A new portal will collect open streams from different cities, making for easier comparisons.
We're calling B.S. on this fully armed, $1.3 million deathbot.
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Residents of Castro Valley, California, demand a redesign of a phallus-like cell tower.
Mapping when some of our most popular technologies - like air conditioning and internet - reached 50 percent penetration.
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The Hiriko electric vehicle is so cute you might just want to pick it up and carry it home.
GPS-enabled apps have changed the going-out culture in the city.
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An atlas created by students at UC Berkeley shows just how many layers one neighborhood can have.
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Water conservation tips from ancient cities.
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Newly released panoramics of the world's most remote outposts.