Local government sites increasingly embrace social networking, but is it working?
The world's most populous nation is an industrial powerhouse, but it has not yet transitioned to a knowledge-based economy.
If Trayvon Martin had been shot by an officer, his killing wouldn't have sparked a national outcry. Why it's so hard to hold officers accountable for excessive force.
A ceramic tray designed to fit your radiator.
Our minds are laid out like Manhattan's streets.
Urban hacker Florian Rivière makes the streets of France his playground with movable crosswalks, pigeon traps and a shopping-cart soccer field.
The best responses to this week's The Big Fix.
@Sheboyganscan posts shocking, head-scratching and zen tweets from the Wisconsin city's police scanner.
20 years since Camden Yards opened in Baltimore, a look back on the stadium design that's emerged since.
Designer Paige Smith fills the city's drainage holes with glittering geological matter.
Urine-soaked eggs as afternoon snack.
It's where rich and poor, wise and weird, picker and non-picker unite.
With new water-conscious projects, Burbank is becoming a model of water reuse.
Twice the size of the Mall of America, it has an Arc de Triomphe and a 1.3-mile canal with gondolas. But no one wants to come.
How globalization is reshaping the hierarchy of the world's cities.
A 20-year-old's manifesto for the anti-modernist city was written years before the actual New Urbanist movement. Radicalism aside, there are surprising overlaps.
Forget raising taxes or cutting services. If cities understood the economics of land use better, they might not need to do either.
A sleek, sartorial way to show your love for public transportation.
Also, Hong Kong bans pregnant "birth tourists" from the mainland; New York City's public schools try to avoid using test words like "dinosaur" and "Christmas"; and Britain bans... something.