2015   Planetizen April 1st Edition
Test your knowledge of discretionary infrastructure funding mechanisms and one of golf's most famous figures with this pop quiz.
Apr 1, 2015   Planetizen April 1st Edition
With the Bertha tunneling-boring machine stuck in the mud under Seattle for more than a year, officials turned to a politician known for his ability to stop transportation in its tracks.
Apr 1, 2015   Planetizen April 1st Edition
You are surrounded by parking lots and pavement so vast you can see the curvature of the Earth.
Mar 27, 2015   Better Cities & Towns
Pop quiz hotshot: Think you can tell the difference between a roadway interchange and a Celtic Knot?
Mar 17, 2015   Community Builders
Clickhole, the Buzzfeed-style spinoff of The Onion, has produced a listicle of what the New York Subway line you're riding says about your personality. Prepare to learn nothing and laugh a little.
Mar 13, 2015   Clickhole
The news satire show "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" gave comic treatment to the country's ever-present, much-neglected infrastructure crisis. It's hilarious and scary. At the same time!
Mar 6, 2015   Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
A community user of Buzzfeed has clearly had it up to here with the daily frustrations of using transit on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
Feb 27, 2015   BuzzFeed
It's too bad there isn't a map that can lead us to the place where all the fact-checkers have gone.
Feb 20, 2015   Vox
Cities vie for all sorts of distinctions: greenest; friendliest; wealthiest; most innovative. Portland, Maine, is just tickled to bits about topping the "Top-10 Coziest Cities in America." Added bonus: it beat out its regional arch-rival Boston.
Feb 13, 2015   Boston.com