As two planned communities worlds away from each other face similar pressures, a writer considers their utopian visions
Restaurants can be unhealthy, but we shouldn't dismiss them. Real vegetarian cuisine exists—and if we're lucky, it will spread.
As head of General Motor's Cadillac division, Jim Roche's fussy obsessions came at the expense of vision and strong leadership
Despite a doctor's argument that the U.S. is like the Roman Empire, interest in homeopathy isn't a sign of decline
Spending too much time indoors may lead to myopia due to the dimness of indoor lighting
A civil architect specializing in blast resistance, Lt. Robert L. Corsbie is survived by his collection of photos from Hiroshima
The bar code was patented in 1952 but not used widely until the tumultuous '70s. Does radio-frequency ID require a similar kickstart?
The impulse to do wrong can be irrational and come from a deep and inexplicable place in the psyche
Roads may be overall safer with them, but the public will have to accept the reality that technical glitches will occasionally kill
The skill's recent revival shows how heritage crafts can still flourish in the modern world, not in spite of, but with help from the Web
Commenting on Apple, Fareed Zakaria ignores how today's companies avoid far-sighted projects and the years required for invention
Abandoning higher education is hardly the recipe to financial success that some news suggests
The Titanic remains an icon of Belfast shipbuilding, but centennial celebrations of the doomed ship ignore its technological failings
Jonathan Franzen warns about our superficial, "like"-based economy, but recent grads may have a hard time avoiding it
Is carving stones with words the ultimate information medium?
From import tariffs to settlements, today's trade policy makes little economic or ethical sense
A new study says that doctors and other people who disclose conflicts of interest feel are more likely to indulge in bad behavior
Ted Kaczynski never wanted his personal items sold, but the man must, for his part, be humiliated by the low bidding prices they're receiving
Their mathematical brilliance and big payouts may actually help gambling halls due to the less skilled imitators that follow in their tracks
Can technology be programmed to indicate when it's becoming less reliable? A firm warning could be a good reminder when leaving zones of high-reliability base maps.