Hong Kong

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Hong Kong's First Bunny Cafe Comes With a Note of Caution

It takes a lot of work—and a good amount of space—to own a rabbit in one of the world’s densest cities, but this pseudo-petting-zoo fills the void.

Ward Roberts

The Beauty of Urban Basketball Courts

The photographer Ward Roberts captures the patterns and colors of Hong Kong’s playgrounds.

Gary Stokes/Sea Shepherd

The Seas Around Hong Kong Are Teeming With Nasty 'Trash Flows'

Currents of garbage, probably from the Chinese mainland, are befouling beaches and clogging propellers.

Bence Bakonyi

Photographing China, Without the Crowds

A photographer’s solo journey leads to an uniquely beautiful take on the country’s landscapes.

Wally Gobetz / Flickr

The Keys to Designing Cities With Fewer Traffic Fatalities

Reduce urban sprawl, for one thing.

Kin Wai Michael Siu

These Bird-Shaped Recycling Bins Just Beg to Be Fed

The gaping-mouthed receptacles are meant to awaken one's inner parent.

A Precarious Bus Sculpture Inspired by 'The Italian Job'

It's both an unsettling illusion and massive movie spoiler.

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Adventure Climbers Conquer Hong Kong's Sky-High Towers

The result: footage so arresting it should be prescribed as a diuretic.

Reuters/Bobby Yip

Hong Kong’s Occupy Central Now Has its Own Video Game

A Hong Kong developer wants to offer the world a "firsthand" experience of the protests.

AP Photo/Kin Cheung

Hong Kong Protesters Finally Sit Down With Government Reps—and Nobody Is Satisfied

Political leaders seemed to admit that they are relatively powerless.

AP Photo/Kin Cheung

Advice for Hong Kong's Protesters From a Tiananmen Activist

"To have everything or nothing is not the goal. It’s whether we can make a step forward."

Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Are Hong Kong's Protests Peaceful to a Fault?

Research shows that nonviolent demonstration is more likely to get a movement’s message out. But what if your protest is too peaceful?

Reuters/Carlos Barria

Democracy Activists' Plan to Disrupt Hong Kong Is Starting to Work

One of the world's most important financial centers appears to be at a standstill.

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China Considers an Immense Skyscraper Shaped Like a Cloud

The strange-looking structure would be the second-tallest building on earth.

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The Sharing Economy Comes to the Umbrella

A high-tech beacon encourages not-at-all awkward encounters with wet strangers.

WeViewTaiwan/YouTube

Every City Needs Hong Kong's Brilliant Baggage-Check System

In-town baggage service eliminates the hassle of hauling luggage to the airport or around the city.

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Forget Vertical Farms, This Is a Vertical Rice Paddy/Fish Nursery/Transit Center/Nuclear Plant

No sustainable detail is left out of this proposed Hong Kong skyscraper.

Reuters/Bobby Yip

Asia's Richest Man Is Building Hong Kong Apartments Barely Bigger Than a Prison Cell

At $250,000, these 200-square-foot studios are among Hong Kong's most affordable.