Leonard Nimoy's Spock represented the aspirational, utopian thinking that Americans are still desperate to see accomplished in their lifetimes—and in their cities.
Has your office lost its collective mind about The Dress? Whip out this app and let color science stop the madness.
Artist Ben Tolman creates incredibly intricate drawings that dig for the heart beneath the hard edges of the built environment.
One San Francisco mayoral candidate is making "Yes in My Back Yard" her mission statement.
With the Nine Elms to Pimlico Bridge Competition, the U.K. capital appears well positioned for folly.
Cities need to get on-brand with their brands, because the situation is hilariously bad.
YikeBike's inventors see it becoming "the most commonly owned transport device in the world." But it's got some drawbacks.
A new report makes plain some of the grim results of housing-related stressors, and suggests practices that could save lives.
Police in Harlan, Kentucky, put out an all-points bulletin for the character as a suspect behind record-cold temperatures. But what about Mr. Freeze?
Portland's water department will get to show off just how good its super-pure recycled wastewater is.
The city's primary snow dump is so tall it could run afoul of Federal Aviation Administration safety guidelines.
The most functional part of airport design gets turned into stark yet elegant art in a new poster series.
Russian oligarchs who helped finance the most expensive Olympics in history are shedding their shares of the line, leaving it barely running.
America has lost a titan of design and planning. It's time that everyone learned his name.
Psychologists still don't fully understand driving-related violence. But technology and improved transit infrastructure offer solutions to minimize it.
Show her how much you care by purchasing an empty plot of land, on which you are required to build and reside as a couple.
London's obsession with flashy "magpie infrastructure" solutions is short-sighted.
An interactive map takes down D.C.'s urban legends. Expanded, it could offer a hyperlocal look at the lore of cities across the country.
Boxed Water Is Better is ... water, in a box instead of a bottle. But its main virtue is that Boxed Water is shipped better.