Just outside Washington, D.C., our small nonprofit collects extra food to help hungry neighbors.
Banned from a park, New York Occupiers take to camping on the sidewalks.
We're getting closer to understanding exactly what happens to our bodies when our bikes crash.
Paris, San Francisco, and Guangzhou have very different approaches to realizing big plans.
Geographers figured out which U.S. counties are the most greedy, gluttonous and slothful.
Social interaction can be encouraged by our built environment. But it isn't always.
A flexible bookshelf that expands with your literary collection.
Small improvements in roof and road reflectivity are estimated to help create big reductions in carbon emissions.
Artist Tom Fruin, who works with materials like crushed beer cans and drug bags, created this recycled wonder for a new hotel in Williamsburg.
Over the last century, old English villas became de facto apartment buildings, with pasts full of secrets and stories.
Watch a group of jumpers parachute down a basilica.
Protesters stopped Ukraine's richest man from "spitting on the soul" of the city by demolishing buildings in a historic site.
True silence may be impossible to find in New York City, but these spots are as close as you can get.
The bagpipe is possibly the only musical instrument to have been labeled a tool of warfare.
The historic ballpark fought off demolition and ended up better off for it.
How an old building's conversion into a nightclub changed Manchester.
A quirky take on neighborhood improvement in the Motor City.
The country's socio-political struggles have influenced a surprising amount of home products.