Cities

Business & Technology

The secret history of the taxi wars

The regulation fights didn't start with Uber. Meet the movers and shakers of the last 100-plus years.

Cities

In Ferguson, walking while black was a crime

A new Justice Department report finds that Michael Brown's death was part of a pattern of racial discrimination and harassment of African Americans.

Business & Technology

Uber, Lyft, and the growing problem of temp jobs

Riders love the convenience and availability of the swaggering, app-wielding, taxi-displacing car services. But they could turn us all into temps.

Cities

John Oliver is the only person who can make you laugh and care about fixing bridges

And the Last Week Tonight host has a good solution: raising gas taxes.

OUT OF THE FOG

Dutch virtual sky flood is as terrifying as it is beautiful

We haven't the foggiest idea how the Netherlands keeps making cooler eco-art than the rest of us.

Cities

These bizarre, beautiful cities of the future are also super green

Our view of the future is getting more sustainable, according to these images compiled by the U.K.’s Government Office of Science.

Living

This community is taking on the Koch brothers’ pollution — and they’re winning

Activists from Chicago's Southeast Side are holding protests, educating neighbors, and pressuring officials to get petcoke out of the neighborhood.

Food

Fresh food finds a home in Memphis’ Southern comforts

Watch awesome urban gardeners, hospital directors, and chefs discuss Memphis' growing food scene.

Living

Marvel superheroes take the day off to be terrible New York City tourists, just like you

Marvel Comics is releasing an awesome run of 15 New York City-themed variant covers highlighting their heroes’ city-living adventures.

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