Small Town Kills Affordable Housing Plan After Opposition From Dave Chappelle
The village of Yellow Springs, Ohio, rejected a few dozen affordable housing units attached to a large new subdivision because its most famous resident lobbied hard against it, threatening to no longer be the town’s “benefactor” if it passed.
It’s Time to Take Suburban Food More Seriously
In MUNCHIES State of the Suburbs, we’re going outside city limits to celebrate what suburban dining is like today and explore how it’s changing.
Professor Asks for His Neighbors’ Poop to ‘Fight Gentrification’
A Temple University professor is asking West Philadelphia residents for stool samples with a flyer that claims "irresponsible development" may cause colon cancer.
Celebrated Rwanda-Based Nonprofit Faces Harrowing Misconduct Accusations
The director was accused of harassment, discrimination, anti-Semitism, and financial impropriety—and stayed on a year after his backers among the great and good were told.
A Bus Driver in China Killed Himself and 20 Others After His Home Was Demolished
The man is believed to have deliberately driven his bus into a lake following the demolition of his public housing block.
We Should Be Talking More About Opening Schools and Less About Businesses
Education experts (and desperate parents) are begging us to actually, seriously think of the children.
Why McDonald’s Is a Status Symbol in Smaller Cities of India
Having grown up in a city devoid of 'Mac-D', where only the rich kids could bring back Happy Meal toys and day-old burgers from another city, the recent opening of a McDonald's seems to say we're finally cool.
What Happened to 'Scale,' The Game That Let You Shrink and Grow Everything?
In 2013, 'Scale' raised more than $100,000 on Kickstarter. Five years later, it's still not released. Why? Here's what we learned.
Deformed Fish, Rabbits With Two Genitals: Canada’s Largest National Park Is Falling Apart
A federal study found that out of 17 environmental indicators at Wood Buffalo National Park—the second-largest national park in the world—15 are declining.
Someone Without a TV Named a NSW Property Development 'Gilead'
The dystopian theocratic republic from 'The Handmaid’s Tale' isn’t really our version of small community goals.
Google's Attempt at Fixing Autoplay Videos Has Broken Countless Games
Given how many artists and creators have moved on from those games, it's possible they may be broken forever.
Reclaim the Golf Courses
The world after golfing is a greener, more accessible one.