A new statistical model might make the annual spring road repair cheaper for the Mitten State—and for the trucking industry.
It’s not entirely clear if highway fatality signs work. They might be worth it anyway.
Tough luck for mountain bikers caught going over 15 mph.
After Rhode Island’s epic screw-up, a five-step guide to doing better.
Safer than personal bikes, even, according to new research.
New numbers from the World Health Organization show obesity steadily rising in cities around the world.
The Audubon Mural Project pairs environmentalists with street artists, creating colorful tributes to birds threatened by climate change.
But good news: punishing the poorest kids for overdue books has fallen out of favor.
Scientists are using, well, pee and poop to get a more accurate picture of drug use in your city.
In the battle of pilot warning lights and birds, the Federal Aviation Administration just handed one to our feathered friends.
A suddenly crowded field promises self-driving vehicles by 2017.
Customize the Eiffel Tower, St. Basil's Cathedral, a Romanian castle, and much more.
What happens to a magisterial tower project deferred?
University of Rochester researchers want to use tweets to answer important public health questions about alcohol.
A glorious weekly social media celebration for the Internet’s history and map nerds.
Is tossing some bread to the cute little ducks really mucking stuff up?
The complicated transit controversy asks whether changes disproportionately affect poor and minority riders.
Researchers are trying to figure out how to make drivers take those alerts more seriously.
The German city is believed to be the first in the world to ban the pods on environmental grounds.
“Block’hood” invites players to build a complex urban ecosystem, where dystopia sometimes rules.
It would join the Mediterranean diet, falconry, and a Moroccan cherry festival on the list of cultural gems.