Get up from the "Tulpi" seat, a Dutch invention, and it closes like a flower.
Overtime: The Art of Work looks back at life on the clock over the course of two centuries.
British photographer Marcus Lyon creates apocalyptic images of what cities might look like if left to grow out of control.
A Kansas City artist wants to swap out a famous sculpture for a run-down home at the city's major museum.
Jeff Altman's grandfather loved to travel, and he left behind a remarkable collection of films that are now being preserved.
The painter's groundbreaking works trace the journey of African Americans out of the Jim Crow South.
Boeing has filed a patent on an "upright sleep support system," so let's give it a closer look.
Browse the world's passports by color, country, and most crucially, how many countries citizens can travel to without a visa.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
One of the world's most popular underground networks finally gets the wayfinding treatment it deserves.
Gritty urban streetscapes transform into dreamy vistas with this map hack.
"Neuroflowers" changes color and blossoms according to your mental focus.
A downtown site once held the promise of keeping the Expos in "la belle province."
The nation loves its Eiffel Tower, Great Sphinx, and White House. The reason is more complicated than you might think.
The country is cracking down on these cute and cuddly characters.
It's more like a fancy, adult ball pit.
The "Cowolt" would use cattle's body heat to charge phones and lamps.
Los Angeles isn't the only jurisdiction that's been forced to confront its sidewalk problems by disability-rights advocates, and it won't be the last.