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.
Soon there will be a windmill for your exhale, too.
Turns out, it's hard to get a good picture of an eruption, which makes these shots all the more remarkable.
Rejoice, America: Researchers say the nation is equipped to produce "serious amounts" of algae biofuel.
The smell of your neighborhood pizzeria and the feel of a cracked sidewalk may be more important than researchers previously believed.
NASA announces the winners of its International Space Apps Challenge.
How has one of America's biggest cities resisted the medical establishment on fluoridation?
Even from space, the storm that dropped the Moore tornado looks chilling.
Yesterday's tornado was deadly not just because of the vagaries of the sky. It was deadly, too, because of the fickleness of the ground.
Bacterial infections are killing more people in some parts of country, but not others.
The explosive takedown of Wuham's 2.2-mile long viaduct was the longest concrete-bridge demolition in China's history.