The city is partnering with private techie groups to fund these science-themed transformations of public space.
This is what a 3D map looks like when compressed into 2D form, as only computers can read it.
Mugshots.com wants you to believe that it's a good thing to make people pay money to have their mugshots taken down. (Spoiler: It's not a very convincing argument).
Plunging prices for solar panels and generous subsidies for fuel cells are prompting companies, universities, and public facilities to go green.
The technology is being tested, but legal hurdles still need to be worked out.
When photography was new, people used it to suggest the endurance of the departed.
A San Diego woman recently got a ticket for driving with them on. This is only the beginning.
An online project collects people's complaints about their burg in more than 80 locations.
Some street food vendors are still using cooking oil made from garbage.
Disturbing concept, or most brilliant marketing ploy ever?
World View Enterprises brags about its "affordable" $75,000, 2-hour trip 19 miles above the Earth's surface.
Outlawing bullying would have far-reaching implications for children and families.
An infographic depiction of the epic battle between "Michael" and "Jacob."
This exemplifies how humans are distorting the ecosystem.
Despite its massive population, China's list of common last names is very small. Here's where people with these names are.
Fresh data for the debate on social capital in the digital era.
Austin, St. Louis ... the Great Wall of China?