Recreation

Grassroots Engineering

A One-of-a-Kind Kayak Painstakingly Assembled from 28 3D-Printed Blocks

Building a boat, Minecraft-style.  

goCstudio

Seattle's Union Bay Might Get a Floating Sauna

You'd have to kayak out to use it, though.

Chatting With a Guy Who Fishes for 'Mudcats' in a Storm Sewer

Kyle Naegeli of Texas says he's hauling in nice-sized catfish and bluegills from his suburban storm drain.

Natalya Egon / Noel Turgeon

Instead of Plowing Snow, What If We Shaped It Into Fun Climbing Mountains or Dunes?

Two designers have an inventive idea for how cities could transform snow removal.

WRC

Hurricane Sandy: The Idiot Awards

The worst of this prolonged wind-whipping from Sandy is hopefully behind us, so it's time to start choosing candidates for 2012's Biggest Hurricane Idiot.

Robert Rickhoff

Can You Spot What's Wrong With These Urban Scenes?

Robert Rickhoff's surrealistic city architecture blends "fun" with "fatalities."

You Know What Would Make Egypt's Pyramids Better?

Putting a swing set at the top, at least according this dubious 1930s plan.

NYC DOT

Woohoo! NYC's Downtown Now Boasts a Zip Line

New Yorkers can fly through the air as part of the city's summer celebration of livable streets.

Copenhagen's Trash Incinerator Ski Slope Is Dead

The ambitious plan was scuttled after officials realized it would increase carbon dioxide emissions by 30 percent a year