Swedish government wants to reward citizens who repair instead of toss
September 23, 2016, 3:58 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Sweden isn't alone in its fix-it-centric approach to dealing with busted consumer goods.
Manhattan is getting a $150M 'stairway to nowhere'
September 22, 2016, 3:48 p.m. by Matt Hickman
At $60K per step, the scalable sculpture's price tag is steep even by NYC standards.
Washington, D.C.'s winning 'Memorial for the Future' is as sobering as it is beautiful
September 21, 2016, 4 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Climate Chronograph sinks as sea levels rise.
Trash-devouring 'sharks' patrol the Port of Rotterdam
September 20, 2016, 3:41 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The car-sized aquatic drones gobble up trash, not chum.
World's tallest indoor waterfall will be located in already-spectacular airport
September 12, 2016, 3:25 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Singapore's Changi Airport outdoes itself once again.
NYC turns to recycled toilets to revive its once-thriving oyster population
September 9, 2016, 2:56 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Crushed commodes provide a new breeding ground for the beneficial bivalves.
World's longest glass-bottom bridge shuttered under weight of own popularity
September 6, 2016, 9:28 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The scenic, dread-driven tourism magnet in China closes after just 2 weeks.
The mysterious case of Paris' disappearing house sparrows
September 1, 2016, 10 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Cellphones, cats — and now, gentrification — have all been blamed for a decline in these winged Parisian fixtures.
Sun-powered desalination device transforms seawater into clean drinking water
August 31, 2016, 3:52 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Just call it a planet-improving 'Pipe' dream.
Washington's largest rooftop solar array will be atop an IKEA store
August 30, 2016, 11:26 a.m. by Matt Hickman
As it turns out, the Swedish retailer's rooftop power plants are also the biggest in several other states.