Haniya Rae

Courtesy of Senseable City Lab

Cambridge's Fleet of Smart Garbage Trucks Is Here to Sniff Out Problems

A collaboration between the city and MIT’s Senseable City Lab, these sensor-equipped vehicles can detect gas leaks, potholes, and other urban hurdles across their paths.

Courtesy of Janne Saario

How to Build a Better Skatepark

A Finnish skateboarder and landscape architect rethinks these historically community-aggravating youth spaces.

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An Exciting History of Drywall

It’s a staple in American homes, but at what environmental cost?