Drunk-Driving Deterrent of the Day: Nightclub Urine Analysis

A Singapore nightclub developed a high-tech method of preventing drunk driving, and apparently it works.

The Supermoon, as Seen From Cities Around the World

This was the largest and brightest the moon will look until August 2014.


Aerial Views Show Just How Awful the Fire-Smog Over Singapore Has Become

And this could go on for several weeks.


Indonesia Tells Singapore It's 'Behaving Like a Child' About Smog Coming From Indonesia

Record air pollution levels hit the city-state thanks to forest fires in its neighboring country.

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In Singapore, Making Cars Unaffordable Has Only Made Them More Desirable

A paltry 15 percent of the city-state's population owns their own vehicle, but not by choice.


Are Global Cities Really Doomed to Become 'Citadels' for the Rich?

Surely there's something we can do about this.

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10 Ways to Improve High-Density Cities

Ideas for enhancing safety, affordability, and quality of life.

4 Quirky Ideas to Revolutionize Bike Sharing

Hot-air balloons! Squishy, non-circular wheels! A competition to rethink bicycling in Singapore is producing some strange results.


Density vs. Livability in the World's Biggest Cities

The two don't necessarily go together, according to a new report.

The Most Talked About Buildings of 2012

From residences to gardens to installations, a look at the most compelling works of the year.

Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

Indian Trains Will No Longer Dump Human Waste Onto the Tracks

Also, a look at Singapore's intense campaign to reform dag-nasty bathrooms.

Andrew Burton / Reuters

The World's Leading Cities for Fashion

The places with a disproportionate impact on what gets made, admired, and sold.

Urban Prototyping: San Francisco

The Next Generation of DIY Urbanism Projects: So Much Cooler Than Parklets

Just wait til you see the PPPlanter on a street corner near you.

Kirill Rudenko

Product of the Day: Canned City Air

Get a whiff of a place you miss.

United Nations

Confirmed Stereotype of the Day: Brazilians Love to Dance

The World Cities Culture Report came out today, and most of what you thought is true.


Singapore Airport Unveils the 'World's Largest Kinetic Art Sculpture'

"Kinetic Rain" is airport art that actually doesn't suck.

Courtesy of Flickr user ComùnicaTI under a Creative Commons license.

A Peep at 10 of the World's Most Popular Red Light Districts

Where urban morals, margins, and mainstream converge — under cover of a neon glow.


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.

Zac Ong

Pardon Me, But These Lasers and Blinking Lights Mean You Are Standing Too Close

Let strangers know they're invading your personal space with this annoying little gadget.