Higher temperatures, prolonged drought, and fire suppression policy combine to make fires worse.
See where 11,967 cyclones overlap in space in this fascinating look at the planet's most powerful storms.
Getting on the train just got much easier.
The world's waistlines won't know what hit them when this cheap, all-night fry dispensary catches on.
If engineers can build bots that can land themselves on Mars, surely they can produce less sophisticated systems for our vehicles.
"Mind the Gap" takes advantage of open data to present a rotating, zoomable, ambient-noise-inflected model of London's train system.
Officials say that the ban is necessary to protect people's privacy. Is that so?
Companies like Amazon and Volkswagen have flocked to the city. But many working class residents still can't find a good job.
NASA tries to answer the question.
China's spectacular run as provider of its own food is looking severely strained.
Why let stupid biology dictate our beer drinking, when we can just switch to an experimental hydrating brewski?
The country could soon have a wonderful new technology that'll be too expensive for most people and restricted to short-haul flights.
The trend is a reminder that cities could be doing more to promote EV use.
How we learned to use Polariod's precursor to capture urban life.
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.