Videos

Jonathan Lansey

BEEEEEEEEP! This Bike Sounds Like a Car Horn

The "Loud Bicycle" prototype can blast careless drivers with a 30-second trumpet that's as loud as a rock concert.

The Effects of Climate Change in One Gorgeous, Terrifying Video

The largest iceberg breakup ever caught on film.

Dennis Marsico

Behold, the (Highly Desirable) Frankenstein of Green Building

A design firm stitched together 7 distinct buildings of different eras and styles, creating a mixed-use complex in the heart of Pittsburgh.

Humongous Swollen Duckling Paddles Down the Thames

From what hellish port of call did this monstrous waterfowl come?

U.S. DOT

Ray LaHood Answers Atlantic Cities Reader Questions

Find out exactly why LaHood believes "safety" is the number one transportation accomplishment of the first four years of President Obama's administration.

A Hyper-Lapse Music Video of Kaleidoscopic Architecture

Fragments of buildings seem to float and spin in the sky in this mesmerizing clip.

Meet the Woman Tasked With Saving New York From the Next Sandy

Judith Rodin will help design a "climate-conscious overhaul" of New York's infrastructure before the next storm rolls in.

Big Chunk of Turkish Infrastructure Caves In, Eats a Student

This person probably did not imagine spending the day trying to crawl out from a brand new hole in the street.

Myanmar's 2012 Balloon Festival Experiences a Flaming Hiccup

In Southeast Asia, the Hindenburg makes a hair-raising encore.

Mark Dreschler/Flickr

The Greening of America's Taxis

With car ownership falling, taxis are more important than ever.

U.S. Department of Energy

How a City in Decline Sold Itself to Its Own Residents

By the late 1980s, many San Angelinos had given up on their Texas town. But an innovative program reminded them of their architectural heritage.

This Tiny Robot Makes Street Signs Much Prettier

An urban hacker from Tokyo thinks street poles should look like candy canes, and he's built the 'bot to do that.

A Christmas 'Tree' That Projects Videos, Lights, Even Sound

This eco-friendly sculpture re-imagines the classic city square decoration.

High-Speed Video of the Day: Dozens of Jets Landing at Heathrow

Pretty efficient, contrary to popular opinion.

Would You Ride a Bike That Sounded Like a Trotting Horse?

It's a Monty Python gag, of course.

BLAZE

This New Bike Light Goes the Distance

The attachment projects a symbol 20 feet ahead of the bike, enhancing presence for oncoming traffic and lane mergers.

Nation's Capital Ushers in the Holidays with an Exploding Christmas Tree

Next up: a rocket-propelled menorah?

Pouring Milk All Over Yourself: The Next Extremely Bizarre Trend?

This thought-provoking gag is the best new thing.

A 70-Year-Old Documentary About Cities Shows We Haven't Come Very Far

The walkable, bikable suburb of the "future" looks an awful lot like the smart growth ideas of today.