For a paper bag to be better, you have to use it four times.
Public hatred of biking culture is actually a natural part of its evolution into the mainstream.
Public safety reminders in the form of cute rhyming couplets.
Many low-income workers get just four or five hours of rest each day. Research shows their bodies might never recover.
How one linguist used Twitter to map the geography of "filler words."
More results from our State of the City poll.
A preview of the forthcoming KitTea cafe in San Francisco.
The new geography of our "solo nation."
Scientists are cooking up asphalt, concrete, and metals that heal themselves. That means smarter and stronger infrastructure—and just a dash of magic.
New research concludes that an active commute may be as important to well-being as marriage or a pay raise.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
A Brazilian project asks frustrated bus riders to take matters into their own hands.
The removal of a guerrilla-art depiction of the devil has led thousands of Vancouver residents to pledge allegiance to evil.
The 11th Street Bridge Park proposal aims to truly connect parts of the city divided by more than just a river.
What the rise of the milkshake had to do with Prohibition, Chicago's South Side, and a local pharmacy chain called Walgreens.
His brother Doug Ford will run in his place.
The upcoming vote on Scottish independence is about self-determination—and acknowledging that London only loves London.
A collection of maps, some nearly 1,000 years old, disputes China's claim over part of the South China Sea.
Since 1994, New York has seen the biggest drop in crime of any state. It also saw the biggest drop in its prison population.