Las Vegas

8 Truly Embarrassing City Souvenirs

From a Lady Liberty comb to 'I Heart London' nail clippers.

The U.S. Airports Most Likely To Influence the Spread of Global Disease

The worst culprits aren't necessarily the ones you'd expect.

The Psychology Behind Why Creative People Cluster

Research reveals why highly creative people who are open to new experience find themselves drawn to certain places.

Large U.S. Cities and Tolerance

How America's biggest metro areas stack up.

Cities That Wouldn't Exist Without Air Conditioning

The invention of the air conditioner is still shaping the future growth of global metros.

Travel Advice of the Day: Head to Las Vegas, or Hanoi

Trip Advisor ranks the cheapest and most expensive vacation cities for Americans this summer.

The Evolution of the American Dream, from Colonial Times to Today

A big new exhibit at the National Building Museum explores the history of house and home in the U.S.

Why Tourists Rarely Explore the Rest of Las Vegas

The city's famous marketing success highlights its primary appeal.

This Las Vegas Bus Will Cure Your Hangover (Allegedly)

The doctor behind Hangover Heaven promises his IV treatment will erase your worst hangover in as little as 45 minutes.

40 Years of Las Vegas Sprawl, as Seen From Space

NASA images show the desert city's massive growth spurt.

The U.S. Metro Areas That Attract the Most Seniors

America is aging quickly, but some cities are welcoming more seniors than others.

The World's Coolest Manhole Cover Designs

Even the most mundane pieces of infrastructure don't have to be boring.

Increasing Density and Diversity Likely to Make Western States More Blue

A new report finds growing urban and minority populations that will affect redistricting and reapportionment in the Mountain West.

The City as Urban Whirlpool

A new Google map hack lets you create wild, trippy images of your favorite city streets 

Happy New Year! Now Give Up Your Cigarettes, Plastic Bags and Shark Fins

A round-up of new municipal laws from around the country

New City Slogans of 2011

The best - and strangest - in urban catch phrases

Landscape Absurdism: Las Vegas

The Nevada city's craziest urban designs, as seen from space

How Las Vegas Created One of the Best Water Systems in America

This desert city has figured out innovative ways to cut down on leaks 

Thanksgiving Boom Towns

Which cities will get the most visitors this holiday weekend?