Extreme weather has already caused a number of online blackouts in the United States.
The curtain finally rises at the long-awaited, Jean Nouvel-designed venue—unfinished and with its architect protesting on opening night. Can it still fulfill high hopes?
A preliminary cause has been identified, but many questions remain.
A new analysis of 27 mixed-use areas finds that parking in U.S. metro areas is, on average, oversupplied by 65 percent.
The U.K. is testing a cleaner, quieter electric rail line that doesn't require power lines.
Covington, Georgia, decided not to let a half-completed development sit empty. But the city's solution has been both praised and vilified by observers.
The trip could take five months or more, depending on the weather.
A data scientist ranks the city's top 20 names for cabbies.
Trees, bicycles, and swing sets sprouted growths of prickly ice needles.
Correct or not, perceptions of tap water as unsafe lead many poor immigrant families to make expensive and unhealthy choices.
To kick off 2015, Vancouver has resolved to eliminate food products from its waste stream entirely.
A brief look into the endlessly complex world of passenger airline scheduling.
The city's famed arts-and-sleaze district is set for major redevelopment. But all the movie-star advocates and nostalgia in the world can't preserve what's already gone.
Sleep disorders put some workers out of sync with traditional schedules and are estimated to cost employers $2,000 per employee in lost productivity every year.
A collection of photographs from the Chicago Tribune archives rejects spectacle in favor of brutal, messy truth.
Retail prices rise as a direct result of surges in home prices—the same reasons that bar prices do: Wealthier people don't mind.
The moveable traffic barrier is designed to prevent head-on wrecks.
Dutch designers want you to put away that awful-looking rain poncho.
Scenes from a recent protest in New York City.