Compound interest can really compound when you leave a loan unpaid for 500 years.
An atlas created by students at UC Berkeley shows just how many layers one neighborhood can have.
A few scenes have been trimmed to ensure all attendees will be able to catch the last trains home.
With a bit of CGI help, we now know what it would look like if New York City was one big amusement park.
Police shuttered 87 establishments this weekend. Perhaps gatherings of caffeinated, web-savvy young people make the government nervous?
An architect designs a one square meter home that you can sit, stand, even sleep in.
We consume these places without thinking, like potato chips in front of the television, and America is full of them.
A light and sound installation helps foreigners pronounce crazy Danish street names.
Some intriguing scenes from the world's largest museum and research complex.
When comparing areas on the fringe to growth in metros, the exurbs are gaining big.
The left-leaning city council may have lost legislative power, but it is regaining its influence as the sole chink in Britain’s official policy of Olympic boosterism.
No, it doesn't cause water shortage. But sprawl can exacerbate some of its impacts, in at least two ways.
Also, Atlanta outlaws smoking in public parks and a Massachusetts town stops feeding the bears (after one licks a human).
Police in London want you to help hunt for pick-pocketers with your smart phone. It's an idea with serious flaws.
Research reveals why highly creative people who are open to new experience find themselves drawn to certain places.
Why the Dark Knight's relationship to his city is unlike that of any other superhero.
Water conservation tips from ancient cities.
A city agency is giving local kids paint and skateboards in the hopes of helping them make their neighborhoods better.
Voters in Troy, Michigan, still seem annoyed at their leader's refusal to accept federal funding.