Llama-heavy states saw their numbers drop from 2007 to 2012. But in Arizona, the beasts are only getting more popular.
Carol M. Highsmith is out to create a comprehensive visual record of the U.S.—and she's donating it all.
The open-source, citizen-driven mapmaking tool has democratized the insular world of cartography.
15 years in the making, the most complete resource on L.A.'s historic built environment has just launched.
The new documentary Southeast 67 tracks 67 kids from Southeast D.C. who were granted college scholarships in the 1990s.
A world map made of millions of geotagged tweets show the spots where locals—and tourists—flock.
A number of surprising factors could make images go viral on different social media platforms.
The wearable veggie-bot Tomatan will demonstrate how to fuel up on lycopene while on the go.
The city of Boulder is teaming up with a local beer maker to use brewing byproducts to treat wastewater.
Friends who smoke: Want to be avoid being a litterbug? Consider a pocket ashtray.
In the town of Hershey, the streets are named for chocolate. Watch your step near the gum factory.
Desperate for snow-disposal solutions, Boston has asked the public for ideas. Scientists weigh in on the most responsible options.
Hear the "cries" from Victorian-era cities—rendered in booklets that captured the world of street vendors through illustrations and rhyme.
Part preservation effort, part dreamscape, Elgin Park is a scale model of a semifictional 20th-century town.
The birds can learn to classify and "name" a range of objects from city life.
From taquerias to haute cuisine, a new documentary tracks a famed food critic as he lives and dines in L.A.
Oakland's Rockridge and East 14th neighborhoods are five miles and a world apart. Can a giant video-chat bring them together?
What a peer-to-peer, pay-to-pee service says about the lack of public restrooms in Western cities.
"If you asked me to concoct a situation with high potential for a busted forecast, I’d concoct the one we had yesterday."