The process of mining that salt can produce beautiful landscapes.
A country known for its stiff upper lip lets loose with tears and champagne.
At least 72 people were killed.
As school districts downsize, they leave behind shuttered buildings. Finding new uses for them can be difficult, to say the least.
A surprisingly large number involve cars.
At least six people were killed.
Visions for sustainable building in the education system courtesy the National Building Museum.
Burning boats, foam-covered students, and a good old-fashioned joust.
A collection of strange and lovely Easter traditions.
According to a new study, their quality has little effect on student performance.
Images from Pakistan, Spain and France, among others.
After two weeks of chaos, Cyprus opens its banks again. But borrowing was tightly controlled.
The air is so bad, cyclists have taken to creating their own breathing contraptions just to get by.
A week-long parade, featuring wooden sculptures of the Passion
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Enrollment is declining, and charter schools are the most likely culprit.
The start of spring comes with its own set of traditions.
The city is bustling, with parks and nightclubs, but deep scars remain.
Ruben Oviedo has been performing in downtown Mexico City for about a year.