Here's a nicely well-preserved peek into historical Moscow, complete with snow-skiing commuters and a frozen market of mushroom and fish.
The man ventured into the eviscerated fuselage to retrieve a wounded woman after Saturday's accident at Vnukovo Airport, which killed five crew members.
Russian adventurers dressed like construction workers to reach the ice-covered pinnacle of Mercury City, which is taller than London's Shard.
Also, California cities binge on foie gras before it's banned; Boston knocks down satellite dishes; you can't dress up like Tinker Bell at Disney World; a British city welcomes back meter maids.
Could offices that clamp onto larger buildings or wander across town be the wave of the future?
Moving ministries to the outskirts would leave opportunities for reuse in the crowded core.
A new short film explores Russia's largest city, looking straight down