A Manhattan co-op board says it will DNA test dogs to determine whether their breeds meet guidelines for pets.
The administration has moved to ban trans fats. Single-use bags should be next.
Pundits are fanning fears of new “crime waves” across cities. Criminologists aren’t buying it.
Ditch the numerals for truly special characters including beer steins, fire, and eggplant.
Welcome to the “crabocalypse.”
Developing nations have problems with sewage in the water—but so do L.A. and New Jersey.
Exploring the best strategies to campaign for true behavioral change.
With departments facing scrutiny across the nation, police unions are lashing out at the cities they serve.
The creators of WeShelter “don’t want people to stop at tapping the button.”
Why would you hit snooze when the smell of bacon is wafting towards your pillow?
A new report finds that more than one in eight of the nation’s young people are neither employed nor in school.
Spend your summer break solving America's high-speed transportation problems.
Last week, the city council unveiled a plan to banish cars from key sections of the congested city center by 2017.
No drinking on the job.
The location of the bridge hasn’t been chosen yet, but the company in charge of the project claims it will only take two months to construct.
A new study finds that vegetation around schools cuts down on air pollution and boosts memory and attention.
The mural only makes sense from a certain angle.
The city’s notorious slopes are great for doing “gravity illusions.”
An ongoing project visualizes segregation data in urban areas.