It's a misleading metric that actually tells us very little about efficiency.
Those toes are 2,722 feet up!
The scandal has prompted China's government to acknowledge the nation's intense problem with food safety.
New evidence from the stop-and-frisk lawsuit.
The Cosmic Microwave Background, or CMB, was imprinted on the sky when the universe was young.
A new report finds that high-speed rail lines make satellite areas more attractive while relieving pressure on major cities.
European researchers believe 14 percent of chronic childhood asthma can be blamed on living near busy roads.
The intricate patterns of rail yards.
A new app from Texas researchers shows how clouds of lung-pummeling ozone move through Houston neighborhoods.
Why you don't use Helvetica to tell people where they cannot park.
AAA's truck that can deliver a fifteen-minute roadside jolt to electric car drivers in the Seattle area.
A federal agency worries they could aid terrorists. But really, they expose our vulnerabilities.
Experts weigh in on how law enforcement should engage in and implement these tactics.
March Madness for urban design nerds.
40 percent of America’s workforce will work from home by 2020.
A new print quarterly and website dedicated to the people and issues around where our food comes from.
At least, that's the case for every national-original group but Mexicans.
Leonid Tsvetkov's strange, fascinating art project.
The Planners is partly bucolic escapism and partly a sidelong look at the state of Britain today. And yes, it's actually fascinating.