This new solar-powered device is infinitely re-chargable.
The occasionally precious, often bizarre knick-knacks now for sale in London to celebrate the birth of an heir.
Exhibits include objects made by or for U.S. prisoners, fake vomit from around the world, and a series of stolen tip jars.
Herbert Baglione's loathsome shadow-creatures sprout from old wheelchairs and slide into darkened rooms in this fantastically atmospheric intervention.
Mirror City mashes up views of Chicago, San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles.
A brief history of the least glamorous occupational holiday.
Animal care organizations report a quadrupling of kidnappings in recent years, buoyed by robust ransom opportunities.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
In Brooklyn, a one-year installation houses a bike park, an urban farm, a lawn for movie screenings, and a placid green space.
Need to get from the bedroom into the foyer? Try one of these quirky chutes.
Graffiti and street artists around the world find their latest inspiration in the beleaguered NSA whistleblower.
The best old-timey insults from a new collection of long lost phrases.
As this video shows, an urban space is beautiful, complex, and fragile.
No one quite agrees on what counts as America's "Midwest," but its pattern of urbanization is one of a kind.
Kids from one of San Francisco's toughest neighborhoods find joy in the surf.
How we ruined Gruen's plan for more walkable, tight-knit American downtowns.
Aaron Dunkerton wants to aid Britain's threatened sparrows by sheltering them in the fabric of urban architecture.
On the anniversary of its opening, a look back at what Walt Disney called "Black Sunday."