When I moved to Southern California I figured I'd be bragging about the warm winters. But heatwave after heatwave everywhere else has changed my tune.
Where America's Olympians were born and where they currently live reveals interesting clusters.
Also, medical-marijuana dispensaries are outlawed in L.A., chained-up pooches in Virginia.
Workers do well on the east and west coasts.
Ranking the economies of Europe and some of America's biggest cities.
The worst culprits aren't necessarily the ones you'd expect.
Research reveals why highly creative people who are open to new experience find themselves drawn to certain places.
Obsessing over trying to serve different economic classes on mass transit misses the point.
Elon Musk imagines a cheap, faster-than-a-plane, weather-immune, crash-impervious people-mover.
How America's biggest metro areas stack up.
City streets are bursting with a gutsy, high-low mash up of street food and haute cuisine, old country flavors and new-fangled cooking techniques.
Some whimsical responses to a serious question.
Also, a tony California beach town shoos away smelly persons from its libraries, and the Olympics outlaws everything.
Ramiro Gomez plants cardboard cutouts of domestic service employees in wealthy neighborhoods.
Wage growth varies considerably by metropolitan area, according to numbers from the most recent quarter.
Can a city successfully gentrify its bus system? Does it want to?
What they may stop riding are commercial airlines, research suggests.
The cartographers over at Floating Sheep track tweets on both topics.
Cai Guo-Qiang transforms fireworks into eardrum-shattering "smoke paintings" in cities across the world.