Three cities have dominated over time: New York, London, and L.A.
New developments in accessible technology have made it easier than ever for the visually-impaired to connect.
Share My Air converts air quality data into more relatable terms, like the equivalent number of cigarettes smoked.
SunPort lets you buy solar credits just by plugging into a socket.
A $9 device can save you from a $50 parking ticket.
They're endangering aircraft and firefighters, but the FAA isn't stepping up. Who does that leave?
Ten years after Katrina, a complicated culture of “experiments” continues to shape the city.
The tech giant’s new tool, Project Sunroof, tells you how much sun you get and how much money you could save.
MIT Media Lab’s “Placelet” project will measure the quality of a space by tracking how people move through it.
Pilgrims will be able to follow the papal leader’s upcoming visit to Philadelphia (and plan their own) using an app developed by IBM.
I spent a weekend at the International Utility Locate Rodeo, where people compete to find hidden cables, water mains, and gas lines.
The high-tech highways just might change the game for EV road trips.
A new interactive map charts how beer choice varies by where we live.
It’s part of a $34.5 million project to protect the city’s water supply from the sun.
It supposedly could crank out a two-bedroom home in 24 hours.
Research by Facebook suggests “hehe,” “haha,” and emoji have killed the once popular shorthand.
California's drought demands an answer, but as homeownership rates drop, the question has implications for the whole country.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
It’s working in other parts of the world, so what’s the holdup in the U.S.?