With a solar-powered diagnostic "slate," health workers can conduct tests, provide treatment, and instantly send information to doctors—even in remote areas without electricity.
Zootopia will move visitors through animal habitats from three continents via three modes of mirrored transportation.
These fearlessly biased maps point out areas of "religious wackadoodles," "white guilt," and "Kardashian watchers."
Designed by brain scientists, "Traces" seeks to make messaging more meaningful.
Rachel Yoka believes parking can be more than what some might call a necessary evil.
Having a live-in hermit was all the rage in 18th-century England. In recent years, some have chosen the quiet life for art's sake.
Flashy "formal" kiosks sponsored by Coca-Cola and Red Bull will replace some traditional vendors. Will they be embraced by modern Egyptians?
Apple has a wide-ranging plan to keep its ever-expanding empire green—but it has a few holes.
After a weekend ban, 400,00 residents can safely turn their faucets back on. But the Great Lakes as a water source are still in bad shape.
New data rounding out the 2000s shows that poverty in U.S. suburbs is only growing.
For those tough-to-furnish small living rooms.
Experts say access to play develops "self-directed executive function," a skill just as important as reading.
Locals say one-size-fits-all regulation won't work across the diverse, resource-rich state.
Resurrecting cities' phone-booth systems with Wi-Fi hotspots, tiny art galleries, and more.
New York-based Placemeter is turning disused smartphones into big data.
"One piece of glass flew into someone's open mouth," reports a man attacked by beer.
Researchers recently compiled birth and death data for famous North Americans and Europeans.
The most dramatic increases were not in the usual places.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.