Because of global urbanization, the number of people exposed to catastrophic levels of pollution is growing exponentially.
Riding a bike may have special benefits that other exercise modes don’t, but we just don't know enough about it.
A sci-fi riff on Middle Eastern building traditions.
For too many American families, this is not a problem that's easily solved.
Technology can actually make it easier to connect library patrons with an actual person.
Self-organized groups of religious enforcers should not feel free to intimidate community members into silence.
Why the chainification of the corner store is a bigger deal than losing book stores and record stores combined.
This weekend’s New York Times story on long-distance cyclists might scare off potential everyday riders.
The governor proposes using some of the money from the Sandy relief bill to buy out property owners in the hardest-hit coastal regions.
New York's latest foray into smaller living hits all the right notes.
Recent polling data suggests the public is much less divided than many headlines would have you believe.
Pressing for a deeper change in gender attitudes.
Pulley systems for delivering food in tall buildings, rainwater harvesting, and other smart ideas.
Clogged canals and aging infrastructure aren’t the only factors intensifying Jakarta’s perennial flood crises.
An Indianapolis nonprofit is recycling more than five miles of banners left over from Super Bowl XLVI.
An online forum invites insight from the people who work on the ground in the world’s biggest and most dysfunctional cities.
Critics worry Paseo Cayalá is a high-end refuge that will allow the wealthy to ignore the rest of the city.
The country's survival depends on water management, and its political structures allow for decisive, speedy action.
Restoring or creating wetlands that last is no small feat.