On a continent with particularly soft international borders, the success (or failure) of cities in navigating the recession has remained largely unexamined.
A look back at the miniature pieces of graphic art that once defined travel.
Three major twisters have hit the city since 1999. Here's a look at how improbable that is.
Plus thematic challenges!
The explosive takedown of Wuham's 2.2-mile long viaduct was the longest concrete-bridge demolition in China's history.
According to a new report, there are now 48,000 "large" dams around the planet.
Today's poor have a new problem: isolation.
From a Rent-A-Center to an eyesore to a Lululemon.
The Sichuan earthquake killed more than 70,000 people, and an additional 18,000 are still listed as missing.
Even strict controls haven't been able to stop them.
Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas expected to take the next round of brutal thunderstorms and possible tornadoes.
The state that helped bring design to the masses reflects on its legacy with an upcoming symposium and exhibit.
Remote cities are especially vulnerable to scandal, according to a new study.
Increasingly, abortion has become a privilege reserved for residents of affluent states.
You know you're at a special party when there's a nude man who's waxed his whole body except for a chest-hair smiley face.
Public perception has yet to catch up to the reality that the poor now live in the suburbs, too.
For six weeks this spring, an illegal Manhattan cocktail lounge gave 700 strangers a night they'll never forget.
Belgians love giving their Manneken Pis fashion makeovers – just not this one.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.