A new cost-of-living calculator lets you plan your next move based on a city's bar density and price of a six-pack.
A sci-fi riff on Middle Eastern building traditions.
The city's new Museum of History and Industry offers a portrait of how Seattle innovated its way into the 21st century, and what got lost along the way.
If destructive fantasies are, like imitation, a form of flattery, then New York City should feel pretty good about itself.
Innovative programs have helped turn the city from one of the world's most dangerous places into one of the safest areas in Mexico.
A reminder of how celebrities can do good for cities.
Skaters fight for their rights in a Philadelphia park designed by modernists.
The country reconsiders a massive rail project.
Sure, it's not an independent book store. But the franchise is shuttering its big city stores, leaving fewer options for those who want to buy hard copies.
Today's 100-year storm surge could be tomorrow's high tide.
Images of Seattle and Barcelona offer fresh insight into the way pedestrians interact with the built environment.
Car-to-car communication could decrease urban congestion by 60 percent, one computer scientist says.
The fruits of Wikimedia's new GeoData extension.
For too many American families, this is not a problem that's easily solved.
And in other public-bathroom news, plastic seat covers might be germy and they saved Hitler's toilet.
Would you get an "S" tattooed on your arm just for the sake of completing an art project? These guys did.
More than 200 years after it was initially drafted, the law was repealed. By a lady. Who may or may not have been wearing pants.
Would people be reacting the same way to the Super Bowl power outage if it had happened in any other city?