In Finland, classroom design offers a radical departure from the norm
September 19, 2017, 12:01 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Can better architecture lead to a better scholastic experience, as Finnish educators believe?
America's largest urban farm takes root in Pittsburgh
September 14, 2017, 2:45 p.m. by Matt Hickman
At 23 acres, Hilltop Urban Farm will serve up fresh produce with a side of affordable housing.
When will the lights come back on? Millions of Floridians want to know
September 12, 2017, 1:59 p.m. by Matt Hickman
With much of its $3B smart grid damaged by Hurricane Irma, Florida's largest utility has no easy answers.
Inefficient vacuum cleaners to be swept from European stores
September 11, 2017, 8:35 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The era of 900-watt-and-higher vacs comes to an end for EU nations.
Hop on Cambodia's famed 'bamboo train' before it sputters into the sunset
September 8, 2017, 3:02 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The homegrown rail trolleys are once again under threat.
Rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey needs to be stronger, higher, smarter
September 6, 2017, 1:41 p.m. by Matt Hickman
This is a tall order in Texas, land of ultra-lax zoning regulations.
Canada opens world's longest hiking trail that stretches coast to coast
September 6, 2017, 10:28 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Open to biking, kayaking and cross-country skiing, this 15,000-mile-trail isn't your run-of-the-mill recreational trail.
As the waters recede in Texas, Brooklyn braces for the next big storm
September 4, 2017, 12:05 p.m. by Matt Hickman
As the floodwaters recede in Houston, one waterfront nabe in Brooklyn braces for the next big storm.
Why do men tell women to smile?
Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening
8 grains that prove wheat is overrated
Farmers' Almanac warns of brutal winter
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
How to get rid of roaches naturally