Windows exploded, buildings shook and a billowing pair of smoke trails marked the heavens.
The old Buckner Building in Whittier is full of asbestos, jagged rubbish and collapsed walls – in other words, a perfect place to do a little skiing.
Also, a London neighbor fights against public gobbing and Sydney's wealthy whine about public-park weddings.
All the tweets in the world glimmer in this entrancing visualization of real-time tweets.
Here's a nicely well-preserved peek into historical Moscow, complete with snow-skiing commuters and a frozen market of mushroom and fish.
Let's settle this age-old question right here and now.
Thick trails of lung-damaging nitrogen dioxide stretch from ports in China, India and the Middle East, and fume off of coastal cities worldwide.
Meanwhile on the ground, there are automotive pile-ups, white-out conditions and reports of ferocious thundersnow.
Did you know Moby is an architecture blogger now?
Hot-air balloons! Squishy, non-circular wheels! A competition to rethink bicycling in Singapore is producing some strange results.
Originally hailed as a death trap, the jungle gym has now become a beloved part of Moscow.
Also, BART tries to get public poopers to keep it in their pants, and Penn State fights against a boozy "State Patty's" tradition.
Considering the "historic" blizzard in this weekend's weather forecast and all.
Ralph Bakshi's newest animation deals with the "freaky midways" of Coney Island, as well as "Kennedy’s assassination, the mafia, Bobby Dylan, Vietnam, Dick Tracy, Miss America, and more."
A new cost-of-living calculator lets you plan your next move based on a city's bar density and price of a six-pack.
And in other public-bathroom news, plastic seat covers might be germy and they saved Hitler's toilet.
Would you get an "S" tattooed on your arm just for the sake of completing an art project? These guys did.
Lightweight parasitic domiciles that hack into the electrical grid? What could go wrong?
A video artist has created an animated lightning storm on the ceiling.