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.
A new study finds that urban minds don't pay as much attention to their surroundings unless they're highly engaging.
Even British writing on London isn't exactly a cliché-free zone.
Dishing out the latest in public-toilet news.
The London Tube is adding the technology, but U.S. rail systems see it as a long way off.
"Most of England looked a lot prettier than it does now, and people were a lot better dressed."
The world like you've never seen it before.
Two people were killed after a copter collided with a construction crane and fell to the street in Central London.