There are roughly 100 blazes popping in southeastern Australia, making the sky almost as black as night.
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.
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.