Public Works


San Francisco Formed a 'Poop Patrol' to Deal with the City's Street Turds

They'll be scouring the city for human waste starting next month.


Boston Basketball Court Gets a Stunning Rainbow Makeover

New Craft Artists in Action (NCAA) breathes life into neglected neighborhoods with color and whimsy.


Google Tells City ‘Local Adolescents’ Are Throwing its Bikes Into a Mountain View Creek

Mountain View public records show Google asked for help in retrieving its abandoned bikes from Stevens Creek.


Canada’s New Anti-Terror Bill Gives the Government Sweeping New Powers

Documents called "disruption warrants" will let Canada's spies do just about anything in the name of stopping terrorist attacks.


Glowing Lights Follow You Through An Interactive Light Tunnel

Kollision's "Interference" means no more scary, dark urban tunnels to negotiate late at night.


John Gerrard's Virtual Reality Solar Power Plant Opens Today In Lincoln Center

At the center of the Lincoln Center, a giant LED screen recreates a solar power plant in Nevada in real time.


2,000 Lights Illuminate Hong Kong In Jim Campbell's New Installation

Enter a cloud of electric raindrops: Jim Campbell’s “Scattered Light” takes over Hong Kong's Edinburgh Place public square.


Ai Weiwei Takes Over Alcatraz For New Exhibition

The abandoned prison on Alcatraz Island becomes home to new exhibition, "@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz".


We Talked To The Curator Organizing A Bill Murray-Themed Art Exhibition

"The Murray Affair" is a giant, crowd-sourced art show entirely dedicated to the man behind Steve Zissou and Peter Venkman.