Faults have stored up more than enough energy for a disaster, according to new research.
The new Atlanta company Civil Bikes offers bike rentals and history tours with a side of community-building.
They increase foot traffic, attention, and in some cases, spending.
Beijing is the world's top science city, but Chinese policies will prevent China from becoming the world's top science country.
Long ago, huge ice formations drifted down the East Coast to visit the Sunshine State.
And on October 22, you can pocket one at Bonhams for a few grand.
How maps created for fire insurers show the evolution of cities.
Korean artist Do Ho Suh reconsiders the meaning of "home" with incredibly detailed sculptures of mundane yet highly personal household items.
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What we've learned from our 9-month series on tomorrow's urban mobility.
A photographic tour of the city's late Summer Games.
A mere nine others have plans in the works, according to a new study.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
A visual guide to the nasties possibly lurking inside your best friend.
The Free-Range Kids Project wants parents to loosen their grip and raise more independent children.
As the city seeks to protect its historic districts, advertisers take to the very billboards that could be regulated to pitch dire predictions.
New Yorkers have been fighting over this for decades. But a new proposal to study a full ban next summer would bring some sorely needed hard data to the debate.
This experiment in "energy recycling" is like having a giant municipal hot-water heater—and the concept dates back to Roman times.
An unusual agreement between a newspaper and a university brought Mark Lamster to Dallas. Now this transplanted New Yorker has become Big D's fiercest critic of mediocrity.