Desire paths: The unsanctioned shortcuts crisscrossing public spaces
March 18, 2019, 8:20 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Because sometimes pedestrians like to forge their own way.
Viennese orchestra makes extraordinary music out of ordinary produce
March 12, 2019, 3:25 p.m. by Matt Hickman
You'll never look at a radish the same way again.
More and more, America's recyclable plastic is being burned, not recycled
March 12, 2019, 8:20 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Incineration plants go into overdrive following Chinese crackdown on foreign waste.
Chicago lawmakers make the case for bird-friendly buildings
March 4, 2019, 4:14 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The Windy City is one of the deadliest cities for migrating birds in the U.S.
Live rent-free in Indiana's historic House of Tomorrow (on one condition)
March 1, 2019, 8:24 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The futuristic 30s-era dwelling located in Indiana Dunes National Park requires a $2.5M restoration.
Why this Ohio city just granted Lake Erie the same legal rights as humans
February 27, 2019, 4:59 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Ohio voters just passed Lake Erie Bill of Rights, and it could help to save the pollution-choked Great Lake.
Costa Rica poised to become world's first fossil fuel-free country
February 27, 2019, 10:01 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The Central American nation's new president makes a bold pledge.
Denmark's ski slope (on top of a power plant) welcomes first guests
February 15, 2019, 9:08 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Copenhagen gains an unusual new landmark in the form of a multitasking waste-to-energy plant.
How to pet a dog the right way
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
On maiden voyage, Boaty McBoatface identifies significant culprit in rising sea levels
When hikers need help, who pays for rescue?
9 of the world's largest dog breeds
This salamander species is solar-powered