Shortly after Monday's bombings, cellular networks collapsed. The same thing happens every time there is a crisis in a large city.
If climate change caused the waters to rise by 500 feet, this is what major international cities might look like.
The city of Boston is blanketed with security cameras. But finding the right shots is a little like looking for a needle in a hay stack.
This is more true than ever in the digital age.
Though cell service is spotty, social media is connecting family members and friends.
There's still time to enter the international mobile application contest from the New Cities Foundation.
A new Smithsonian exhibit takes on the history of "getting from here to there."
This visualization breaks down Manhattan's noise problem at the micro-level of ice cream trucks, loud TVs, "banging/pounding" and more.
A new site lets you turn any stretch of Streetviewed road into a hyperlapse, a timelapse with a mobile camera.
What if city officials really understood how solar panels catch on?
A peek at how well pet trackers really work.
The city of Chicago tries to leverage the platform better known for funding design projects and cutting-edge products.
Do you like maps and death?
German researchers say the "Big Lavatory Concept" is necessary to accommodate the world's larger body weights.
New Orleans was once a great city to get away from business. How it became a great place to start one.
Smart phones can help manage the tedium of parenting. But they also isolate us from a lot of the joy.
Swooping shots from extreme sports photographers.