They're an increasingly important part of our lives, but we've shunned them into hiding on rooftops and in fake trees.
New research explains why we decide to look at what everyone else is looking at.
One month before the games, the city spruces itself up – plus a few rumblings of resentment under the surface.
A new documentary sheds light on the Greek city's most vulnerable residents.
Scenes of damage, after the derecho.
The "Buurbecue" acts as the food-grade grease that gets friendly chitchat rolling.
Congress had an opportunity to bring America into the 21st century. Instead it chose to pass a bill that will do little to improve access to public transportation.
A survey of retired New York City police officers shows a "rotten barrel," according to the study authors.
Three million dollars will get you 25 cottages and nearly 20 acres of land.
Seeing a public amenity in a street-facing TV in Ann Arbor.
The invention of the air conditioner is still shaping the future growth of global metros.
Lawns can play a key role in absorbing carbon dioxide emissions.
A trick for keeping residents of sweaty cities cool.
The balconies in the apartment have planters, built-in benches, and even fountains.
A social media hoax outwitted an anti-tax group and galvanized voters in Troy, Michigan.
It's not just millennials - families and baby boomers are also leaving their suburban homes.
Could future generations live on a diet of exoskeleton inside this self-sustaining cricket hive?
It's cities versus suburbs in these maps of population growth.
Worker-owned cooperatives are leveraging the city's the biggest institutions to create jobs in the impoverished neighborhoods right next door.