Drift wants you to "unfamiliarize" yourself in familiar places.
A handful of new travel companies ask what you'd learn if you approached the mundane in your own neighborhood like a tourist.
A Bronx private school uses the city to unite and apply the variety of subjects taught in class.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
How does where we live affect our health? An expert tries to quantify it.
Researchers are already at work turning toasty asphalt into energy cities can actually use.
Russian kids have fun climbing the Bridge to Russky Island, world-record holder for Highest Pylons Ever.
In Russia, an app identifies "parking douches."
An online tool visualizes various unpleasant water-scarce scenarios.
In Mexico City, new devices give pedestrians an unusual incentive to clean up after their pets.
Plans are emerging for an electric-powered truck highway in the ports of L.A. and Long Beach.
Smart phones have given us a lot of great benefits, but this is not one of them.
The new frontier of augmented reality apps comes to urban art.
Researchers in Grenoble, France, have developed a wallpaper that blocks wireless internet signals from leaking out of your home.
Researchers identify a method to reuse heat from steel factories to warm homes.
A Tumblr that explains the life of a planner through, what else, GIFs.
In the last few years, New York has risen to prominence in the world of tech start-ups.
The science fiction writer discusses how technology is changing cities.
Elaborate bike rides "paint" GPS-enabled pictures on the streets of Baltimore.