But can it aerate jaywalkers with retractable butt guns?
Building over-water park infrastructure is one approach for dense cities. But are these parks a flashy design fad or a real urban solution?
Where, when, and how people tweet reveals information about the socioeconomics of a region.
Reaching 311 miles per hour on a test track in Japan makes for some giddy responses.
It's one of the most striking lake-effect snowstorms in recent memory.
Margaret Thatcher's legacy can still be felt in today's "revenge evictions" controversy.
Cities spend big money to retrofit and modernize landscapes built with the world’s most popular construction material—even as others go right on pouring it.
NYC's swanky future pay phones will provide unlimited Wi-Fi and free domestic calls. But will they be accessible to everyone?
The brains behind Scotland's Biomatrix Water use flotillas of plants to filter polluted water and soften concrete riverbanks.
The travel documents come on the heels of those super-cool new banknotes, too.
The UK's National Air Traffic Services offers an animated tour of just how flight paths are managed.
NASA wants to use this project to predict Earth's next dangerous space rock.
Today City Hall celebrates Frida, a 6-pound chihuahua mix and very good girl.
What might appear to be a bracing for a reprise of August's violence is actually a symbol of longstanding economic vulnerability.
Four households around the world reveal unique yet familiar domestic experiences in an immersive new app.
By making it a crime to feed the homeless, cities just hide the problem—and punish both those making an immediate impact and those who have already borne the brunt of a broken system.
If you can't beat 'em, eat 'em?
Meet the real 'Trail Blazers' in Portland's b-ball scene.
"Road Map" shows where economic benefits from roads are as high as the danger they pose to the environment.