An L.A. Times investigative report reveals that not all Thin Mints are created equal.
The Adventure Cycling Association has just put out six detailed maps and brochures for cyclists planning to tackle the historic highway.
The U.S. House passed a bill that would allow train passengers to carry-on cats and dogs.
We're rooting for the Slovakian mulberry.
What can a city's waste reveal about the health of its population?
Kicking toilet handles to flush, holding your breath after someone sneezes—scientists explain how we're doing it all wrong.
It's an outdated way to refer to letter carriers, of whom more than a third are women.
Adoption of similar mass transit technology in the U.S. may not be far off.
Hamburg's St. Pauli nightlife quarter deals with more than its fair share of rogue urinators. Residents there are hoping liquid-resistant paint will help.
A new study says warming caused by urbanization is to blame.
A federal government program is trying to turn our nation of low-income renters into future homeowners by helping them build up savings accounts.
Pro tip: They can tell when you're faking that food allergy.
The proposed "Strawscraper" would create energy from the gyration of thousands of follicles.
Museums have long devised methods of accommodating visitors who annoy others.
A new paper looks at the science of a craven question: When does it make business sense to leverage racial fears?
The newly global mapping app shows destinations in their full urban context.
A new documentary tells how a paramedic unit from a troubled part of Pittsburgh became a national model.
Researchers at Cornell University modeled what would actually happen if zombies attacked. Spoiler: The news is not good for city-dwellers.
Boycotts can be effective, but they need to reflect the demography, economy, and culture of the regions they target.