Russians aren't that weird when it comes to using the bathroom, it seems.
Pending a whole lot of permits, one could open in San Francisco this summer.
A simple solution for getting around in the snow.
A documentary explores a controversial subculture through the eyes of a young boy.
Mining the musician's lyrics to find out where, exactly, "all the doughnuts have names that sound like prostitutes."
Think beach chairs, scooters, and other junk just lying around.
Half of the nods for this year's biggest awards went to artists living in L.A., New York, or Nashville.
It's got 3-D printers, laser cutters, sewing machines, and its own roast coffee, named "shush."
A much more visual and intuitive take.
Artist Kat Eng crouched outside Times Square's H&M for eight hours, sewing on a hand-operated machine.
It has all the ridiculousness of the Segway, and none of the romanticism of the classic Italian scooter.
A tongue-in-cheek video makes the case that even an average Swede is better off than an upper-class American.
And why the downturn might be over.
The stateside spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, in one map.
Russians drove the Circassians out in the 19th century. A handful have returned to trace their ancestral roots.
So stop complaining.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
The hidden wonders of Ulan Bator.