An exotic new aquarium under construction in Brazil is a lightning rod on two continents—and the latest test of the theory that where weird designs go, new cities follow.
Where in the world is it unbearably hot right now?
Close your mouth while looking at these photos, or a bug might fly in.
Ireland's Dublin House program will give groups of residents great plots for cheap if they commit to developing them and living in what they build.
The story of Boyle Heights reminds us that urban highway teardowns don't always end in victory.
A government repository reveals a global industry of plant and animal trafficking.
A huge flashing sign from a shuttered record store in Toronto gets a new home after a lengthy preservation battle.
Those who live near the coast are more likely to think climate change is real.
People leave the city for many reasons. But the richest don't stray far.
First a grand piano showed up underneath it, then two white flags appeared on top of it. Why does the Brooklyn Bridge attract so many enigmas?
Americans send 10.5 million tons of clothing to landfills every year. Can for-profit recycling companies turn those rags into riches?
At $250,000, these 200-square-foot studios are among Hong Kong's most affordable.
A rogue wave and a lot of plastic octopi shed light on the workings of ocean currents.
A new survey shows how much food influences the vibrance of urban centers.
Pigeon breeding has a long and rich history in the region, dating back 4,000 years.
Despite what skeptics claim, the earth is on track for even hotter days ahead.
Knitted footwear technology is poised to enhance sustainability and walkability alike.
The effort to curb street life-killing building designs could have a lasting impact on the city's culture.
Turn On Detroit's Water matches donors with Detroiters who are under water on their water bills.