Humor

Satire is supposed to make us uncomfortable. A recent totally fake news report imagining hit-and-run technology for self-driving cars (called the "Culpability-Evasion System") definitely succeeded there.
Apr 10, 2015   The Onion
Would you ride the bus more if your stop had one of these?
Sep 14, 2012   BuzzFeed
Man's best friend is taking parkour - the improvised sport that uses the urban environment as an obstacle course - to new levels. Nate Berg looks at some of "barkour's" pooch practitioners.
Aug 31, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
The latest installment in Planetizen's ongoing efforts to promote the world's biggest transit enthusiasts spotlights a very excited fellow who goes double rainbow-style crazy for heritage train cars.
Aug 24, 2012   22 Words
In an indication that the "creative class" era may have finally jumped the shark, the city of Miami is reveling in the arrival of Richard Florida <em>himself</em> as a sign of the area's arrival as a "Creative City."
Aug 20, 2012   The Miami Herald
You may have heard of the Central Asian country of Kazakhstan for the "enlightened authoritarianism" of President Nursultan Nazarbayev, or as the world's largest landlocked country. It's now earning a well-deserved reputation for its parking habits.
Aug 17, 2012   The Atlantic
Since it was so much fun when it occurred half a century ago, artist Flavio Trevisan has decided to create a way for you to play Moses (Robert, that is) with the fate of Toronto’s Regent Park neighborhood, in the comfort of your home.
Aug 16, 2012   Architizer
Renee DiResta uses Google's autocomplete feature to understand how Americans "really think about 'those people' in other states." Play with her wonderfully enlightening interactive map to view the top terms associated with each state.
Aug 14, 2012   no upside
Accomplished comic author, and orthodontist-in-training, Grant Snider turns his acerbic attention to his neighborhood, and the wonders of "Suburban Planning."
Aug 10, 2012   Incidental Comics
Countless street-gazing tourists and residents of New York have wondered what the mysterious markings - one that looks like a blue poker chip, the other a yellow E - embedded in New York's streets signify. Kate Hinds has the answer.
Aug 6, 2012   Transportation Nation
An elderly woman in China has implemented an innovative traffic calming measure in her neighborhood. Could sex dolls replace stop signs at an intersection near you?
Aug 3, 2012   Boing Boing