A Dusseldorf-based network has linked more than 800 low-priced lightning detectors around the globe.
Bridj won't compete with Boston public transit, but it could get some commuters of out their cars.
ManServants is billing itself as an Uber-like service for cabana boys. In a better world, it would work even more like Uber, and it would work for sex.
The I Quant NY blog mines NYC's massive data clearinghouse to visualize issues facing city dwellers, from education to eating.
A "visual sociologist" photographs dozens of small towns and their struggle to stay relevant in the 21st century.
The fate of the FBI's J. Edgar Hoover Building—maybe the most despised structure in Washington, D.C.—is virtually sealed. As Brutalism edges toward extinction, cities should take stock.
In the middle of California's terrible drought, students boogie-boarded their way through a massive water-main break yesterday.
With change in Queens arriving rapidly, the Mets can preserve a piece of team history—and public good will—by helping to restore a part of the World's Fair from 50 years ago.
The city is rolling out several new noise-muffling measures, but the real problem may be the way Spanish cities are constructed.
A heartwarming story of sensible local government intervention.
The notion is awesome, but the science behind it might not be.
From phonographs to smartphones, no technology—or industry—is immune to change.
A small NYC shop received a cease and desist letter from the agency over a popular "212" dishware line featuring the Twin Towers.
There's a worthy federal infrastructure program staring America right in the face: broadband.
To enter the contest, you also have to justify your choice.
An interactive map shows the predicted high temperatures in 1,001 U.S. cities and towns.
A new study shows the enormous effect that the EPA's brownfield remediation program has on real estate values in cities.
Those living in stand-alone homes feel just the opposite.
Food giant General Mills now has some pretty sweet eco-bragging rights.