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A Glimpse of Daily Life in Pyongyang - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: city, North Korea, pictures, photos )

- 143 days ago -
North KoreaâEUR(TM)s capital is a carefully managed showcase for its dictatorship. Closely chaperoned, the Observer's international affairs correspondent captured what she could of the city's activity
Quiz: Which British City Do You Actually Belong in? Read More: Http://Metro.Co.Uk/2015/09/01/ Quiz-Which-British-City-Do-You -Ac
Offbeat  (tags: Quiz, British, city, belong, questions )

- 1277 days ago -
ItâEUR(TM)s a deep philosophical question that can be satisfactorily answered by doing one thing and one thing only.
Schnute - Berlin's Last 'City Bear' Put to Sleep
Offbeat  (tags: Schnute, bear, sleep, city, Berlin, animal )

- 1284 days ago -
Schnute, Berlin's last official city bear and the subject of fierce animal rights campaigns, has died at the age of 34, district authorities announced on Monday.
Wild in the City: So Much for Another Raccoon Myth
Offbeat  (tags: racoons, city, turkey, dinner, banana bread, squash, animals, environment, humans, humor, photos, society, unusual, wildlife )

- 1558 days ago -
Seems the raccoons enjoyed the raw turkey for their festive dinner, then followed it up with Carol's homemade banana bread for dessert. Apparently they were not into vegetables -- they left a huge tray of mashed squash completely untouched.
15 Stunning Places in Luxembourg
Offbeat  (tags: Luxembourg, europe, Places, city, castles, mucis festivals, scenic environment, wines, culture, environment, humans, off-beat, photos, pictures, society, world )

- 1574 days ago -
Luxembourg is one of the most breathtaking cities in all of Europe. It is famous for having an abundance of ancient-medieval castles, scores of live music festivals, and scenic valleys, which produces some of the finest wines in the world!
The Rising and Sinking Threats to Our Cities
Offbeat  (tags: Science & Environment, Technology Build Tomorrow, Building Tomorrow, City, Climate change )

- 1592 days ago -
Sea-level rise due to climate change has already raised the risk of extreme floods in major coastal cities around the world, and many are slowly sinking into the oceans.
Cities: How Crowded Life Is Changing Us
Offbeat  (tags: Science, Environment, Architecture, City, Climate change, Military, Sustainability )

- 1592 days ago -
More than half the world's population are concentrated in urban areas, and this is having an effect not just culturally, but biologically too. And advances in technology are adding an entirely new dimension to people's lives.
Living Buildings for Tomorrow's Cities
Offbeat  (tags: Science & Environment, Technology, Architecture, Build Tomorrow, Building Tomorrow, City )

- 1592 days ago -
Cities rely on systems that pollute our world. In the first expert viewpoint in the Building Tomorrow series, sustainability expert Rachel Armstrong looks at how nature is providing the inspiration for greener, more responsive designs.
Sustainability in the New Urban Age
Offbeat  (tags: Science & Environment, City, Earth, Renewable energy, Sustainability )

- 1594 days ago -
The growing number of cities on the planet could provide a solution to many of our environmental and social problems - if we re-think the way they operate.
Wild in the City: Bald Eagle at the Leslie St. Spit Replenishes the Heart
Offbeat  (tags: city, bald eagle, leslie st. spit, toronto )

- 1753 days ago -
A young bald eagle in Toronto evokes a magnificent memory atop a Douglas fir in West Vancouver
Oh Deer! Fur and Antlers Are All Around in One Japanese City
Offbeat  (tags: deer, Japan, city, interesting, humans, odd, unusual )

- 2062 days ago -
The city of Nara in the centre of Japan is home to a herd over 1,000 Sika Deer, who roam the streets seemingly unperturbed by traffic jams and passing pedestrians.
Freedom Ship
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, freedom, ship, largest, sea, city )

- 2933 days ago -
No cruise ship that has ever been built can compare to the enormity of Freedom Ship. Imagine a mile-long stretch of 25-story-tall buildings in New York City; now imagine that floating on the water.
The Green Heart of Tokyo
Offbeat  (tags: city, Tokyo, park, traffic, concrete structures, Maiji Jingu, birds, quiet, trees shrubs, shinto, shrine, protection, green, garden, environment )

- 2979 days ago -
Over the last 60 years, as Tokyo has sprouted great and towering concrete structures, and as traffic jas swollen and clogged its conduits for movement, quiet havens within the city have become fewer but ever more important.
By-Law Means Dublin Horses Will Wear 'Nappies'
Offbeat  (tags: dublin, bylaw, bizarre, carriage horses, wear nappies, city, authorities )

- 3338 days ago -
Dublin carriage operators will soon have to provide 'nappies' for their horses as part of new by-laws for the city.
Sacred Indian Mound Destroyed for Sports Complex in Alabama
Offbeat  (tags: city, sacred site, destroyed, sports complex, sadness )

- 3374 days ago -
A 1,500-year-old sacred Indian mound in Oxford, Ala. has apparently been destroyed to make way for a new municipal sports complex. The site in question is near another Indian mound in Oxford that was threatened last year by construction of a Sam's Club

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