As China suffers through its hottest summer on record, an immense and deadly bubble of heat builds above Shanghai.
What could possibly go wrong?
The police department in New Hampshire wants an armored personnel carrier. Residents don't.
This generation is doomed to more frequent and extreme heat waves, but researchers say the next one can benefit if we act on emissions now.
Believe it or not, it's what Japan is planning to do to prevent further contamination. Can it really be done?
New York City and California have begun to offer up their GIS files to anyone who wants them, and early results are amazing.
Let's take a look back at the ambitious 1930s plan to erect this monstrosity over the city.
Urban Buddy helps travelers draw wisdom from veteran city residents in real-time.
Valley fever is hard to diagnose, even harder to treat, and potentially fatal—and the number of cases is rising dramatically.
U.S. households use more energy for A/C than the rest of the world combined. But that's changing, fast.
A new system tracks food illness by parsing mountains of geo-tagged data.
The city canceled its plans to use its trash cans to track people as they walked by with their smartphones.
Since the emergence of E-Z Pass twenty years ago, toll passes have remained largely a regional game. Not for long.
Jason Ahrns searches at night for huge, mysterious eruptions of sparks that appear high over thunderstorms.
A new radar system can show us exactly how much rain is falling in a given spot.
The furniture giant's 2014 catalog lets shoppers "place" virtual furniture around their homes. That idea was prophesied in 1999's Fight Club.
Meet the "SkySweeper."
The sharing economy moves into a new niche: dinner. Will queasy eaters and regulators buy in?
Drive by that Taco Bell every day? Maybe you want to try a Doritos Loco taco.