A new report explains exactly how.
James "Tigermonkey" Isaacs was having a rough year. Then he started thumb wrestling.
Cataloging the fruits, nuts, and herbs hidden in the sidewalk foliage.
These are exactly the kinds of policies the Voting Rights Act was designed to prevent.
This world-changing invention is more expensive than we remembered.
In the hours after DOMA was struck down, social media wasn't enough. I needed to go somewhere to share the elation I felt.
Shells of wigwam hotels, drive-in theaters, and hokey gift shops.
Blame their big houses and outsized driving habits.
Also, living near a freeway or suffering through long commutes ups your risk of foreclosure.
The City Council passed a policy to severely curtail the practice.
The country's reputation as a haven of drug tolerance took a knock yesterday.
You won't find better old cityscapes than the ones in this Library of Congress collection.
Never has a hub of governance looked so fabulous.
An art installation on San Francisco's China Beach examines the tract home as a symbol for the American Dream.
Satellite images of vegetation can help to forecast droughts and fires and even diseases.
Temporary employment accounted for 15 percent of the nation's job growth over the past four years, but some metro areas are worse off than others.
Here's one way to activate public space at night.
A day in the life of Brazil's subway and bus commuters.
The American Public Transportation Association has filed a lawsuit to halt "frivolous" cases brought by a mysterious company based in Luxembourg.