Placemeter’s live map tracks pedestrian and bike activity in one of the city’s busy intersections.
Thin panels installed on existing roads could be used to power streetlights and homes within five years.
A federal court has ruled the state’s racially gerrymandered congressional map unconstitutional. Whatever happens now, voters are likely to lose.
In Philadelphia, residents can request on-demand plowing and salting after snowfalls.
Or, why the longest-lasting childhood epidemic in U.S. history wasn’t ever treated like one.
Violence between protesters and police appears to be borne out of a deep-seated mistrust.
A lack of citizen awareness, not to mention accountability, can leave some residents stuck in their homes much longer than others.
A more sound understanding of local obstructionism could be the first step to diminishing it.
The latest environmental rallying cry—“Keep It in the Ground”—will help stop pollution. But that policy’s effect on carbon emissions isn’t as clear.
Start packing your bags for Oslo.
The insects are miniature transformers that can compress to half their size and still run really fast.
To break through gridlock on fair housing, officials in wealthy Westchester County, New York, try a new tactic.
Storm Imogen’s hurricane-force winds are churning up flying, smelly suds.
The discovery of tin cans used as “filler” raises questions about the apartment complex’s construction.
People attach violent stereotypes to images of black boys as young as 5 years old, new research finds.
China’s capital looked a lot emptier than usual on Sunday.
One scratch-and-sniff sticker at a time.
We’ve always been pretty bad at being nice in transit.