Also, Brazil deploys an energy-generating toilet and Britain scares the hell out of potential drunk drivers.
Demolition crews exploded the tallest building on Governors Island this weekend to make way for new parkland.
The app aims to connect citizens to their local governments in new ways.
Of course, these people know how to map their own mapping exploits.
America's collection of museums and libraries is actually super impressive when you look at it on a map.
In search of the secret to Ancient Roman construction.
They require less space, and they offer what under-served communities often really need -- internet access.
They're good at manipulating touch screens to get food rewards, for instance.
Why heat a whole building when infrared beams of warmth could follow us each around?
A weirdly challenging game.
The new maps may eventually funnel us each into different experiences of the same neighborhood. Is that a bad thing?
In L.A., private homeowners often erroneously believe the beach belongs to them.
In Buenos Aires, thousands of informal workers are ready to take on the task of improving the city's trash woes, if only the government would let them.
Time for a cigarette break out on my balcony – AGGH!
Why is the Israeli mobile GPS startup drawing acquisition prices as high as Instagram and Tumblr?
The Downtown Eastside neighborhood had a rocky spring.
Researchers gave hundreds of computers to California students who didn't have them at home. Nothing changed.