In the municipal mascot department, it seems that North America can't compete with Asia.
A direct, if rude, way to attack America's obesity epidemic.
Why do most heavy metal bands hail from Scandinavia and Northern Europe?
An unpolished look back at post-war urban renewal in Great Britain.
Tata Motors, the maker of the world's cheapest car, has unveiled an armored electric microcar that climbs stairs.
Rebuilding one of the city's most famous sites.
The struggle to preserve the neighborhood's unique character in the face of development.
The District of Columbia attracts millions of visitors every year, but they don't often venture far beyond the National Mall.
Two University of Pennsylvania students designed this futuristic, arching prison meant to reduce recidivism rates in New Jersey.
Allan Hill has been caring for (and inhabiting) a rundown Detroit factory building.
As iconic as anything above ground, these subway platforms leave riders with an added sense of the city they serve.
Water to cure what ails you.
An artist offers up a cabin experience in the city as an experiment in bartering for space.
They train the disadvantaged to transform garbage into beautiful furniture.
Asylum-seekers sew their lips together as part of a hunger strike.
Studies suggest city dwellers are meaner than their suburban counterparts. Here's what the researchers don't understand.
The Coolhaus truck serves up scoops with a modernist twist.
A controversial proposal seeks to help revive Southern California's troubled Salton Sea.