Just outside Washington, D.C., our small nonprofit collects extra food to help hungry neighbors.
Banned from a park, New York Occupiers take to camping on the sidewalks.
We're getting closer to understanding exactly what happens to our bodies when our bikes crash.
A video on what causes congestion, and how to fix it.
By awarding points for civic participation, MindMixer has helped cities across the country increase citizen engagement.
Paris, San Francisco, and Guangzhou have very different approaches to realizing big plans.
Some metropolitan areas emit much more CO2 than others.
Geographers figured out which U.S. counties are the most greedy, gluttonous and slothful.
Cops have vowed to keep a very close eye on the Lubbock Fantasy Maid Service, which provides topless women to dust, mop and mix drinks.
Social interaction can be encouraged by our built environment. But it isn't always.
Are the electronic retailer's latest closures a shift away from the giant strip mall model?
A flexible bookshelf that expands with your literary collection.
The doctor behind Hangover Heaven promises his IV treatment will erase your worst hangover in as little as 45 minutes.
Dire warnings prepare residents for the worst.
At events all over the country, neighbors who want their money to stay local are swarming mom-and-pop shops.
Small improvements in roof and road reflectivity are estimated to help create big reductions in carbon emissions.
Teen births follow the same fault lines of religion, politics, and class that divide Americans.
Most smaller commercial buildings can't afford energy retrofits on their own. But what if they banded together?
The spread-out city will implement a privately-funded, 4,000-bike system later this year.