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Here’s how and where you’re most likely to die on a bike

A new study from the League of American Bicyclists sheds some light on the most dangerous cycling conditions.

Cities

This app makes the NYC subway system come alive

Free app Tunnel Vision wants to use data to make the subway wait go by a little faster.

Living

Reforming fashion, one killer dress at a time

Yael Aflalo's label The Reformation is a sustainable clothing company with a high-couture twist.

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Put a bee on it: Portland “bee dork” makes hives with pollinators in mind

Ever the artisanal trend-setter, Stump Town is now rolling out stylish condos for backyard bees.

Climate & Energy

Sea-level rise is already eating our coasts

Facing the floodwaters are 94,000 miles of U.S. coastline and more than $1 trillion in infrastructure.

Living

Ask Umbra: Which are greener, cartons or cans?

A reader has a container conundrum. Umbra sends her packing.

So shellfish

Ocean acidification slurps up oysters

The shells of baby oysters are dissolving, causing big problems for a multi-generational family farm.

Climate & Energy

When it rains, it pours: Climate change brings droughts and floods alike

Alterations in precipitation patterns and reduced snowpack are some of the climate-related changes that will affect the water supply.

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The sharing economy locked itself in its room again — it’s going through puberty

Once you could use Airbnb for a harmless little orgy. NOW the grownups say no. Parents just don’t understand!

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