Turns out quality matters less than government support.
Mining damage is forcing Kiruna, Sweden, to pick up and move — two miles east.
As the country has undergone massive political shifts, a new start-up culture has bloomed.
A first-of-its-kind study links climate change to the increasing frequency of super storms.
Globe-spanning belts of moisture are gradually moving north, spelling droughts for a bunch of new regions, say researchers.
Evolution gave us hands, but people are so afraid of germs in the bathroom they prefer to use feet, hips, and paper towels to touch things.
When I was growing up, the threat of nuclear attack was always in the background. Now it's mass shootings.
Criminologists say bad economies create more crime; economists say the opposite. But recent data reveals neither explanation is right.
Visualizing the various digital divides in the city.
Few say it's because they can't find jobs. But is that a reason to take away their food stamps?
The benefits of a reduction in air pollution alone justify action on climate change, say the authors of a new report.
The housing bust may have created a new kind of rental industry. Is that a good thing?
From one metropolitan area to the next.
Goussainville-Vieux Pays was once a thriving farming village. The opening of Charles de Gaulle Airport changed that.
They loom above the city’s rooftops like CGI monsters escaped from a disaster movie, and now they're arriving in record numbers.
Jobs paying more than $30 an hour have fueled Canada's job growth, in stark contrast to America's temp-heavy recovery.
The new operating system might reduce iPhone thefts.
The Center for Urban Science and Progress wants to study city problems — and to solve them.
In 1961, a powerful bomb nearly went off in Goldsboro. Its devastating effects would have been felt all the way up in New York City.