The new crop of legislators has been heralded as the least white and male in history. But it's still pretty white and male.
Do men spend more money in communities with fewer women? A new study suggests they do
Say farewell to the small joy of finding a meter that sill has a bit of time left on it.
Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., the leading institution for the deaf in the U.S., has released a set of DeafSpace Guidelines that could have an impact on urban development.
A big mover behind the development of the city's meat packing district, Paul Kahan is in charge of a growing collection of restaurants.
Uninsured states, which stretch across the deep south and the Sunbelt, are significantly more religious, poor, and conservative, according to a new map released by Gallup-Healthways.
New research shows that couples who travel to work in the same direction, even if not at the same time, are happier than those who don't.
On one side of the fence are mothers who want softer padding and lower structures. On the other, those who argue safe play is boring play.
Obesity rates vary considerably across cities and metro areas because it's strongly linked to economic development and other factors.
The latest metro-level rankings on the Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index have Lancaster, Ann Arbor, and Charlottesville at the very top.
New maps comparing America's metro areas finds that those with booming tech sectors tend to have more unequal wages.
Imagining a future without lights and stop signs.
As of earlier this month, commuters waiting for the next train on Philadelphia's platforms have been able to shop for groceries by opening the Peapod app and scanning barcodes on a sign.
Co-founded by former U.S. Census crime-trend mapper Graham Dodge, SickWeather is a site that attempts to crowdsource the health of cities around the world and make it easily navigable.
There's a block in San Francisco that will soon be blossoming with cherries, plums, and pears, but Tara Hui will not say where. She's worried backlash from the city will halt her progress.
Air quality in Beijing isn't expected to improve any time soon, but the transparency of reporting took a great leap forward before the new year.
The Washington, D.C., area has a lot to crow about in the Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest forecasts for job creation in the next ten years
The environmental crusader was called in after 15 students at Le Roy High School developed a series of tics similar to Tourette's syndrome.
After the Centers for Disease Control's latest report on binge drinking, a post had readers wondering if the activity was tied to the cold.
A four-hour television series, which will debut at the same time a companion book is made available, takes a close look at how our built environment is affecting our personal health.