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Aug 18, 2015 05:48 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The sun triggers the release of smog-forming nitrogen oxide compounds from urban grime. Continue reading →
Aug 12, 2015 06:07 PM ET // AFP
A massive explosion at a warehouse in the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin killed seven people and sent a fireball ripping through the sky. Continue reading →
Aug 3, 2015 08:40 AM ET // AFP
Food on the go was an integral part of daily life in the empire, generally enjoyed with wine, gambling or even prostitutes. Continue reading →
Jul 17, 2015 10:23 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
Solar powered waste management stations will soon offer high-throughput wireless signals on street level. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2015 08:50 AM ET // Eric Niiler
In the future, neighborhoods could be recycling their own water, just like they recycle newspapers, bottles and cans.
Jul 7, 2015 07:30 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Scientists, engineers and planners are figuring out new ways of speeding up supply chains, delivery and getting rid of waste.
Jun 9, 2015 08:59 AM ET
In theory, cities could make a little go a long way for a large number of people. In practice, many cities can be extremely wasteful.
May 14, 2015 01:01 PM ET
Right now, there are 28 mega-cities in the world, with about 450 million inhabitants among them. So, which world cities make the cut?
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