We should investigate the many ways hackers could disrupt self-driving cars before we begin deploying them.
Introducing a phone-shaped block that does nothing—except free you from smartphone shackles.
More cities are trying to make crossing the street less deadly by handing out low-tech flags. But does this just make walkers seem weird?
Several new efforts to clean up London's long-polluted waterway appear to be working. One day soon, you might even be able to take a slime-free swim.
There's a sharp divide between liberal coastal states leading the charge against fossil fuels and the conservative, inland states that still depend on them.
Mexico owes the U.S. a lot of water—but that country is experiencing a major drought, too.
The future of burial might be interactive—or it might be eco-compostable.
Affordability and public support is helping a handful of Southern U.S. cities seem more attractive to entrepreneurs. But can it last?
Blame more hot weather and longer droughts for a predicted uptick in land-blackening blazes.
In every urban demographic group in our State of City poll, the majority commuted by car.
Navigation apps are transforming the way we experience urban environments, for better and for worse.
Scientists working in smoggy Houston say planting a 1.5-square-mile forest would make the air more breathable.
We might be able to garden.
Americans are far more likely to work on weekends or in the dead of night.
Over the course of 3 years, pregnant women living in Vancouver’s greenest neighborhoods delivered healthier babies than those in less tree-lined communities.
"Branding" revamped neighborhoods for a barely past history can feel like a backhanded homage.
The Patriots really do rule New England, and the Cowboys might just be America's team. But after that, things get complicated.
Some farmers are facing a crisis this harvest season because trains aren't keeping up with transport demand.
It can take as little as 2 hours for one stomach-flu sufferer to contaminate half of a single office.