Mark Byrnes

Detroit Gets Ready for the Auto Show

Car companies show off their newest rides for an event that could generate more than $350 million for the local economy.

Mumbai's Snazzy New Airport Terminal

Inspired by a dancing peacock and covered with artifacts and art.

China's Slowly Disappearing Steel Plants

The country's bleak post-industrial future.

Should Portland Save a Building It Really, Really Hates?

Almost no one likes the Michael Graves office building. But it's one of America's most important pieces of postmodern architecture.

Kashmir's Cold Spell

Snowfall has debilitated much of this Indian region.

A Buffalo Artist Accidentally Tricked Locals Into Thinking They'd Uncovered a Past Relic

He transformed an abandoned department store's display windows into old-timey ads.

London and Liverpool's Mayors Are Feuding Over the Beatles

And it's not the first time the two have clashed.

Snowy Scenes From 2014's First Blizzard

Hercules wreaked havoc on airports and roads in the Northeast and Midwest United States.

Capturing the Canadian Prairie's Cold, Lonely Winters

 Vera Saltzman dealt with her move to a frigid province through photography.

China's Changing Shipyards

The national government issued a series of reforms to fix a struggling industry, but many will be left behind.

The Ice Storm That Stole Toronto's Christmas

Mayor Rob Ford says it won't be possible restore heat and electricity to everyone in time for the holiday.

Brazil Says Goodbye to the Kombi—For Now

The world famous VW van has ceased production, though a last-ditch political effort could save it.

The Year in Rob Ford

Never forget.

Moscow's 'Sexy' New Subway Stations

Stylish spots that intensely fashionable Muscovites will love.

China's Newest Status Symbol: Bodyguards

Louis Vuitton? Lamborghini? So passé. China's wealthiest now use armed security to flaunt their social status.

A London Artist's Big Project: Photograph the Site of Every Homicide

Antonio Olmos memorialized the city's often-overlooked tragedies. In the process, he gained a new perspective on violent crime.

Germany Is Building Its Own Resort for the World Cup

Favorites to win in Brazil this June, the team will reside in a new, remote beach hotel for the tournament.

German Cities Fear a Fresh Immigration Wave

Citizens of Romania and Bulgaria will get full access to Western Europe's job market and welfare systems next year.

San Francisco Luxury Apartment Promo Embarrasses Its Own Tenants

At least one person who can afford the rent at NEMA thinks this ad is ridiculous.