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.
A falling block of concrete weighing several tons cleaved this building in two, making it look like Stonehenge.
The United States and China eat the most meat, and poorer nations tend to subsist on cereals and starchy roots.
There's a good reason that "Send Me To Heaven" has been banned from the Apple Store.
The ages of Dutch structures are shown as glorious, prismatic blasts in this obsessively detailed map.
Something in diesel fumes is preventing bees from finding their chief source of food, and that's not good for humanity's future.
This sad luggage can't climb stairs and will phone you like a needy friend if you outrun it.
The physical infrastructure of the Internet presents tantalizing targets for the NSA and other eavesdropping agencies.
The happiest countries on Earth are rich and European; the most miserable are located in impoverished Sub-Saharan Africa.
A burbling volcano of mud rose out of the Arabian Sea like some Lovecraftian nightmare.
Hotter, wetter weather and new droughts are shown in this weirdly undulating simulation of Earth's atmosphere.
The United States, Italy, and the United Kingdom are particularly good at obtaining private Facebook data, a new map reveals.
Faced with a glut of empty eyesores, Amsterdam rolls out the sod for free public golfing.
Blood-colored evaporation ponds, smoldering toxic-waste dumps, a rusting fleet of military ghost ships – the Bay Area has it all.