How do we live with the fact that the world we knew is going and, in some cases, already gone?
Want to live longer? Reduce your risk of cancer? And heart disease? Then cycle to work, say scientists.
James Davis spent more than four years battling with the city of Stevenson, Alabama to let his wife Patsy rest in peace in their yard.
A study released today in Bioacoustics found that birds residing in highly trafficked urban areas dynamically alter the way they sing in response to the noise from traffic.
Not only does "Mr. Trash Wheel" clean the water, but the trash it collects is then incinerated to provide electricity for nearby houses. We love you, Mr. Trash Wheel.
Cities will weather this concentrated economic downturn because they went through it 50 years ago. Their neighbors may not be so lucky.
For just over two decades, Kabir Ahmed has worked his food cart in New York City's financial district. Here's just one day in his shoes.
Troop 6000 is the first in New York City composed solely of homeless girls. A reflection of the state of homelessness in the city, it is also a source of pride for its members.
Don’t let people park for free
If the old urban crisis was defined by the flight of business, jobs, and the middle class to the suburbs, the New Urban Crisis is defined by the back-to-the-city movement of the affluent and the educated — accompanied by rising inequality, deepening economic segregation, and increasingly unaffordable housing.
"To Build A Home" by the Cinematic Orchestra also somehow manages to elevate the image of a dirty seagull on a pole to high art.
If all goes as planned, cities across the U.S. could become metro stops just minutes apart from one another.
Waging a public battle against your rich neighbor with obscene tech money is practically a Bay Area tradition.
When a white academic moved to one of the most diverse districts of Chicago, her parents worried for her safety. But as pet-groomers replaced local shops, she realized what was happening to the area’s original residents.
At 23 Drew Philip won an auction, inadvertently stepped into a community, learned to look out for his neighbors and found Detroit as a mirror of America.
If a city as progressive, diverse, and prosperous as Toronto could fall prey a populist backlash, then it could happen anywhere.
Bertha, one of the world's largest tunnel boring machines, has been toiling underneath Seattle for years (with some unplanned delays)
What’s happening to New York City is a microcosm of what's happening around the country—the hollowing out of the US city.
Rushing to catch up after decades of stagnation, China built a gargantuan collection of cities the size of nations with barely a pause to consider their toll on the environment, much less the future impact of global warming.
When the authorities refused to go after Detective Reynaldo Guevara, his victims decided to go after him themselves.
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