Meet Emperor Norton, America’s Self-Proclaimed Supreme Leader
In 1859, San Francisco businessman Joshua Norton declared himself Emperor Norton of The United States. And it worked... sort of.
10 Enchanting New York Castles Built By 20th-Century American Royalty
From the fortress of an eccentric sewing machine magnate to the lavish palace of love built by a wealthy hotelier, these castles in New York are an homage to the golden age of American industrialism.
This Is What Delhi, The World’s Most Polluted City Looks Like
Slated to become the world's most populous country in the coming decades, Delhi has another problem to grapple with: being the world's most polluted city.
What’s Glacier National Park Without Glaciers?
In 1910, Glacier National Park possessed 150 glaciers. Today, it's down to 25. The photos documenting these melting glaciers are absolutely stunning.
Six Modern Buildings You Won’t Believe Are In Tehran, Iran
While some may perceive Iran as a country clinging to anachronisms, the astounding architecture of Tehran begs to differ.
Childhood Homelessness, A Hidden American Problem
While the American economy seems to be on the rebound, the persistence of childhood homelessness complicates the "recovery" narrative.
What’s Happening To Monarch Butterfly Migration?
When numbers drop in monarch migration, there's a problem. So what's going on?
Frank Lloyd Wright Practiced Sustainable Design Before It Was A Movement
Most think of sustainable design as a new phenomenon. In actuality, it's at least over a century old.
St. Augustine’s Architecture Tells The Story Of Its Rich Multicultural History
St. Augustine, Florida is the oldest continuously occupied European-founded city in the U. S., and it's diverse architecture tells of it's long history.
25 Rooftop Gardens That Will Make Your Jaw Drop
Just in time for spring, these rooftop gardens convene aesthetics, environmentalism and urban savvy into one stunning package.
More Siberian Craters Might Spell Trouble For Arctic Regions
Siberian craters have been popping up throughout the unseasonably warm region. What's causing it?