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Behold the Dizzying Pedestrian Bridge Copenhagen Is Building Above Its Harbor

Cities can learn a lot from Copenhagen’s multimodal ways. But how about this inspiring piece of infrastructure from the Danish city: Instead of simply adding a frilly statue to mark its harbor’s entrance, this bridge incorporates housing and provides a stunning vista for tourists and residents alike.

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Alissa Walker

November 24th

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See an Entire Muddy River Bed Transplanted Inside an Art Museum

See an Entire Muddy River Bed Transplanted Inside an Art Museum

If you've ever been to the Louisiana Museum in Denmark, you know it's one of the most dramatic museum locations around: Perched on a rocky cliff above Øresund, looking out over the ocean, it's easy to find yourself staring out to sea instead of at the art. Now, Olafur Eliasson has brought the landscape inside the museum.

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Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan

August 21st

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A Small Danish Suburb Is a Lab for the World’s Smartest Streetlights

A Small Danish Suburb Is a Lab for the World's Smartest Streetlights

If you happen to drive through Albertslund, Denmark starting next month, you could become part of a massive experiment on the future of street lighting. The Copenhagen suburb is getting hundreds of smart lamps connected to all sorts of sensors. It makes sense this would happen in Albertlunds—a suburb already known for its historic street lamps.

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Sarah Zhang

August 11th

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​The Crazy Tech Copenhagen Uses To Make Itself a Biker’s Wonderland

Copenhagen has become a place that's globally synonymous with great cycling culture. Yet the city is not coasting on its laurels, it's always introducing new features, from gorgeous new bridges to street-embedded lighting. Here's a video tour of all the city's newest biking innovations.

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Alissa Walker

August 4th

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Why Don’t More Cities Have E-Bike Shares?

Why Don't More Cities Have E-Bike Shares?

This week, Madrid became the first European city to launch a fully electric bike share system for its residents. It works just like a regular bike share, but better: An electric motor kicks in to help with pedaling, and most importantly, give you an extra push up hills. Why isn't this standard for bike shares everywhere?

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Alissa Walker

June 24th

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Using Leeches to Track the World’s Rarest Animals [Science]

The Grizzly Bear, the Snow Leopard, the Orangutan—these animals were once thought to be mere folklore before their existences were proven with hard, biological evidence. Now, one research team wants to harvest the same evidence from the world's wilds using a natural collection network of leeches. More »


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Andrew Tarantola

April 24th

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