A new tool shows the geography of Internet distraction.
Mega-collector David Rumsey explains how maps are an "archive of information."
French pedestrians take more "risks" at crosswalks than the Japanese, says a new study.
At New York Ideas, Ray Kelly says we should be prepared for more cameras — and smarter cameras.
More and more states are privatizing highways and roads. Whether that's a good thing or a bad thing is a matter of increasing debate.
Nearly 11 billion gallons of waste spilled into waterways after Superstorm Sandy, according to a new report.
Drivers focus so much on oncoming cars that they fail to notice walkers.
People have an especially hard time ignoring half a conversation because we can't predict what's coming next.
Michael Cook documents city pipes to raise awareness of water infrastructure problems.
"Once people get into a car, it's hard to get them out."
Traditionally, researchers have focused on race, class, and gender to explain mental anguish. A new study suggests they've ignored an key factor.
Debating the merits of planting forests on the sides of tall buildings.
A new study finds that they do — to a very considerable extent.
BRT-Lite in Lagos, zero-carbon in Masdar, recycling in Curitiba, and more.
British painter Nathan Walsh brings a photo-realism style to urban landscapes.
Even though they lose about a half a billion dollars a year.
A new report zooms in on how people actually want to use the subway, giving rise to a hypothetical train design for the future.
If there's an uplifting lesson from Boston, it may be the many people who will overcome the trauma of tragedy.
One photographer's quest to capture the similarities between the two cities.