From Ghana's sprawling electronic waste dump to the gold mines of Borneo, these are places that you won't add to your bucket list of travel plans, but which are killing all the people who don't have a choice about living there.
In Madrid, as in most cities, housing is at a premium, so it's becoming necessary to carve apartments out of smaller and smaller spaces. Because this one is more vertical than horizontal, you better not be afraid of heights.
As protesters in San Francisco argue that the city is becoming unlivable for anyone not working in the tech boom, a Google employee makes a not-so-compassionate counter argument. [Update: The whole thing was staged!]
As a group of scientists completes a database of every living creature's DNA, everyone--from conservationists to border agents and homeowners battling insects--will be able to have their own easy mobile biology lab.