New York's 'McJobs' workers go on strike for the first time.
The rare and stunning fusion of steam and waves could pull thrill-seekers to the island.
The walkable, bikable suburb of the "future" looks an awful lot like the smart growth ideas of today.
A home the grows upward, not out.
Also in This Week in Bans: a lonesome howl is heard as Germany outlaws bestiality, Cambridge University orders its students to stop throwing flour at each other.
A pre- and post-storm review, released by NYU's Rudin Center, has a few recommendations but mostly praise.
Unconventional ideas for climate-proofing New York City.
You may be living in one yourself in the near future.
Researchers looking into New York City's flu rates think they may be able to predict local pandemics seven weeks before they happen.
Plastic bag and Styrofoam bans may seem like small potatoes. But local legislation often inspires bigger fixes.
Has this happened before? Ever?
A food store in Vermont, rezoning in Portsmouth, and five other neat efforts.
Athletes sporting LED-studded suits cast neon streaks through markets and over roofs of the Thai metropolis.
A spiffy refurbishment from Carlos Arroyo Arquitectos.
An artist creates sculptures out of the garbage found on the mountain top.
A sleek new system adds motion to the traditional "Tower Lights."
In Berlin, a shadowy street artist known as Vermibus transforms mundane billboards into creepy macabre frightscapes
Automated parking garages are now popping up on both coasts. Could this save dense cities space?
The GAO reports that only a tenth of $53 billion in flexible transportation funding went to transit in the past five years.