The city is partnering with private techie groups to fund these science-themed transformations of public space.
The "hybrid" eclipse of the sun on November 3 was so rare it won't happen again until 2172.
Tokyo artist Haroshi makes wildly colorful art from hundreds of stacked skateboard decks.
A new NASA map shows what parts of the country will likely soon suffer from extreme floods, major droughts, and other water-related calamities.
The Germans have dragged the velocipede into the modern age of plastics, and it actually looks quite rideable.
Love music videos about bus etiquette? Then boy oh boy, you're in for a real treat here.
The "Starpath" absorbs sunlight during the day and glows with a supernatural-looking topaz aura at night.
An online project collects people's complaints about their burg in more than 80 locations.
A national obsession with the supernatural has led to sinister locales like Satan Hill, Lucifer Falls, Mount Evil, and Lake Chaos.
The Rube Goldbergian "mobile foundry" smelts aluminum cans into helpful objects for your butt.
You can make your own wood-and-leather heels that clip into the pedals following this eight-step process.
The perfect gift for the urban farmer who's trying to alienate loved ones with dumb purchases.
Hey, is that field staring at me?
A massive orgy under the waves might be filling the homes of Hampshire with an irritating droning that makes it impossible to sleep.
These kitchen bowls were made from soil beneath the city's notoriously nasty Tenderloin neighborhood.
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.