In Mexico City, new devices give pedestrians an unusual incentive to clean up after their pets.
Get your eye bleach handy, folks.
Salem has had it up to here with inept jazz musicians. Also outlawed recently: noisy electronica in Santa Cruz, payday lenders in Iowa and the entire vice squad of Salt Lake City.
A wildlife expert and Smithsonian scientist help solve one of life's enduring urban mysteries.
A yawning black hole opening up in the dead center of the sun is on the bill for May 20.
An artist from the U.K. makes it look as if buildings are being strangled by a malignant Kraken.
Plans are emerging for an electric-powered truck highway in the ports of L.A. and Long Beach.
Environmentalists have kicked off a campaign called "Straw Wars" to rid London's Soho district of drinking straws.
Researchers in Grenoble, France, have developed a wallpaper that blocks wireless internet signals from leaking out of your home.
Has the city's public-works department gone rogue?
Depending on where you live, you might see hockey nuts chucking fish, octopi, beef, or sex toys.
Who doesn't want to enjoy some alone time in a shiny polyhedron from outer space?
Also, Ireland puts the chill on tanning beds and trashy fashion models of the U.K., beware.
An artist transformed this revolving billboard in Berlin into something that's fun for kids.
According to feds, the former Dixon, Illinois, comptroller spent much of the $53 million she's accused of stealing on horses with names like "Packin' Jewels" and "Have Faith in Money."
A design team in Rotterdam has a creative solution to scenery-marring construction fences.
Modeled after Catholic confessionals, this portable furniture allows people a private place to chat away from all the hubbub.
A 50-foot tall creature in a diving suit stalks the streets of England.
The artist behind the Palin-shaped public art has been informed: "You will be the next one to burn."