An emerging maker culture building Cincinnati, a "Green Line" making a Mexican city healthier, and a car-free festival changing L.A.—all that, plus preserving post offices in an age of email and three plans to save San Francisco from a housing crisis, in this week's Urban Reads.
I've never run a marathon, but I'd imagine it's trying enough without thousands of volts of electricity coursing through your convulsing, naked frame. Yes, naked—as was the case for Ohioan Brett Henderson. He didn't win the marathon.
Superheroes often have conflict with the public they've sworn to protect, but usually that conflict doesn't involve snickering.