A recent car-melting incident in London is not the first time a building has produced high-temperature beams.
How one London neighborhood is dealing with its troubling public space problem, using a bike.
The Queen is The Shard, a rook is Big Ben, and so on.
Why cities need quiet spaces.
It's also fully insulated and hurricane-proof.
"Mind the Gap" takes advantage of open data to present a rotating, zoomable, ambient-noise-inflected model of London's train system.
With bright paint and an eye out for the police, Francisco de Pájaro transforms street rubbish into hilarious googly-eyed freaks.
Why street artists are livid about four new murals in East London and near the 2012 Olympics infrastructure.
City residents have taken to raising backyard hives, but there isn't enough pollen to support them.
The city canceled its plans to use its trash cans to track people as they walked by with their smartphones.
London's trash cans are monitoring the phones of passers-by, so advertisers can target messages at people.
Timing is everything in this ingenious new street art.
Blame the wet wipes.
A spate of new blogs seek out the underbelly of Paris, London and Berlin.
If you've ever spotted street art involving pin-up models with kitty heads or screaming flowers, it's probably the work of Chile's Macarena "Macay" Yañez.
Also, New York updates its list of offensive license plates, and one rebellious bureaucrat thwarts Pennsylvania's anti-gay-marriage laws.
Just not always for the better: "I've deliberately designed maps that are deliberately horrible to look at, and succeeded."
Imagine the amount of water pouring out the mouth of the Mississippi River, times 15. That's what these things move through the air over time.
As revealed by a billion dots of color.