It’s also connected with lower happiness, according to a new study.
A U.K. designer is using open data to produce dramatic t-shirts of cities from Phoenix to Beijing.
IBM says its artificially intelligent machine can forecast air pollution up to 72 hours in advance.
The ghostly kids look like they’re suffocating in smoke.
Officials expect the plan to reduce congestion in the crowded city.
There's still a long way to go, but the Chinese capital has taken a symbolic step forward.
Three years of air-quality readings in Beijing are mixed into this unsettling track.
Witness the largest annual human migration.
Here's hoping the 1990s are back!
The "Impossible" electric bike folds up to fit in a backpack, and makes riders look only slightly like a bear doing a circus trick.
300 million rural Chinese are projected to move into cities by 2050. So why is the government pushing artists to celebrate its old ways?
Mary Peng advocates for the welfare of the rapidly growing number of "companion animals" in Chinese cities.
This weather wand blows raindrops 3 feet away (and perhaps onto other people).
This futuristic tower aims to use solar power to eliminate air pollution.
Hutongs are disappearing but their sounds won't, thanks to Colin Chinnery's Beijing Sound History Project.
You’ve seen their logos on the sidelines, now get a peek inside the company trying to transform the world.
A mid-sized boiler maker, not the city's many coal-fired power plants, was fined 300,000 yuans—the biggest fine to date.
Released just ahead of the annual Great Wall Marathon, a new toilet-locating mobile phone app hopes to prevent the urine-soaked walls that blemished last year's event.
It must sting when the world's biggest smog-hole is calling your air polluted.