Researchers at MIT are asking people to record the sounds of their streets, which can reveal the social and economic dynamics of a place.
Some of today’s sewers were built before bathrooms as we know them existed. It’s time to upgrade.
A new institution with a striking design opens in the burgeoning arts district of downtown Los Angeles.
The data-driven solution was part marketing, part enforcement, and part community outreach.
The American elite tend to trade equality for efficiency.
Air pollution from coal prematurely kills millions of people each year. And there’s an obvious fix.
This expandable bookshelf can hold all of your stuff—or just a little.
Tuesday’s deadly torrents are reminders that western states need new models for water storage.
It’s easy to cut back on the edibles you’re trashing.
A large tremor struck central Chile on Wednesday, but the country had learned from the past.
Not all of us are moving west.
And other key takeaways from new Census reports on the economy, poverty, and health care.
Garages from around 1930 could mechanically stack hundreds of vehicles as high as two-dozen stories.
A new state law designed to foil property-tax scofflaws is making it harder for low-income homeowners to keep their houses.
Since the founding of Beacon Hill Village in 2002, this model of aging in place has spread to 40 U.S. states.
Yes, this is really a thing.
Donald Trump’s presidential campaign rhetoric carries with it a deeply unsubtle context.
A new report shows that thousands of U.S. voting systems are old and malfunctioning, which could spell disaster for the upcoming presidential elections.
The West’s checkerboard plan, devised by Thomas Jefferson, gets the Instagram treatment with striking satellite imagery.