An expert explains why light pollution won't totally destroy 2012's final and most dazzling space show.
And other metrophors.
Charles O'Rear takes us back to the early days of America's passenger rail service.
A follow-up on our analysis of The New York Times series on state and local incentives to business.
Season's Greetings from a bicycle geek.
The largest iceberg breakup ever caught on film.
A design firm stitched together 7 distinct buildings of different eras and styles, creating a mixed-use complex in the heart of Pittsburgh.
From what hellish port of call did this monstrous waterfowl come?
Hong Kong's home prices are exorbitant but volatile. Will the latest scare lead to a more balanced market, or just tinier homes?
A little extra spending on delivering meals can dramatically increase the number of seniors who live independently.
Demographer Gary Gates explains how the Supreme Court's gay marriage decisions could impact cities.
A quarter of car commuters gave up their parking permits after a recent trial in Boston.
The $45 million price tag will get you a huge lap pool (with cabana), an art gallery, a movie theater, and a 2,000-bottle wine cellar.
The new book City Cycling contains zero impassioned arguments or heartfelt entreaties.
A small number of coastal cities get the bulk of the benefit.
On Japan's tsunami-battered coast, a new way to remember the devastation.
It'll come complete with a hydration system, climate monitors, and a Wifi connection to make that data available to the public.
The rise in core city populations isn't only happening in large metros.