A thief left her phone at the scene. The victim took over her social media, sparking a wild internet-sleuthing saga
Australian parrots have worked out how to open trash bins, and the trick is spreading across Sydney.
A new study mapped areas of the U.S. that are most likely to suffer natural disasters.
Buildings don't have to be permanent — modular construction can make them modifiable and relocatable.
As droughts threaten water supplies across the planet, some municipalities aim to utilize an untapped resource: sewage water.
A new study calls the technique "location spoofing."
Whose responsibility is it to ensure that there is affordable access to employment?
In May 2018, the city of Paris set an ambition to be carbon-neutral by 2050.
The author of "Auroville: The City Made of Dreams" talks about the difficulties of establishing (and writing about) utopian societies.
Virtual reality is more than a trick. It's a solution to big problems.
Spending time in green spaces seems to yield many health benefits, most of which researchers are only beginning to understand.
The word "learning" opens up space for more people, places, and ideas.
'Operation Invisibility Cloak' was a waste: Hamburg would soon be firebombed to bits
An Italian firm has put forward an idea for a green city that would be completely self-sustaining, modern, and green.
There are good historical reasons why Germans are suspicious of surveillance — but is Google as bad as Gestapo or Stasi?
How the half-hour commute and motorised transport changed our cities into huge metropolises.
A new study finds that factors influencing where you're born continue to affect your earnings throughout life.
Combined with high-capacity public transport, AVs could remove 9 out of every 10 cars in a mid-sized European city.
Big data is here to save your dinner.
Research finds that only 10% of cities worldwide are affordable.