The I Quant NY blog mines NYC's massive data clearinghouse to visualize issues facing city dwellers, from education to eating.
From phonographs to smartphones, no technology—or industry—is immune to change.
There's a worthy federal infrastructure program staring America right in the face: broadband.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
Is the Copenhagen Wheel poised to become the next big thing in alternative urban transportation?
Updated design, safety protocols, and job training will help U.S. plants prepare. But improvements are "ongoing" and hard to quantify.
Observation wheels are reaching the point of ubiquity in tourist capitals. Is this trend ever going to slow down?
Celebrating one of the world's most famous skyscrapers on the day an equally famous artist filmed it. For a long, long time.
A novel approach to the search for intelligent (or not so intelligent) beings.
A journey into the mysterious origins of the pre-arranged table.
There are 1.8 million people in Gaza. What would that look like in your city?
Knitted footwear technology is poised to enhance sustainability and walkability alike.
Turn On Detroit's Water matches donors with Detroiters who are under water on their water bills.
A new National Geographic TV series captures pedestrians navigating—and ignoring—signs indicating a cell-free zone.
These cities aren't telling contractors what they want to buy. They're laying out problems they want to fix.
The Environmental Defense Fund teams with Google Earth to detect hidden methane leaks.
The agency thinks we'll find life on other planets soon, but we may not be exchanging messages for a while.
Thirty days, 30 random cabbie journeys based on actual location data.
A new website lets you check out photos taken by astronauts of specific spots on Earth.