A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
A new study suggests that auditory signs of life can ease discomfort in hair-raising places.
Here’s one way to express your anger at the guy who took up two parking spots.
More like almond water.
April Martin spent nearly 10 years reporting on the 15 African Americans killed by police between 1995 and 2001 for her new documentary, Cincinnati Goddamn. Then another killing happened.
A new impact fee asks residential towers to pay their fair share.
A pilot study from the National Park Service shows that these urban animals can and do make their homes downtown.
An artist created the immense, realistic candies using “anamorphic distortion.”
Pretty much nothing exists outside Manhattan.
The public largely sees body cams as a tool for police transparency and accountability, not a Big Brother nightmare. Still, there are many issues to consider as more departments adopt them.
Underground temperatures can soar as high as 106 degrees.
Both prisoners and surrounding communities are affected by this under-studied issue.
The San Francisco Bay threatens to flood the city, but little is being done to prepare.
Shrinking tree rings point to a worrying future for forests and humans, a new study finds.
A new electric vehicle pilot would provide access and savings to those who need it most.
This device pauses all of the tech clamoring for your attention.
In a brilliant public health campaign, Boston and Miami installed sunscreen stations near parks, pools, and beaches.
A new report presents puzzling data on the generation hit hardest by the recession.
A new study finds that we resent prosperous peers more in places with big wealth gaps—an effect that’s especially strong among low-income groups.