Some surprisingly not-so-unrealistic plans to capture unused energy all around us.
An international mobile application contest from the New Cities Foundation.
Yes, that is a body being sucked down a toilet, and it only gets weirder.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
As digital and physical worlds move ever closer together, cities need architects expert in both buildings and information.
Researchers develop an add-on to the Android that can pinpoint the location of shooters.
It could happen, with Swedish researchers reporting they were able to detect drugs in the breath of addicts.
Some species are much more absorbent than others, according to new research.
Tracking obesity rates based on your interest in outdoor fitness, health and wellness, and television.
Technology will continue to enhance our ability to monitor public spaces. But cities should seize upon more surveillance cautiously.
A peek inside the city's unofficial Apple store.
Uber Taxi vs. TaxiMe vs. myTaxi, a head-to-head match-up.
Hey, lady walking your chicken on a leash in Portland – somebody's looking for you.
Measuring the "social interaction potential" of place.
Earthquakes aren't the only thing to make the earth shiver.
The river will flow temporarily into Lake Michigan, where it'll dump millions of gallons of raw sewage.
The SF Live Bus app adds a bit of whimsy to the highly practical world of transit arrival data.
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.