Architect Vincent Callebaut’s "Asian Cairn" project imagines a future where we house residences, offices, and even entire food systems in gorgeous, stacked skyscrapers.
All politics is local, but it’s hard to find out what’s happening on the state level around the country, which is where the real governing is done. The Sunlight Foundation’s Open States gives you an insight into state legislatures around the country.
We’re all used to plastic made from corn, but a new source for biodegradable plastics (and plastics not made from fossil fuels) might be tree sap.
A simple empirical test for stress could be a huge boon for medical diagnosis. Breathing into this device may just do it.
Where organizations come from and where they are based tends to change how they protest, and Americans are more meek and mild.
DIYRockets is a new project to help you 3-D print your own rocket engine.
The FairPhone is made with fairly mined minerals, built under good labor conditions, and is entirely recyclable--all things your current phone probably isn’t.
Everyone might want super fast trains or driverless cars, but the real innovations in transportation are going to involve infrastructure. Meet the road of the future.
As part of our series on generosity in business, we’re looking at some of the financial wizards who are using their skills and assets to give back to society in the most impressive and inspiring ways.