London, New York, and Paris top the list of the world’s leading talent hubs—but not for the reasons you might think.
Strong Towns wants to change the way Americans see the places they live—such as what a walk to the store reveals about infrastructure.
Unlike San Francisco or New York City, the nation's capital is an expensive city to call home as a result of federal fiat.
Ice can make or break a proper cocktail. But do you want to be charged separately for it?
As pro-democracy demonstrations stretch into a third week, police advance on protesters and reports emerge of brutality.
The country's first institute of adaptation science will help Norfolk, Virginia, deal with its steadily rising waters.
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This guy looks like he'd eat the Man in the Moon for breakfast.
Software company Esri's database files Americans into 67 different consumer groups—with eerie accuracy.
Deer collisions rise precipitously in autumn—so watch out, West Virginia, Iowa, and Pennsylvania.
Bike accidents are on the rise in suburban Boston, according to The Boston Globe.
The world’s fastest-submerging state is looking to nature in an ambitious plan to turn back the tide—and to BP to fund it.
From Berlin to Beijing, anywhere with an artisanal vegan soap store is a bit like New York's hippest borough.
A new report from the Aspen Institute discusses the future of an important institution.
There's a political bent to photographer Yoav Litvin's new book chronicling New York's most ephemeral art.
It's partly a legacy of Franco's aggressive post-Civil War housing regime.
Are you a tech entrepreneur? Check out nearly 100 innovation labs across Sub-Saharan Africa on this interactive map.
Faults have stored up more than enough energy for a disaster, according to new research.
The new Atlanta company Civil Bikes offers bike rentals and history tours with a side of community-building.