The Wall chronicles life in East Berlin and the many, desperate escape attempts.
The numbers are bad. But these recorded quotes from department leaders really get at the heart of the problem.
Local officials say the mountainside villa on top of a Beijing apartment tower will be torn down in the next 15 days.
The draconian laws will shut once cosmopolitan urban areas out of a global community.
A new study puts a number to wealthy people's obnoxious driving.
Limiting excess is a hallmark of the country’s approach to sustainability, and it may explain Winfrey's unfortunate experience in Zurich.
Urban Buddy helps travelers draw wisdom from veteran city residents in real-time.
Stop and frisk and mandatory minimums could get major overhauls. The impact of those policy shifts, neatly summarized.
Will more fully baked transportation projects be put on hold in hopes that Musk's still-fictional idea works out?
Findings from the police staffing levels of 64 U.S. cities.
In other toilet news, Juggalo porta-potties are disgusting, a Japanese toilet is hackable, and a man allegedly bombs a gas-station commode with a skunk.
Orbs of colorful plastic, action figures and LEDs are popping up throughout San Francisco like the interstellar disco balls.
Conceptual artist Nobutaka Aozaki asks New York tourists for directions scribbled on a napkin, receipt, or stray piece of paper.
The city's latest urban planning program is a heavy-handed attempt to impose unity where there is none.
Behold an aerial view of the complex and far-reaching NYC subway system.
Passer-bys say Ford was boozing it up in public Friday night. And reports of a "suspicious" after hours visit to a local jail last spring have surfaced.
We are now more materialistic and individualistic.
Valley fever is hard to diagnose, even harder to treat, and potentially fatal—and the number of cases is rising dramatically.