07 Mar 2018

Life Imitating Art, Architectures Imitating Nature

“These biomimetic designs reflect the natural world.” Architects have long been inspired by nature. Evidence

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02 Mar 2018

25 Free Things To Do In Vancouver

We love this city, and we love free stuff, so it seemed logical to combine

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01 Mar 2018

What Would The Ultimate Child-Friendly City Look Like?

The reality for many urban children is too much time spent indoors playing on smartphones

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27 Feb 2018

The 14 Epic Must-See Libraries Of The World

A cab driver once told me that, at the age of eight, he walked 10

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22 Feb 2018

Against All Odds : A Brief History Of Casinos

Since the early days of man, gambling has always been part of our society. It

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21 Feb 2018

14 Most Noteworthy And Beautiful Piers Of The World

Piers were originally built for the purpose of getting people and cargo from the boat

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19 Feb 2018

How Winter Olympic Athletes Cope With The Cold

The canvas of white currently fascinating many viewers of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang may

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15 Feb 2018

8 Chinese New Year Traditions To Get Right

Chinese New Year is just around the corner but what do the customs and food

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13 Feb 2018

These Are The World’s Most Innovative Cities

Innovation is seen as a key ingredient for successful cities in the 21st century economy,

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08 Feb 2018

10 Ways You May Be Commuting In The Future

It is somewhat safe to say that, without transportation, we wouldn’t have gotten anywhere. The

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05 Feb 2018

Why Does The US Have 800 Military Bases Around The World?

The US has roughly 800 military bases around the globe: from massive military compounds to

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01 Feb 2018

Top 15 Cities With The Most Trees

There’s a global movement encouraging cities to grow more trees and plan more parks. But which ones have

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27 Jan 2018

The Big Dig: How The High Cost Of Land Is Forcing Hong Kong Into Caverns

With the highest house prices in the world, and most of its land unbuildable, the

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26 Jan 2018

How Can We Bridge The Widening Global Inequality Gap?

For the past five years, I have carried Oxfam’s call to tackle global inequality to

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23 Jan 2018

To Boldly Go Toward New Frontiers, We First Need To Learn From Our Colonial Past

How should we understand the idea of the frontier in the contemporary world, with spacecraft

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09 Jan 2018

What It’s Like To Live In A Well-Governed Country

What makes a country well-run? Whether minimising corruption or spearheading educational and medical initiatives, governments

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05 Jan 2018

Bitcoin is Currency, Not Stock: Where To Use The Cryptocurrency For Real Purchases

The true revolution of the cryptocurrency bitcoin is that it isn’t stock. You don’t need

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05 Jan 2018

Top 10 Cities In U.S. To Get Fit And Healthy In 2018

The most popular New Year’s resolution for 2017 was to get healthy, according to data from Twitter.

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01 Jan 2018

Top Cleanest Cities In The World 2017

All human beings want to live in a clean and green environment but not all

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30 Dec 2017

How A Mathematician Dissects A Coincidence

Whenever a seeming twist of fate happens, we muse “what are the odds?” This mathematician

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29 Dec 2017

A Bizarre & Hilarious History Of The Whole World

You have been in development for literally billions of years. Thankfully, you don’t have to

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27 Dec 2017

How Did Polynesian Wayfinders Navigate The Pacific Ocean?

Imagine setting sail from Hawaii in a canoe. Your target is a small island thousands

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20 Dec 2017

10 Misconceptions About Christmas That Get Repeated Every Year

Christmas is a time for friends, family, cheer, giving, and general annoyance. After centuries of

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19 Dec 2017

19 Fun And Kid-Friendly Christmas Getaways For Your Family

1. May Your Getaways Be Merry & Bright ‘Tis the season when top destinations and

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14 Dec 2017

Where Are The World’s Greatest Casino Holiday Destinations?

Choosing where to go on holiday isn’t as easy as it used to be. Instead

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12 Dec 2017

The 21 Things You Should Know When Moving to Austin, TX in 2017

Chances are, you’ve heard a thing or two about “bat city,” the beloved capital of

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07 Dec 2017

Building A Border At 4,600 Meters

There are some parts of the world that no empire, nation, or state has been

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06 Dec 2017

How To Prepare For A Disaster In A Big City

How to survive a nuclear attack and other disasters in a big city, as explained

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05 Dec 2017

When We Harm The Environment, We’re Hurting Our Health

Our planet’s resources find themselves in a precarious situation. The very ideals and strengths that

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01 Dec 2017

The Top 10 Airport In The World 2017

The Skytrax World Airport Awards are the most prestigious accolades for the airport industry voted

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27 Nov 2017

The Spice Island Swapped For Manhattan

Manhattan, in what is now modern-day New York, was a swampy piece of land when

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20 Nov 2017

The World Is Poorly Designed. But Copying Nature Helps.

In 1989, Japan’s Shinkansen Bullet Train had a problem. It was really fast, pushing 170

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15 Nov 2017

The Top 10 U.S. Cities With the Best Public Transit

Finding a home with easy access to public transit is a wonderful thing. In the

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09 Nov 2017

Why China Is Building Islands In The South China Sea

China claims they aren’t military bases, but their actions say otherwise.   This feature is

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06 Nov 2017

5 Ways Technology Will Make Air Travel Better

Airline technology company SITA says passengers should look forward to better flying, thanks to technology.

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27 Oct 2017

These Are The Cities Where Visitors Spend The Most Cash

Maybe it’s the fact that there are vending machines that dispense solid gold. But Dubai

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07 Oct 2017

The Spectacular Autumn Colours Around The World

It’s the season for mother nature to dazzle us with golds, reds, yellows and oranges

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25 Sep 2017

Where Is The Best Place To Celebrate Oktoberfest 2017?

Oktoberfest and foliage are arguably the biggest focus points of fall travel. And the benefit

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18 Sep 2017

Top 12 Best Public Transportation In Major U.S. Cities

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which oversees the Long Island Rail

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14 Sep 2017

The Emotional Joy Of Walking In The Nocturnal City

With technology whittling away at our attention spans, our sense of place is vanishing. In

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06 Sep 2017

The 5 Most Inaccessible Monasteries Of The World

Buddhist monasteries are usually located in remote places far from the hub-bub of cities and

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28 Aug 2017

21 Striking Pictures of How the World Gets Around

From the mighty train to the humble hoof, see unique modes of transportation across the

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17 Aug 2017

100 Reasons Why You Should Visit Norway Begins With These Top 20

Away from the Copacabana beaches and scorching sun, way up in the cold north lies

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15 Aug 2017

Minnesota’s Top 8 Reason For Your U.S. City

Love the outdoors, food, festivals or small town charm? These are just a few reasons

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15 Aug 2017

Cities Like Amsterdam And Dublin Inspired By Its Inclusive Universities

Take a walk around any city, and you will probably spot the signs of other

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15 Aug 2017

Street Art Bastions Find Home In These Cities

Graffiti, murals, vandalism—street art takes on various names, but one thing that rings true across

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10 Aug 2017

Stunning Space Views Of National Parks You’ll Soon Enjoy

It might be hard to resist planning a trip to these parks once you see

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31 Jul 2017

The Top 10 Best Places to Stay if You Care About the Planet

Sustainable, spectacular, and engaged with local communities, these lodges are tucked into some of the

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14 Jul 2017

Chinese Architecture: Spectacular, Or Eccentric?

China is no stranger to contemporary architecture that boggles the mind or appears to side-step

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08 Jul 2017

Leading Mayors In America Weigh In On Our Future

Analyzing the “State of the City” speeches from urban leaders across the country gives a

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