Portland

Inside the Portland International Airport's Jellyfish Playpen

Concourse E has been invaded by a rainbow-colored swarm of gently swaying jellies.

Who Will Ride This Electric Unicycle?

A Portland company is betting that urban trend-setters will love this one-wheeled wonder.

Your Body Is a Wondermap

The cartographic utility of human appendages and the places they resemble.

Portland Might Finally Add Some Fluoride to Its Water

Local groups are calling on officials to add the tooth-protector to public water supplies, citing poor dental health in kids.

Lugging a Bike Up Apartment Stairs? Why Not Use a Handle

Portland designers crafted this leather strap to make carrying a bicycle a little easier.

Even In Low-Crime Portland, Police Want Cameras

Despite pockets of crime, critics say the cameras are taking police power too far.

Portland: Build This Retirement Home for Chickens!

Portlanders are putting their elderly poultry out to pasture. We have a better idea.

Pink Lights, Talking Cameras, and High-Pitched Squeals: The World's Weirdest Anti-Loitering Technologies

Do any of these annoying strategies actually work?

The Only Elected Regional Government in the U.S.

Why has no other region followed the model of metropolitan Portland?

Portland's Mayoral Race Is Full of Delightful Oddballs

Could Oregon's largest city be helmed by a tree-climbing arsonist, a man who holds proof of God's existence, or the guitar genius behind the tweaker anthem, "Mobile Crank Lab"?

Portlander Designs Electric, Boxy Scooter of the Future

For those who love riding around town on what looks like a ridiculously large iPod, there is the BOXX.

Why Portland's Public Toilets Succeeded Where Others Failed

The Portland Loo's defense-first design has freed it from becoming a beaten-down haven for illegal activity

The Economics of Urban Trees

A little greenery can go a long way when it comes to property values