Amanda Erickson


Kathmandu's Street Children

Performers struggle to make ends meet.


Meet the Newest Wonder of the World

You're probably already vaguely acquainted. 


Where India's Street Food Is Born

It's harvest time for the water chestnut.


Mexico's Boxcar Children

Life in an abandoned rail car outside of Monterrey.


Berlin's Plastic Wrap Art

See garbage and cling wrap molded into sculpture.


Can Eminent Domain Solve Our Mortgage Woes?

Officials in California and Chicago are throwing their weight behind a proposal that would let homeowners refinance certain loans.


A Glowing Run Through Edinburgh

Hundreds of walkers get decked out in glowing lights and run over Arthur's Seat to illuminate the iconic landmark.


This House Can Sit, Stand, Even Roll Over

Outside of Prague, a home that is able to move up and down and rotate on its sides.


Hiroshima, 67 Years Later

Communities across the world remember and agitate for changes to nuclear regulations.


Moving? Move Your House Instead

A historic home is moved - by truck and boat - about 100 miles to Vancouver Island.


Happy Birthday Berlin! Here's a Giant Map

In honor of the city's 775th anniversary, a team of artists is painting a map on a central square.

Rob Terwilliger/Coney Detroit

How the Coney Dog Became Detroit's Signature Food

Served at weddings, parties, even funerals, the chili-doused bundle of goodness offers insight into Detroit's history.


Manila, Under Water

Days of rain have flooded giant swaths of the city.


China's Dirty Water

A third of industrial waste water is released, without treatment, into rivers and lakes.


What India's Massive Power Outage Looks Like

Due to a massive grid failure, half of India's population is without power.


Berlin's Holi, a Few Months Late

The city celebrates the festival of colors.


A London Bus That Does Push-Ups

Artist David Cerny calls it the "London Booster."


Hate Traffic? How About a Hug

Traffic Psychologists in Sao Paolo try to cheer up the city's drivers with signs, high fives, and physical affection.


'She Tells Everyone That Putin Put Mother in a Cage'

Europeans rally to free the Russian girl band Pussy Riot.