Videos

Let a Robot Mix You a Drink at Google I/O

This new robo-bartender that's slinging rounds in San Francisco is just great.

Motorrad

Pimped Ride of the Day: A Motorcycle With a Jet Engine

This is sweet.

Mayor of the Day: Bobby Tufts, Age 4

This is what happens when you choose your mayor by drawing names from a hat.

Ten News

Wildly Futuristic Stop Sign of the Day: A Laser-Powered Water Curtain in Sydney

The most ingenious way to stop too-tall trucks from colliding into bridges.

A Mesmerizing Timelapse Shows Just How Essential Public Transit Is to Zurich

Trains, trams, streetcars and the people who ride them play a starring role in this kinetic 3-minute film.

Schema Design

What Public Transit Data Teaches Us About How People Use a City

What does a city look like when viewed through the movement of its riders?

The 2 Battles That Helped Launch the Environmental Movement

From the Love Canal disaster to Greenpeace's efforts to save the whales and beyond, a new documentary tracks the rise of environmentalism.

The Pittsburgh Pirates Videos That'll Make You Kind of Love the City

The baseball team ditched CGI ship fights for streetscapes and signature Pittsburgh imagery.

Toyota

Minimalist Car of the Day: The ME.WE

Say hello to a car without any of the fat.

Shutterstock

We Could Be Doing Something Useful With the Energy Under Our Feet

Some surprisingly not-so-unrealistic plans to capture unused energy all around us.

Play Tokyo Like a Piano in This Gorgeous Interactive Music Video

The Japanese company behind a new urban center is celebrating it with a rather unusual artwork.

Terrifying Footage of Someone Hanging From a Construction Crane by One Hand

On purpose, apparently.

Shutterstock

How Cities Can Lead the Fight Against Trash

Ideas for helping cities better manage their enormous waste streams.

Shutterstock/Yuri Arcurs

Potentially Creepy Airline Perk of the Day: Flirty Drinks

Virgin America's plan to get customers chatting.

Watch Rio Erase and Rebuild Its Entire Waterfront in 3 Minutes

Urban planning porn for advocates of highway demolition.

Creative Skyscraper Use of the Day: A Giant Game of Pong

The world's largest game of pong, played on Philadelphia Cira Center's massive glass facade.

What the World Needs Is a Superhero to Fight Grime

In Italy, a masked crusader takes to the streets to pick up garbage and scrub dirty windows.

Streetfilms

New York Tries Out Bike Parking Corrals to Protect Separated Bike Lanes

A corral with enough room for 16 bicycles replaces a single car parking space.

Shepard Fairey's Andre-the-Giant Street Art Gets the Movie Treatment

Julian Marshall explains why he wanted to make a film about the "Obey Giant" street-art campaign.