Twister activity gets intriguing treatment in this explorable visualization.
The irritating sounds of Manhattan's Jazz Age included yelping newsboys, river dredgers, a marching band of orphans, and a fog siren.
Czech artist David Cerny erected this massive one-fingered salute in front of his country's presidential palace.
People tend to get married at older ages in richer, more developed countries, and at younger ages in less-prosperous regions.
More than 8,000 buildings and several Seattle neighborhoods are in the potential pathways of devastating landslides.
If Magneto decided to attend art school, here's what he might produce: Huge levitating balls of rusty trash and city infrastructure.
There are roughly 100 blazes popping in southeastern Australia, making the sky almost as black as night.
New maps show the geographic differences among Mexican, Salvadorean, Cuban, and other ethnic populations.
A computer-generated visualization shows the island sprouting buildings that eventually clump together in one great clot of concrete.
Unsafe roads and driving laws allow the global traffic-death rate to remain "unacceptably high," according to the World Health Organization.
British police busted an apartment-tower grow operation after noticing its heat signature through the walls.
The proposed learning center looks like a blimp got stuck in a rubbish bin.
Since 2001, more than 300 million trees in Texas have perished due to insufficient rainfall and human water usage.
See the age-old dance of death and life in this simulation of how the world's overall population is always changing.
Photographer Philip Jarmain has spent years slipping into Detroit's historically significant abandoned spaces, now prey to scrap thieves, fire bombers, and municipal bulldozers.
A billion people could lose easy access to water by the end of the century, triggering mass migrations, food shortages, and wars.
Bruce Wayne would feel exceptionally at home inside this Transylvania-style airport.
A Star Destroyer from George Lucas's fevered imagination, perhaps?
Chris Jordan warns against the environmental consequences of throwing away more than a trillion cigarette butts annually.