A journalist and an architect tell us how and why.
There are only a few dedicated artisanal globemakers left in the world—and there’s good reason for that.
You could become the official face of “asperitas,” the first novel cloud type identified since 1951.
It includes centuries-old buildings made with mud and entire cities built on stilts.
Hazardous water, displacement, and rising police violence still plague the city, but Mayor Paes insists Rio is already better off thanks to next year's Summer Olympics.
The Taxi Fabric project gives local designers a new vehicle to show off their work.
It’s a wonder some of these places are still occupied.
Microplastics contaminate the water on a massive scale.
A stressful but critical step in the journey for many Syrians and Iraqis on their way north through Europe.
Carl Warner builds and photographs cityscapes made of produce.
Calvin Seibert’s astounding sandcastles are made to be destroyed.
New photographs from Jeffrey Milstein capture both cities from the sky.
Some of the nation’s train stations don’t make a great impression. That won’t change until Congress truly funds passenger rail.
The arrival of a million tons of green biomass to the beaches of Qingdao has become a summer rite of passage.
The soon-to-open expanded canal will—finally—accommodate the world’s gigantic freight ships. For now.
Navi Mumbai was supposed to be a fully functioning satellite city, but in practice it’s more like suburban sprawl.
The D.C. museum has got the big, fun, dumb, summer thing down.
Oslo’s new “bee highway” is just one part of an emerging trend in highway infrastructure.
Here are the winners of NOAA’s “Weather in Focus” photo contest.
Each of these individuals shared their stories with the years-long HIGHRISE project, produced by the National Film Board of Canada.