Republican or Democrat, even if we battle over national concerns, research finds that in local politics, it seems we can all just get along—most of the time.
DefiPlanet, a nature-themed family attraction in France, has a surprisingly blunt message for visitors: “The earth will soon be dead and torn.”
To better understand the controversy over New York’s measles outbreak, you have to go back to the late 19th century.
From National Landing to SoHa, neighborhoods often find themselves renamed by forces outside the community, from big companies to real estate firms.
Traditional kopitiams, which serve sweetened coffee in no-frills surroundings, are a part of Malaysian national identity, but their survival is precarious.
A new policy in Wellington aims to revitalize the indigenous Māori language. First up: giving new, non-colonial names to sites around town.
Male-dominated trades like construction, plumbing, and welding can offer job security and decent pay. A camp aims to show girls these careers are for them, too.
In the beginning, it was a policy-shaking event that awakened a new generation of activists. But now even environmentalists have misgivings about it.
The landmark Children’s Health Study tracked thousands of children in California over many years—and transformed our understanding of air pollution’s harms.
A lot of software developers, according to an unprecedented new analysis.
A new exhibit in El Paso showcases works of art created by children detained in a massive border encampment of migrants in Tornillo, Texas.
Despite established urban tech hubs, some smaller cities are attracting high-tech jobs with lower living costs, unique talent pools, and geographic diversity.
With their long-dead inhabitants remembered only foggily, historic cemeteries like Mount Auburn and Green-Wood use art to connect to the living.
Brian Rose’s new book uses the deeply troubled New Jersey city as a window into how a developer-turned-president operates.
Two UX designers are making art based on a shared frustration: Government tech ideas that don’t incorporate people into the process.
Eight years after banning cities and towns from building high-speed internet networks, state lawmakers unanimously reversed course. Will more red states follow?
What do we mean when we say that the “soul of the city” is under threat? Often, it’s really about politics, nostalgia, and the fear of community change.
When looking for love, most people don’t look far from home. That's what a big-data analysis of interactions on a dating site revealed.
The post-New Deal strategy succeeded in bringing cherished public places into the modern era.
Why did George Washington’s house leave the current president so unimpressed? Maybe because this practical-minded mansion was made to convey humility.
The buddy-cop comedy by Seth Fried imagines a war over gentrification, and says something about the way we talk about urbanism.