The Most Sprawling Places in the U.S. Are Also the Unhealthiest

Sprawl is inconvenient, ugly, and permanently damaging to the environment. And it can also make you sick. A new study shows that sprawling metropolitan areas not only force residents to live farther from where they work and shop, but could also be causing them to lead shorter, unhealthier lives. » 4/02/14 12:28pm 4/02/14 12:28pm

When Tech Culture And Urbanism Collide

The city is the most complex machine ever invented. Running optimally, the city generates opportunity and provides a platform for interaction, ideas, and improvement. As a concept, the city has been iterated-upon, smashed and burnt to the ground, rebuilt, deliberately-designed, haphazardly-organized, and generally… » 1/02/14 3:30pm 1/02/14 3:30pm

This Abandoned Mall Is Perfect for Your Zombie Back to School Shopping

Labor Day sales can be frightening things indeed, so it's a perfect time to look at this scary abandoned mall in St. Louis. After 55 years in business, Crestwood Court started closing its stores in 2006, eventually shutting its doors for good last month. Digital artist Dan Wampler photographed the slowly dilapidating… » 8/30/13 1:00pm 8/30/13 1:00pm