The city's cultural treasures, including its Grand Mosque and centuries-old souk, are in danger of being permanently lost to the war.
Can this flashy library outside Rotterdam combat the town's 10 percent illiteracy rate?
Simple as they seem, colorful signs suggest residents of this Boston neighborhood imagine a hopeful future.
A public art installation turns falling nuts into light and sound. For tree preservation, of course.
A new app lets renters create a profile with their job, salary information and credit history.
Restrictions on driving is the biggest factor, experts argue in a new study.
As a 15-year transfer of dirt from the bottom of New York Harbor comes to a close, professional dredgers gather to marvel at what they've accomplished.
Sometimes embracing free speech means sharing the subway with an ad that churns your stomach.
When sitting in a boat full of water is actually a good thing.
Also, Britain bans curves from school architecture and two chaps get exiled from an all-you-can-eat Mongolian restaurant.
Immigration-rate lasagna, suicide soup and a "criminally stacked Russian salad": a look at the bizarre menu of Helsinki's Open Data Cooking Workshop.
Over 80,000 Mennonites live in Mexico. They have their own educational system and do not participate in the government.
More cities are considering turning their street trees into food sources.
Car sales are booming again. But is offering easy credit to riskier borrowers more trouble than it's worth?
Mayor Bloomberg may have finally gone too far with a proposal for a 25,000-seat soccer stadium and shopping mall.
A professor criticizes the "culture of quantification," arguing that we don't do enough with the data we collect.
This Parisian train - inspired by the Palace of Versailles - has reclining seats! And frescoes!
Promise programs are springing up in Rust Belt cities. But some are working better than others. Here's why.
The latest evidence of this time-tested connection.