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The World's Most Popular Tourist Cities

How Bangkok became the hottest city for international travelers.

NextCity.org

Inside the Thriving World of Bangkok's Semi-Legal Street Vendors

A beautiful video tour of two lives lived in the city's informal economy.

Rijkswaterstaat

We're In This Together: What the Dutch Know About Flooding That We Don't

The country's survival depends on water management, and its political structures allow for decisive, speedy action.

Glow-in-the-Dark Parkour Performers Light Up Bangkok

Athletes sporting LED-studded suits cast neon streaks through markets and over roofs of the Thai metropolis.

Tom Downey

The (Not So Great) Economics of Micro Restaurants

Serving a dozen diners a night is getting more popular but not more profitable.

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A Peep at 10 of the World's Most Popular Red Light Districts

Where urban morals, margins, and mainstream converge — under cover of a neon glow.

Una Arquitetos

12 Eye-Catching Storefronts

A dozen facades that are sure to attract curious shoppers

Oh Choong Young

The Best City Time Lapse Videos of 2011

From New York to Los Angeles to Barcelona to Seoul and beyond