Yelp's effort to publish restaurant health safety inspections is just the second time cities have attempted to communicate valuable information in a common language.
For hiking trails and other locations beyond the reach of cars.
How "tactile displays" could help lead to less distracted driving and transform the way we navigate.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
At least, that's not what's going on in this widely circulated photo of a sinkhole filled with bright green ooze.
The science of why certain languages sound the way they do.
A stark picture of the geographic relationship between the city's top polluters and its most vulnerable places.
The transformative technology will come to, yes, a FULL STOP.
Can buildings full of machines make good neighbors?
In the 21st, you can watch it being rediscovered on YouTube.
Don't hold your breath to see one of these in the U.S.
New research suggests LEED-ND projects can dramatically cut down on driving rates.
A great example of how green infrastructure can be incorporated from the start in new street design.
Meet Google's new kite-like apparatus that can capture wind energy where it's most powerful.
A London fast food chain tests out its new robotic wait staff, to somewhat disastrous results.
Three arguments for, against, and qualifying the recent Supreme Court ruling.
One design firm's remedy for the ubiquitous touch screen.
Also, Brazil deploys an energy-generating toilet and Britain scares the hell out of potential drunk drivers.