The University of Texas is implementing a tiered-price web-acccess structure, while four North Carolina universities are joining their cities in building an accessible regional network.
Enabled by lotto-ticket technology.
Leading voices from this year's Aspen Ideas Festival.
Hybrid cars, solar panels, and LED lightbulbs aren't just reducing our energy consumption—they're totally upending it.
Playground designers are hoping kids will hopscotch their way to fitness—but it might not work quite that way.
Efforts to reform municipal governance systems have little impact on actual policies, researchers say.
The region as it never was, could have been, and sort of is.
The two-tiered assistance plan has long put rural recipients at a disadvantage, and touted changes may actually enforce inequality in benefits.
Despite the startup buzz, the U.S. is far less entrepreneurial than it was a decade ago.
The good, the symbolic, and the ugly.
A Dusseldorf-based network has linked more than 800 low-priced lightning detectors around the globe.
Bridj won't compete with Boston public transit, but it could get some commuters of out their cars.
ManServants is billing itself as an Uber-like service for cabana boys. In a better world, it would work even more like Uber, and it would work for sex.
The I Quant NY blog mines NYC's massive data clearinghouse to visualize issues facing city dwellers, from education to eating.
A "visual sociologist" photographs dozens of small towns and their struggle to stay relevant in the 21st century.
The fate of the FBI's J. Edgar Hoover Building—maybe the most despised structure in Washington, D.C.—is virtually sealed. As Brutalism edges toward extinction, cities should take stock.
In the middle of California's terrible drought, students boogie-boarded their way through a massive water-main break yesterday.
With change in Queens arriving rapidly, the Mets can preserve a piece of team history—and public good will—by helping to restore a part of the World's Fair from 50 years ago.
The city is rolling out several new noise-muffling measures, but the real problem may be the way Spanish cities are constructed.