Fast-casual chains like Sweetgreen and order-ahead apps like MealPal are optimizing lunchtime to death.
Millions end up rotting in landfills. But Halloween’s leftover pumpkins don’t have to go to waste.
Companies hope they’ll keep the sidewalks clear, but there’s plenty of reason for skepticism.
Listening in on birds could help the bushy-tailed rodents know if they’re in danger.
Apps that track bike-lane offenders help cyclists feel a sense of agency. But they also encourage city residents to surveil one another’s movements.
The country now has a suite of buildings that generate more energy than they use.
In a battery-powered reboot, the ’90s toy is living up to its destiny.
“Memory towns” promise to provide an aging population with dementia therapy and the accessible spaces of a bygone era.
It’s one of several ways local officials are trying to reform a bail system that the state largely controls.
Officials in Louisiana have embraced a much softer approach to school discipline than they did just a few years ago. And suspensions are down dramatically.
A few more feet of water would flood 16,000 archaeological sites across Florida.
A new report shows how far the rest of the U.S. has to go to catch up on bail reform.
Recent reports highlight school disciplinary practices and suggest ways to stop them.
The most incarcerated city in the most incarcerated state is experimenting with programs to reduce its jail population. And so far, they seem to be working.
A new federal report explains why the number of people jailed for unpaid fines can’t be fully quantified across the U.S.
A new high-security facility in Auckland flips the incentives on for-profit incarceration to keep inmates from returning.
The younger generation, in particular, seems detached from the prospect of war.
To cut down on the burdensome costs of non-emergency medical calls, Memphis is taking an experimental approach to health care.
ThyssenKrupp’s design travels horizontally and diagonally, in addition to up and down, freeing up square footage that would otherwise be commandeered for a shaft.
A new report lays out design guidelines for community-based “justice hubs”—jails that create positive effects inside and outside their walls.