Where America's Olympians were born and where they currently live reveals interesting clusters.
The ridiculous advertisements for Paris, Moscow, and New York make us think London deserved the win.
Mapping when some of our most popular technologies - like air conditioning and internet - reached 50 percent penetration.
Cost of entry to this unusual Swiss show: One plastic sack (seriously).
A Dunkin' Donuts ad secretes delicious coffee smells whenever their radio ad comes on.
The Royal Mail unveils its newest Games-related stamps.
The relic front-yard service borne of the housing bust is revived as a drought hits the nation.
Artist David Cerny calls it the "London Booster."
A round-up of the buildings in use during the London games.
In the end, the Olympics have helped the city achieve in a decade what might otherwise have taken two or three.
The head of the environmental program at Bloomberg Philanthropies makes the case in this compelling video.
How 920 streetlights in Doha launched a years-long legal battle between industrial designers and the State of Qatar.
Photographing the complex legacies of the war-torn host of the 1984 Winter Olympics.
A new study claims to "contradict" the premise that density discourages driving — but does it?
With gang members openly posting about their plans to commit violent acts on Facebook and YouTube, police departments nationwide find increased challenges and unique advantages.
London's most athletic vermin run the torch in this charming animation.
Done right, the Olympics can increase a city's public spaces and public transportation use.
The Indian capital's heavy traffic is suffocating its bus system.
The athletic apparel company gives other Londons publicity as it continues its tradition of ambush ads.