New York City hopes a 10-foot wall can save it from rising seas

Now New York really is New Amsterdam.

Walk It Out

The key to fighting climate change and mortality? Walkable cities

Watch how to make your city better for humans — not cars -- to get around.


Advertising to kids isn’t good, it’s grrreat!

A bit of marketing from Brian Broccoli and Suzy Sweetpea drives kids to the salad bar.

life's a beach

Why is a ton of trash washing up on beaches in Hong Kong? It’s a mystery!

But we have a guess.


After 71 million trips, bike shares see their first fatality

And it likely could have been prevented with some pretty basic infrastructure.

Chemical Bothers

Taking down a wooden playset? Don’t make this mistake.

Advice maven Umbra Fisk hammers home a message about burning toxic wood: Don't do it.

hot dog!

We’re really heating up this Independence Day

In 1776, the Fourth of July was a brisk 76 degrees F. Those days are over.

Don’t fuel bad

Taking a road trip this Fourth of July? Here’s how it all adds up.

Vehicle emissions are becoming America’s chief climate polluter.

Don't be a wiener

Celebrate America by avoiding our national embarrassment: Hot dogs