Webcams, Twitter, and data visualizations show you what's going on with Bárðarbunga and Mount Tavurvur.
In San Francisco, unlike with taxis, people rarely wait more than 10 minutes for a ride service.
It's the end of the summer, but it's starting to feel like the end of an era.
A minimum-wage increase will be a boon to tens of thousands of workers in San Francisco, D.C., and other cities. These hikes don't stymie business—in fact, they don't go far enough to address inequality.
Are you guilty of forgetting your succulents? Meet Rainy Pot.
It offers too little data—and, with a completion date of 2030, too late.
Rust Belt cities like St. Louis want to attract more immigrants, but few are integrating into African-American neighborhoods.
Is ISIS carving out borders by controlling infrastructure? It depends on your definition of 'control.'
Anticipation of a new experience is the best part, new data shows.
As classes resume, school districts around the country try different approaches toward police on campus.
The other education gap.
But whether America's cargo capital can support a real urban center remains to be seen.
Houston can't quit the Eighth Wonder of the World—but it can't quite decide what to do with it, either.
Chinese scientists say super-fast submarine technology could achieve torpedo speeds for passengers. File this one under fascinating but unlikely.
Decades of conflict left Lebanon without public parks. Now activists are trying to bring them back.
Neighborhood organizers in the city's Barceloneta neighborhood band together to demand a crackdown on an unruly tourism industry. Is this the beginning of a new civic revolution?
The software company's self-guided technology can help cars avoid collisions, detect pedestrians, and interpret street signs and traffic lights.
The logarithmic magnitude scale is confusing to many, but it's here to stay.
Car manufacturers' efforts have been fruitless, so entrepreneurs are developing ways to save children's lives.