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Becoming Urbanized: Photos Of The Human Condition (PHOTOS)

Posted January 24, 2012 | 01/24/12 08:45 AM ET

A dramatic shift is taking place. Atlantic Cities recently reported that China, the most populated country in the world, has officially become urbanized. For the first time in their history, more people live in a city than they do countryside -- 51.27 percent to be exact, which amounts...

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The RedBall Project: Art In Unexpected Places

1 Comments | Posted January 13, 2012 | 01/13/12 08:45 AM ET

Kurt Perschke's RedBall Project is an ingenious example of city engagement. It's simple, beautiful and blunt. It's a large ball placed in a major-city amidst the din of everyday living. Sometimes it lands in obvious locations, other times it leaves you wondering, "How did it get there?" Either...

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Panama's Magnetic Spirit (VIDEO)

Posted November 13, 2011 | 11/13/11 09:00 AM ET

Panama's cultural energy is magnetic. Our friend Nalden teamed up with the creative minds at Dough'Nut Productions to shoot an incredible video of their visit.

Commissioned by National Geographic, they were tasked with showing Panama's vivid culture and one of its most interesting structures,...

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The President And Local Icelanders Invite Visitors Into Their Homes (VIDEO)

Posted October 18, 2011 | 10/18/11 05:00 PM ET

While most tourism boards attempt to craft clever promotions to lure travelers, there's nothing like seeing actual residents opening their doors and inviting you to experience their home in a unique way. It's sincere and it's welcoming. It makes you want to visit. So that's what Iceland is doing, as...

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Finding Philadelphia's Best New Coffee Shop (PHOTOS)

Posted September 21, 2011 | 09/21/11 09:30 AM ET

The irony of operating a travel site is that sometimes you discover amazing things in your own town. A few weeks ago, I decided to take a different route to work in Philadelphia. It wasn't a big change. I walked two blocks off my usual path. But as...

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