The most amazing time-lapse video you'll see today

Most time-lapse videos work by capturing an object from one vantage point as the world changes around it. This remarkable time-lapse of the traffic in Ho Chi Minh City by photographer Rob Whitworth moves along with the Vietnamese city. And that — along with a roundabout that seems to beat like the heart of the city… » 12/12/11 3:00pm 12/12/11 3:00pm

A city's traffic visualized as a beating heart

Road networks are the blood vessels of a modern city, and Libson's coastal orientation and traffic patterns create the perfect visualization for this metaphor. This work by Pedro Cruz immediately makes sense before you hear the full explanation for how he made The Blood Vessels in the traffic of Lisbon, but here it… » 2/10/11 4:00pm 2/10/11 4:00pm

Rhode Island City Plans to Leave 600 Rogue Stop Signs Standing

At some point in recent years, a ghost in the urban planning machine put up 700 rogue stop signs in Cranston, Rhode Island, (pop. 80,000; stop sign pop. 2,600). They're totally undocumented, and the city can't figure out where exactly they came from. But after an investigation by a specially appointed committee,… » 2/08/11 9:00pm 2/08/11 9:00pm