Chinese scientists say super-fast submarine technology could achieve torpedo speeds for passengers. File this one under fascinating but unlikely.
Research proves we're prone to emotional attachments with our vehicles. So here's some advice from someone who finally let go of hers.
The massive loss of groundwater has caused a tectonic uplift of more than half an inch in some areas.
"Suicide tourism" in Switzerland doubled between 2009 and 2012—a rise that may affect legislation in other countries.
Using pre-digital techniques as inspiration, three cartographers lead the charge against cookie-cutter digital maps.
New measures to protect deep-sea ecosystems show a new "blue" approach to urban planning.
A slew of new research reveals the deleterious effects of radiation on Fukushima's ecology.
Even telematics "trackers" that don't have GPS can be used to determine a driver's location.
Nevada's nuclear-bomb testing spawned a spectator culture tinged with both profound fear and Sin City delight.
Tiny structures sway with a magnetic field to redirect fluid and sunlight.
To keep up with SpaceX and others, the historic Space Coast must adapt to commercial needs.
An online installation asks us to accept an all-but-certain future of drones in cities, and to rethink our relationship to them.
Enabled by lotto-ticket technology.
The notion is awesome, but the science behind it might not be.
Those living in stand-alone homes feel just the opposite.
An interactive website offers real-time context for the escalating conflict.
People have all kinds of reasons to use proxies for the place they're "really" from. So have an open mind.
Here comes Charlanta the Gargantua.
Wearable satellite images of Paris, London, and New York.