The 'contemptible indifference' of bad pedestrian infrastructure
July 22, 2011, 11:28 a.m. by Chris Turner
Sometimes an afterthought is worse than no thought at all, especially when it comes to designing cities for people instead of cars. A rumination on thin sidewalks and the hidden meaning of the phrase 'some kind of vegetable.'
Google Maps goof results in state park-sized headache for N.J. homeowner
July 12, 2011, 9:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Laurie Gneiding has Google Maps to thank for providing her with one giant summertime headache: The web-mapping service has mistakenly identified her driveway as the entrance to a nearby state park.
Imitation greenspace attracts sun-starved New Yorkers
January 25, 2011, 9 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Through the end of the month, frozen and weary New Yorkers can experience a slice of faux summertime bliss at an indoor 'pop-up park' filled with artificial turf, light therapy boxes and toddlers aplenty.
Alaska National Wildlife Refuge turns 50
December 7, 2010, 11:48 a.m.
Video: The nation’s largest wildlife refuge, ANWR, celebrates 50 years. TODAYshow.com’s Dara Brown talks with award-winning conservationist Dr. George Schaller about the controversial future of the protected area.
Australian fires reveal ancient water system built long before the pyramids
What gray hair says about your health
Watch a massive bald eagle take off from a Boston street in slow motion
4 ways exercise is good for your brain
Thirsty koala seeks help from bikers in South Australia
Husky turned away for her 'weird' eyes gets a new home — and a big hug from the internet