John Snow mapped out cases of cholera during an infamous 1854 outbreak in London.
Modern London was built on top of a large number of plague pits, and the city's thirst for more space means digging won't slow down any time soon.
Inside a beautiful new collection of "maps you shouldn't trust yet cannot help but fall for."
A new paper tracks suburbia from its ideological roots in the Victorian era to its harsh detractors in the modern age.
One-quarter of men surveyed also reported sitting down to pee so they could use their phones with both hands.
A visual reminder of where most pollution in our cities comes from.
One architect's vision for the Battersea Power Station in southwest London.
The arts have tended to ignore the Tube as a source of inspiration, but with the 150th anniversary of the system, we get 12 new books on its relevance.
The odd vehicle, which transforms old coffee grounds into hydrogen, recently set a Guinness land-speed record.
Carl Downer spends his work days giving commuters Rasta-inflected pep talks.
Critics of London Mayor Boris Johnson's ambitious air pollution plan may be missing the bigger picture.
Researchers say looters make rational decisions about how far they’re willing to travel to steal what they want.
Inflatable hair, zebra-striped pants, and more.
Oyster-card data reveals both stark patterns in commuting behavior and land use.
Also, a London neighbor fights against public gobbing and Sydney's wealthy whine about public-park weddings.
Because of global urbanization, the number of people exposed to catastrophic levels of pollution is growing exponentially.
The two don't necessarily go together, according to a new report.
Lightweight parasitic domiciles that hack into the electrical grid? What could go wrong?
Observation decks can be good business, and The Shard in London hopes to cash in.