California's tallest skyscraper now has a glass-bottom outdoor slide
June 27, 2016, 12:41 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Admission-based terror is certainly one way to make a nearly 30-year-old high-rise relevant again.
Bucharest's new urban nature park is a 450-acre twist of fate
June 23, 2016, 3:16 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Văcărești Nature Park shows what happens when dictators get the boot and Mother Nature takes center stage.
How to make New York's Penn Station even more harrowing? Top it with a thrill ride
June 21, 2016, 5:52 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Train to Buffalo delayed? Just take a spin on a nauseating free-fall attraction.
San Francisco's famous fog spellbinds in haunting short film
June 15, 2016, 1:46 p.m. by Matt Hickman
'Hey Karl' is a mesmerizing love letter to marine moisture.
Amsterdam birdhouses distribute free Wi-Fi when air pollution levels are down
June 13, 2016, 4:54 p.m. by Matt Hickman
TreeWiFi gives an incentive to air quality-mindful residents.
America's most 'well-read' cities are preoccupied with downsizing, decluttering
June 3, 2016, 10:15 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Marie Kondo's 'The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up' is a top-selling title in Seattle, San Francisco and Tucson.
Minneapolis and St. Paul's park systems are pretty much perfect
May 29, 2016, 7:22 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The Twin Cities top the Trust for Public Land's 2016 ParkScore rankings.
Houston's long-forgotten subterranean reservoir opens to the public
May 26, 2016, 4:59 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Hidden beneath Buffalo Bayou Park, the cavernous space is the perfect spot to beat the summertime heat.
Now's your chance to have a slumber party in the Eiffel Tower
May 25, 2016, 8:18 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Part of the tower's first level is turning into a pop-up crash pad.
Urban parks are less senior-friendly than you might think
May 23, 2016, 3:18 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Study finds that neighborhood parks in 25 cities are great for young boys, but not so much for their grandparents.