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Beautiful Mashrabiya-Like Metal Facade Transforms Metro Station into a Glowing Lantern in Amsterdam

Beautiful Mashrabiya-Like Metal Facade Transforms Metro Station into a Glowing Lantern in Amsterdam

The new 5,900 square-foot Kraaiennest metro station was built to replace the original station from 1970. The overhaul of the station is one of the latest efforts turning Bijlmermeer from one of

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New Report Reveals Rubberizing “Yoga Mat” Chemical Present in 500 Everyday Foods

New Report Reveals Rubberizing “Yoga Mat” Chemical Present in 500 Everyday Foods

Yoga Mat photo from Shutterstock Until Subway announced it was pulling azodicarbonamide (ADA) out of its bread last week, few people had ever heard of this food additive found in many baked goods. As

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Architect Frank Gehry Says LA Subway Plans Spell ‘Disaster’ for Walt Disney Concert Hall

Architect Frank Gehry Says LA Subway Plans Spell ‘Disaster’ for Walt Disney Concert Hall

Walt Disney Concert Hall photo from Shutterstock By 2020 Los Angeles could have the second largest subway system in the US, after New York. While this is fantastic news for residents and environmental

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Pirate Ninja Bike is Fast, Light and Folds to Half its Size in Just 10 Seconds

Pirate Ninja Bike is Fast, Light and Folds to Half its Size in Just 10 Seconds

Pirates are known as the booty-seeking swashbucklers of the high seas. Ninjas are the stealthy warriors, lurking in the shadows until the time is right. Traits of both these larger-than-life characters

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Hamburg’s New HafenCity Subway Station is Lit with Shipping Container-Size LED Light Boxes

Hamburg’s New HafenCity Subway Station is Lit with Shipping Container-Size LED Light Boxes

The new HafenCity subway station's design is industrial in nature, and the gravity-defying installation of 6-ton boxes above the platform create a modern ambiance. The light boxes are made from steel

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How Hurricane Sandy Could Impact the 2012 Election

How Hurricane Sandy Could Impact the 2012 Election

The mass destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy will almost certainly have an impact on the presidential election -- the question is, how? And to what extent? First, there's the logistical challenge of

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Sierra Club Draws a Subway Map of America’s National Parks

Sierra Club Draws a Subway Map of America’s National Parks

The Sierra Club has created this fun map that depicts U.S. National Parks as if they were stops on a nationwide subway system. The awesome cartography depicts separate “regional” lines that

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Subway To Trial Vegan Subs in D.C. Area

Subway To Trial Vegan Subs in D.C. Area

The world’s largest restaurant chain is going vegan—or at least testing the waters. Subway plans to roll out three vegan sandwiches at locations in Maryland, Washington D.C. and Virginia, according to

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Egregious Packaging Hall of Fame: Fast Food Restaurants That Defy Waste with Savvy, Sustainable Packaging

Egregious Packaging Hall of Fame: Fast Food Restaurants That Defy Waste with Savvy, Sustainable Packaging

One in four Americans eats at least one meal a day in a fast food restaurant. Besides it being an arguably high-calorie and low-nutrient choice (processed food loses vitamins and minerals at each step of

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Interactive Map Compares Transit Habits of Hundreds of Cities

Interactive Map Compares Transit Habits of Hundreds of Cities

The European Platform on Mobility Management (EPOMM) just unveiled a new interactive web tool that makes it easy to compare transportation data between cities internationally. Now analysts, designers,

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NYC Shuts Down All Mass Transit Due to Hurricane Irene

NYC Shuts Down All Mass Transit Due to Hurricane Irene

As Hurricane Irene makes her way north, New Yorkers will be unable to travel via bus, subway, and rail services due to the looming MTA shutdown of all public transit starting at noon on Saturday and

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BMW Unveils Recyclable Eco Subway Cars for Poland

BMW Unveils Recyclable Eco Subway Cars for Poland

Think public transportation isn't sexy? What about if BMW designs your city's subway system? The luxury auto maker did just that in Poland, where it plans to launch the Inspiro subway car. Created by

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Shipping Container Subway Shop Scales the Freedom Tower

Shipping Container Subway Shop Scales the Freedom Tower

New York City's Freedom Tower is currently 5 stories high, and as it grows taller and taller it could take up to 45 minutes for construction workers to get to the bottom, making it impossible to go out

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Astro Boy Mural made from Recycled Subway Tickets!

Astro Boy Mural made from Recycled Subway Tickets!

Astro Boy, Japan's favorite mid-century anime android, was recently immortalized in a stunning metro ticket tableau at the Shinjuku Takashimaya department store. The pointillist portrait is composed of

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Sunken Subway Cars To Replace Eroding Barrier Reefs

Sunken Subway Cars To Replace Eroding Barrier Reefs

It's a condo boom for sea creatures as retired New York subway cars are being hurled into the ocean deep. The initiative, headed by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control,

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