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.
"Placemaking" for felines.
The Guangzhou Circle Building is perhaps the country's largest single manifestation of Tuhao Jin, or "gold of the unrefined and wealthy."
A journey into the surreal carnival that is nighttime in Manchester and Newcastle.
A fascinating project on advertising and public space.
A fire has destroyed two-thirds of the Tibetan town.