Friday Eye Candy

Yesterday
The New York Times published an interactive map that shows how important distance is in determining connections on social media.
The New York Times
September 14, 2018, 5am PDT
A collection of drone footage of the world's most beautiful cities, for those of us ready for a deskcation.
The Mercury News
August 3, 2018, 6am PDT
Witness the "theatricality of public space."
Mother Jones
July 13, 2018, 5am PDT
The transit map is useful, but doesn't always capture the scale of the engineering feat that produced the world's subways systems.
CityLab
July 6, 2018, 5am PDT
The panoramas of Heinrich Berann had been locked up in a vault, Now they are available for download.
National Geographic
June 22, 2018, 6am PDT
Not all bike routes are created equal; some are just mellower.
Chicago Reader
May 18, 2018, 5am PDT
What does the way people commute reveal about the role of individuals in society?
CityLab
April 13, 2018, 2pm PDT
Mandatory evacuations were in order, so there was no threat to the general pubic. Witness the fury of mother nature from a safe distance.
The Washington Post
March 30, 2018, 6am PDT
China has dockless bikeshare graveyards; the United States has Volkswagen graveyards.
Sky News
March 30, 2018, 5am PDT
You might have read about the oceans of impounded dockless bikes, piling up around cities in China, but you've never seen them like this.
The Atlantic
March 23, 2018, 12pm PDT
Never mind that old adage about judging a book by its cover: the way a library is designed makes an undeniable difference for its patrons. Here are 20 of the nation's most picturesque.
Curbed
March 23, 2018, 5am PDT
The real estate market in Manhattan is pushing towers to new heights and new dimensions.
The B1M
January 26, 2018, 12pm PST
A series of renderings by a Seattle architect shows the recently completed high-rises, along with under construction, proposed, and rumored projects. Seattle is changing, quickly.
The Urbanist
January 5, 2018, 5am PST
Ten children, ages six through 12, were asked to draw the cars of the future, and then a professional illustrator touched up their ideas.
Quartz
December 29, 2017, 5am PST
More than ever it seemed, the scale of natural and human events were visible from space in 2017.
Quartz
December 15, 2017, 5am PST
Check out the holiday-themed buses rolling through the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and the Detroit Department of Transportation systems.
Philadelphia
December 8, 2017, 8am PST
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has been making the most of its celestial perch to illustrate the scale of the fires currently burning in Southern California.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
November 3, 2017, 7am PDT
Few rail transit systems have faced as many challenges in recent years as the Metrorail system serving the Washington, D.C. Consider this video an appreciation.
Greater Greater Washington
October 20, 2017, 10am PDT
Cultures and geography have created a dictionary's worth of words for water. A new video from Vox maps (most of) them out.
Vox
October 13, 2017, 5am PDT
Arcaid has collected a shortlist for its 2017 architectural photograph of the year.
The Guardian