The city is partnering with private techie groups to fund these science-themed transformations of public space.
Unstructured time allows children to develop creativity and empathy. But too often, it's missing from the schedule.
The scheme was cooked up by a Daytona Beach homeowner's association.
Public parks in upper-income, predominantly-white communities in Kansas City were more likely to have playgrounds, water features and trails.
Originally hailed as a death trap, the jungle gym has now become a beloved part of Moscow.
With enough imagination, anything can be a playground.
This hacked "Waterfall Swing" puts kids through dozens of rainstorms each minute.
Also, the Mongrel Mobsters can't pretty up their tombstones in a New Zealand town and New York City clamps down on blood-sucking circumcisions.
Without play sets, slum children frolic in garbage dumps and toxic rivers.
Fights over how kids play have been going strong since the early 1900s.
A pilot program allows joint use of school playgrounds by communities in park-poor areas
Which major U.S. cities provide the best, and worst, mix of playgrounds for their youngest residents?