In a misguided effort to address complaints about the smell and cleanliness of Philadelphia’s public transit system, the city will begin testing a piss-repelling paint, which douses the piss right back at the pisser. Read more >>
When the Reading Viaduct opened in 1893, Philadelphia was a booming industrial city; the elevated railway quickly became an essential artery in the beating heart of manufacturing on the East Coast. Now, advocates want to turn it into a park that will wind its way through the city.
What, you didn't think academia would just let the finest mind in science rot do you? When Einstein died in 1955, his grey matter was preserved for posterity. Now, 46 sliver's of his thinking cap have been donated to Philadelphia's Mütter Museum, USA.