The country's 21st century architecture is eye-catching, but it's not doing much to revitalize the economy.
A sampling of some of the most vibrant, colorful signs.
The world record holder is hotly contested.
Tips on street portraits from New York's resident photographer.
Cities need higher densities, but they also need green space.
According to a new study, people in different places use the word very differently.
For several years now, the U.S. military has been trying to replicate Afghan and Iraqi towns on U.S. soil to prepare soldiers to go there.
What's the connection between foreclosures and homelessness?
Is there anything high-speed flexible impactors can't flail into gold?
Also outlawed around the world: "gay cure" ads in London, discrimination on the basis of sexuality in Indiana, South Carolina yarn bombing.
You'd think the national champion chess team at Intermediate School 318 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, wouldn't have to worry about their program's continued funding. But you'd be wrong.
The winter swim club of Krasnoyarsk gets in one last hurrah before the spring comes.
The city embarks on an ambitious plan for an urban forest, with free food for all.
The city's famous marketing success highlights its primary appeal.
A university in Munich installed two four-story slides in their student center.
A new report examines the link between standardized test scores and restrictive zoning regulations.
Denser, more populous cities are more energy efficient than their smaller counterparts.
The annual Baconfest Chicago has taken off, and others may soon follow suit.
The Casoria Contemporary Art Museum in Naples has decided to protest the government's austerity measures... with FIRE.