Incredible footage from the 1920s shows New York's traffic has always been a problem (especially when you're rushing to put out a fire).
Proof that any project can garner accolades if it's eccentric enough.
Coat hanger, bottle opener, laptop desk? A French artist shows that a skateboard can be all of these, and more.
For the festive week ahead, a government minister is warning Russians about the greatest threat to the country: themselves.
Grab tight your freedoms, America: The country's collective legislatures are unleashing a torrent of new regulations.
The man ventured into the eviscerated fuselage to retrieve a wounded woman after Saturday's accident at Vnukovo Airport, which killed five crew members.
Scott Hazard creates trompe l'oeil that make it looks like he's chewing holes through the fabric of space-time.
Think your commute stinks? At least there's not a freezing microclimate happening inside your public-transit system.
The 2012 International Poznań Ice Festival.
Also, Mumbai outlaws spitting tobacco on buses and Swaziland bans clothing that could tempt men to rape.
Bicyclists and public-bus commuters in San Diego are exposing themselves to a whole lot of crap in the air, according to new research.
Robbie Griffith is starting to get noticed in the urban sport, and it's easy to see why.
Parts of the outback are lit up with so much flame they look like huge metropolises at night.
What is causing these glowing orbs over the Mission District?
Also, a Canadian city goes after bullies and a Chicago alderman takes the war on pigeons to a new level.
Cities around the world are reinventing the highway with things like de-icing pavements, color-changing paint and wind-powered street lights.
Sure, it could kill you, but there's no thrill quite like riding on the roof of a 125 mph commuter train.
To its credit, the animal behaved better than many public-transit riders.
The energy disparity between Pyongyang and its neighbors is clearer than ever in this awesome NASA satellite shot.