It can if it's built right, as in Portland or San Diego, and new research explains why.
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How much do you know about natural gas drilling? Turns out, it depends a lot on what state you live in.
Invariably, the impact falls the hardest on low-income minorities.
One more reason not to park over a manhole.
Mayeul Akpovi's cameras travel as they shoot, sliding through the freeze-framed city.
All the bathroom news that's fit to print.
Wear the sidewalk on your wrist.
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Broadband offers the possibility, though not the guarantee, of connecting remote regions of the country in a new way to the national and global economy.
The perception of women’s bodies as public property to be commented upon and regulated is one of the universal undercurrents of urban life.
How does England's air quality compare to that of past hosts, and could it affect athletes?
India's lights are back on within hours, not days.
Due to a massive grid failure, half of India's population is without power.
A Brooklyn design firm proposes a clever way to combine advertising and adventuring.
By trapping characters indefinitely, fictional jams can set up otherwise implausible plotlines.
In many areas, trees are under siege. But our cities need them, for all sorts of reasons.
When I moved to Southern California I figured I'd be bragging about the warm winters. But heatwave after heatwave everywhere else has changed my tune.
With the help of a rental truck, you too can cash in on the multimillion-dollar cardboard-rustling business.