Regardless of your feelings about the questionable ways they're funded, baseball stadiums are marvelous pieces of architecture that have come a long way since the cookie-cutter concrete doughnuts of the 1970s.
Lyft, the pink mustache peer-to-peer ride-sharing company, has postponed its New York City Launch after being hit with a restraining order by the state attorney general.
The rebirth of bicycle ridership has been a triumph for some, a curse for others. While bicycle infrastructure has been found to save cities money, not all urban dwellers appreciate what it means for the state of civic transit.
With their sources of drinking water nearly dried up, the thirsty town of Wichita Falls has incorporated treated wastewater into its water supply.
Some say voting via the internet is the future of democracy. But Norwegians' fears relating to security and anonymity have caused the government to end its e-voting experiment.
A group of North Korean architects were told to design futuristic buildings free of constraints. Their designs present a vision of a sci-fi DPRK.
A new partnership between Twitter and the Weather Channel will customize target ads based on users' locations and the current weather.
The coffee giant will roll out new wireless charging stations nationwide, beginning with its Bay Area stores. The "Powermat Spots" are a joint venture between Duracell and Powermat Technologies.
Researchers conducted several studies that they say suggest people ascribe greater intelligence and status to those whose signatures include one or more middle initials.
Dutch designer Dave Hakkens admits he doesn't know how it would work, but his idea of Phonebloks -- easily-replaced parts that fit together "like Legos" to create a customized phone -- has gained considerable attention.
It's a huge stretch to blame ordinary Detroiters for the imprudence of their city's municipal government.
I wrote a short post on Thursday suggesting that whether you’re a fan or a sworn enemy of the surveillance state, you’d be wrong to condemn the pending prosecution of Edward Snowden. Drawing on a passage from Hobbes’s Leviathan, I argued that functional government is impossible “if the considered ...
Focusing on what the materials have to teach us is a staple of design thinking, and a powerful mindset for anyone seeking to create anything with structural integrity.
What's the Big Idea? It started with furniture, Kip Tindell remembers. When the Dallas-based entrepreneur set out with his partners to launch a venture in 1978, the idea was to sell furniture. They soon realized that the world has enough Bob's Discounts to go around, and that as small business ...
It may be tempting to think that if you want to be innovative, your office has to “have all these weird things going on." Not so, says Tim Brown, CEO of IDEO. The real power comes from shaking things up.