Why Sprawling LA Could Be Denser Than NYC in a Decade

By 2025, the biggest cities in the world will not only be bigger, but exceptionally denser. According to a new study, Hong Kong will be the densest megacity on the planet, almost twice as crowded as the runner up. And here in the U.S.—and this might be a real shocker—Los Angeles may be more dense than New York City. » 9/24/14 7:30pm 9/24/14 7:30pm

8 Massive Tunnels Being Built Right Now Under A City Near You

Now that we know it was an eight-inch steel pipe that brought the world's largest-diameter tunneling machine to a halt up in Seattle, we can no longer fantasize about Bertha unearthing a five-story-tall buried locomotive. But we can look at something almost as fascinating: The other giant holes that are currently… » 1/07/14 9:20am 1/07/14 9:20am

What Should Miami Do With Its Graffiti-Covered Marine Stadium?

If you follow anyone who was down in Miami for the art fairs earlier this month, you might have seen their photographs of the Miami Marine Stadium, a decaying, dilapidated oceanfront venue for powerboat racing that turns 50 years old next week. Condemned in 1992 after Hurricane Andrew, it's since been plagued by… » 12/16/13 12:40pm 12/16/13 12:40pm

Five of the Coolest Pieces From the Biggest Week in the US Art World

For those of us stuck in the slushy northern reaches of the country, the first weeks of December are always painful—for the internet (and Instagram, and Twitter) is full of interesting art on view at Design Miami/ and Art Untiled. Here's some of the best of what we're missing out on (or, if you hate Miami, narrowly… » 12/09/13 4:46pm 12/09/13 4:46pm

A Single Tweet Led to the Highest-Altitude Dance Party Ever

Need proof of Twitter's power? This heart-warming story is it. Of course, old school companies' values such as KLM airline's willingness to help—and the Guinness book of world records' keenness to always be where the action is were the deciding factors in today's lovely little tale of the world's highest-altitude… » 4/07/11 8:10am 4/07/11 8:10am