All Articles

A Massive Earthquake in Istanbul Is Inevitable

The Turkish capital is awaiting a disaster that will make Sandy seem small.

A Peek Inside the Narrowest House in the World

If you weren't looking for it, you might walk right past the Keret House in Warsaw.

Anger and Tragedy on Staten Island

The city's oft-overlooked fifth borough may have been the community that was hardest hit.

'We've Built Right Up to the Edge in the Most Foolish Way'

A historian of coastal settlements says we only have ourselves to blame for Sandy's destruction.

For Some New York Bikers, Flooding Was Just a Minor Hassle

Hurricane Sandy left behind untold destruction, painful memories and a wicked new environment for bicycling.

Gas Shortage Underscores NYC's Move Away From Hybrid Cabs

A taxi lobby has fought the city's efforts toward a fuel-efficient fleet — and won.

Meet the Independent Video Stores Making It in the Age of Netflix

There aren't many left, but the ones that have hung on are winning by specializing and moving into the events business.

Bangalore Street Art Aimed at Curbing the Men Who Pee There

The 'Pee Project' is part of a tide of new public art that takes the city as its canvas and its inspiration.

Accident of the Day: U-Lock Becomes You-Lock For a Few Hours

Way to lock up that neck.

New York's Gas Crisis Is 'Like Something You See in the Movies'

Brooklyn drivers literally running on empty, stuck in gridlock.

The Other Hurricane Sandy: The Storm's Impact in Haiti

The country's government has proven surprisingly capable in the face of its latest natural disaster.

Grim Scenes From New York's Flooded Subway System

Huge parts of the train network remain out of service. Here's why.

In New York, the Pay Phone Makes a Comeback, However Briefly

Nothing brings back old technology like a black out.

Venice's Flooding Season

High tides come back to the Italian city.

Next for New York: Real Flood Prevention Plans

Once the city recovers, it will have to decide what to do about the next storm.

Behind the Scenes in Barcelona's Innovative Solar Energy Program

The Catalan city is leading the way.

Making Our Coastal Cities More Resilient Can't Wait

Hurricane Sandy is the wake-up call.

Sugar-Based Graffiti That Confronts the Legacy of Slavery

These cake-frosting murals may look sweet, but their message is bitter. Also, beware of wasps!

The Legacy of the London Olympics? Memories and Debt

What were the Games good for, exactly?