Metro areas generate 93 percent of the world’s patented inventions.
Chef Rachel Khoo shows how she cooks in the city's smallest eatery.
French photographers Lucie & Simon have cleansed major cities of their troublesome humanity, creating empty, dread-filled urban landscapes.
A product that unexpectedly combines electricity and nature.
A time-lapse film highlights both the serene and the chaotic nature of the city's famous subway system.
Etsy acquired the city of Portland; Boulder's electric company cut off service for residents who voted against it; Philadelphia unveiled a pedestrian lane for distracted texters.
Love in the shadows of World Bike Day, and other news.
Gardeners reclaim the half-built McMansions of the Irish countryside.
A new database corrals just about everything that's known about the 134 BRT systems in the world.
The rebirth of traditional industries isn't necessarily a good thing.
Local government sites increasingly embrace social networking, but is it working?
The world's most populous nation is an industrial powerhouse, but it has not yet transitioned to a knowledge-based economy.
If Trayvon Martin had been shot by an officer, his killing wouldn't have sparked a national outcry. Why it's so hard to hold officers accountable for excessive force.
A ceramic tray designed to fit your radiator.
Our minds are laid out like Manhattan's streets.
Urban hacker Florian Rivière makes the streets of France his playground with movable crosswalks, pigeon traps and a shopping-cart soccer field.
The best responses to this week's The Big Fix.
@Sheboyganscan posts shocking, head-scratching and zen tweets from the Wisconsin city's police scanner.
20 years since Camden Yards opened in Baltimore, a look back on the stadium design that's emerged since.