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.
Ignacio Evangelista's "The Line on the Map" captures the stark, literal division between nations.
Artist Olafur Eliasson called on 10 top architecture firms to create scaled-down structures with Legos—which viewers are free to pick apart.
The oil spill stretches for about four miles, according to Coast Guard officials.
You may soon be able to (legally) explore part of Los Angeles that began sliding into the sea in the 1920s.
The latest images from Philadelphia, where Tuesday night’s Amtrak derailment has left at least six dead and dozens injured.
A new book explores the architectural history and classic beauty of one of Los Angeles' most beloved attractions.
Photographer Colin Winterbottom also captured the hard work of the crews responsible for building and maintaining the city's monuments.