John Metcalfe

A Satellite Captures Shimmering Auroras Over America

The northern lights look cool enough from below, but what about above?

More Subway Stations Should Have Lawns

How to transform the Paris Metro into pastureland in a couple easy steps.

San Francisco Gets the Ridiculous Luxury Bus It Deserves

The smartphone-enhanced, coffee-slinging, pro-networking Leap Transit could only exist in the Bay.

This Futuristic Water Bottle Is an Edible, Gelatinous Blob

The Ooho! orbs are meant to reduce carbon emissions and plastics pollution.

Seattle Is Far From America's Rainiest City

Most of the eastern U.S. is actually wetter.

The U.K.'s 'Poo Bus' Is Becoming a Crappy Reality

The biomethane vehicle will soon run on the (ahem) "Service 2" route.

Mapping the Next Major California Earthquake

Is your city in the danger zone?

Can You Spot the New Street Art in the Space Station?

After a long journey, a famed urban artist gets his work launched into orbit.

Please Let Tulsa Get This Tornado-Shaped Museum

The proposed structure would appear to revolve like a roaring, god's-honest twister.

This Bluetooth-Enabled U-Lock Shrieks at Bike Thieves

The smart lock's piercing alarm can draw attention from 150 feet away.

Hawaii (Yes, Hawaii) Gets Hit by a Blizzard

Palm trees, black sand, snow, ice, freezing fog—wait, what?

London Is Turning Old Phone Booths Into Free Cell Phone Charging Stations

The retrofitted payphones give no-strings-attached power through public advertising.

Witness the Behemoth Ice Chunks of Cape Cod

Credit the bone-chilling winter for creating these mini icebergs.

Geek Out to San Francisco's Yoda Statue

The Bay Area gains yet another tribute to the shrunken Jedi master.

How Dead Bodies Could Help Green the Urban Canopy

Who's up for getting stuffed into an egg-shaped sack and growing into a tree?

Where the Furries Are

You might live in a hotbed of people named AssassinWulf and Keenora Fluffball and not even know it.

With Less Pollution, L.A. Kids Are Growing Stronger Lungs

Millennial children have better respiratory health than did those in the smoggy '90s.

Tonight's Full Moon Will Be an Oddly Shrunken 'Micromoon'

That's because it's about 31,000 miles more distant than 2015's other full moons.

Now Is the Winter of the Terrifying Icicles

Falling ice across North America has crushed cars, bloodied pedestrians, started fires, and pancaked a poor dog.