The price per square foot in New York cemeteries is nearly double that of buildable land in Brooklyn, leading some to unload unneeded resting places for a profit.
Santander, Spain, tested a network of acoustic sensors capable of managing traffic congestion. But will it stand up to the future of cars?
The new book London: The Information Capital, brings data on the city's economics, housing, and tourism to life through stunning graphic visualizations.
MapStory can give users the tools to map the growth of every municipality in the world.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
Does the word come from sonar? Is it a "backronym"? Internet jargon? Yes, yes, and yes.
The "Treat Map" can be used as a high-tech tool for treat hoarding.
A pilot in a small aircraft captured this unreal footage of last night's "catastrophic anomaly."
Stop tossing your entire wardrobe over a chair and get organized with the "Grapple Clothing Hook."
A Hong Kong developer wants to offer the world a "firsthand" experience of the protests.
All kinds of receipts and tickets contain the potentially toxic compound, which sanitizer helps our bodies to absorb.
The "Veloloop" emits a low-frequency signal to alert traffic sensors to a cyclist's presence.
"Rival" ports across Puget Sound are using game-like simulations to plan their responses—before a big one hits.
NYU's Constantine Kontokosta sees Big Data as a tool not just for saving energy—but for making cities healthier, more resilient, and more equitable.
A peek at the global rhythm of Internet usage.
A new tool called Urban Layers tracks Manhattan's rise, block by block, since 1765.
Over public networks, the barrier to your personal details is pretty darn low.
Hamsa Balakrishnan develops algorithms that help controllers and pilots better manage who's taking off and when.
NASA says it's a “once-in-a-lifetime event.”
This weather wand blows raindrops 3 feet away (and perhaps onto other people).