Stone Town, Zanzibar, experienced about 40 minutes of British bombardment in 1896.
Belt wants to move beyond sad stories of deindustrialized America, written by and for outsiders.
The immense plants live under the Space Needle and blast anybody passing underneath with a harmony of voices.
A round-up of the best stories on urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Those looking for a great photo opportunity no longer have to worry about bad weather.
Because Rob Ford.
Lovely self-portraits of people and their books.
This mysterious temple is tightly secured, with cameras and a fingerprint lock.
Four malt liquors accounted for nearly half of all alcohol-related emergency-room patients in Baltimore.
Nassau Coliseum will lose the Islanders in 2015. But developers say with a serious revamp, that might not be a problem.
The weird psychology of deciding what to do with your trash.
Images from a new online exhibit from Google.
With bright paint and an eye out for the police, Francisco de Pájaro transforms street rubbish into hilarious googly-eyed freaks.
A photographer from Philly wants to put your face on a billboard.
Several people were hospitalized.
Behold the Sears Tower deconstructed into flaccid tubes, a Mies van der Rohe building sunk in Lake Michigan, and other incredible concepts.
The city's biggest problem isn't suicide bombers or militants... it's the traffic.
Will this really "bring back the romance" of travel?
We're tired of the Bedouin tents, sand dunes, and oasis motifs.