This architectural magic trick would make David Copperfield proud.
Political leaders seemed to admit that they are relatively powerless.
A peek at the global rhythm of Internet usage.
There are more than 16,000 vacant homes in the city. Are they the solution to the long-standing housing crisis?
All it would take is for the remaining months to have average temperatures.
The Census' Supplemental Poverty Measure paints a different picture of the poor and the social safety net.
A new tool called Urban Layers tracks Manhattan's rise, block by block, since 1765.
The Lone Star State is losing open space faster than any other, and that's bad news for the water cycle.
Over public networks, the barrier to your personal details is pretty darn low.
The Flussbad Berlin project represents a bold, new imagining of what a metropolitan river can be.
Caserta's La Reggia palace and grounds could bring new energy and a sense of ownership to citizens of a tourist destination—if only it wasn't so hard to get in.
How ceramic tiles featuring deities might curb an Indian health hazard: Public urination.
Cabbies might quickly make enough to call it a day. Or they might not think it's worth it to be out at all.
Violence erupted this weekend in densely packed Mong Kok, where a lack of leadership complicates efforts at a resolution.
Teeny graffiti gets raised to high art.
It might be simpler to mark where an ex-Jimmy Johnner CAN legally put meat on sub roll.
A mix of imagination and memories of the physical shape of your surroundings helps orient you when you're lost.
Are big, successful cities the new normal?
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.