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Who Are the Most Successful Immigrants in the World? Full Transcript

<i>This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “</i>Who Are the Most Successful Immigrants in the World?<i>“</i><p><b>[MUSIC: Soulglue, “Steve McQueen” (from</b></b> …

Who Are the Most Successful Immigrants in the World?

(Photo: Damian Bariexca)<p>This week’s episode was inspired by a conversation that <b>Stephen Dubner</b> had on an airplane. (You can subscribe at iTunes, get …

Didn't You Know? The World's Best Iced Coffee Is in Toronto

Toronto's travel trifecta: ethnic cuisine, vintage clothes and modern architecture. And don't forget the world's best iced coffee.<p>For what is possibly the world's best summer quencher, the baristas at the new Fika Cafe in Toronto's Kensington Market tamp fresh crushed cardamom into locally roasted …

The Art of Style: 16 of the World's Greatest Fashion Museums

Forget about stuffy galleries full of paintings from 500 years ago: Several inspiring modern museums are curating clothing and displaying pieces with the same cultural reverence as a Da Vinci. From collections dedicated to specific designers (St Laurent, Ferragamo, Dior) to ones examining a …

Momondo takes partnership route for East and Central Africa

Momondo is claiming a first with the launch of a hotel and flight metasearch service for East and Central Africa.<p>The Cheapflights-owned service has …

Collaboration, state help and determination: enough to push travel technology ahead in Africa?

<b>NB:</b> This is a guest article by Iain Stewart, director of FreeToBook, an online room booking software system.<p>Technology is having an increasing amount …

Africa Safari Planner brings content, guides and trip search together to Savanna lovers

TLabs Showcase on travel startups featuring US-based Africa Safari Planner, a platform for travelers to search, plan and reserve multi-day safari …

Safari-Tech - An in-depth look at travel technology in East Africa

If South Africa is home to the Cradle of Humankind, then the East Africa region can perhaps lay claim to where much of the continent’s technology-led …

Must-Have Apps For Every Trip

Add these apps to your smartphone to save time and money, make your travels more enjoyable, and even find a great meal on the road.<p>Add these apps to your smartphone to save time and money, make your travels more enjoyable, and even find a great meal on the road.<p>JUMP TO:<p>Finding things to do | …

Armchair Caddy

gadget no comments<p>Six-pocket armchair caddy with 11″L x 5 1/2″W x 3/4″H wood-reinforced tray hangs on your armrest to hold remotes, books, glasses, …

A Deskside Storage Unit Inspired By The Swedish Suburbs

The suburbs don’t get much love, so it’s sweet that the Swedish design studio Note is winking at urban sprawl with its new office storage unit. The hanging piece–dubbed <i>Suburbia</i>–was modeled after an “iconic representation of the universal suburban landscape we all know and love,” Note’s Alexis …

Furniture

Furniture and Lighting by Kevin Michael Burns

Kevin Michael Burns is a New York-based designer making furniture and lighting who sent over his portfolio and I’m glad to have had the pleasure of …

This App Could Save Your Life

The numbers are hard to ignore: African-American women are 40 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than white women, and Latina women are …

How one entrepreneur found safari success in Africa

If you aspire to quit your job and start your own business, it doesn't have to be in the same city as your former employer. Or even in the same country, for that matter.<p>Try Africa. That's what Lisa Yamazaki did. She runs a successful safari operation in Arusha, Tanzania, and she's a great example …

Small Business

To lure tourists, Ecuador used bananas and Italy offered free kisses

Breaking through in travel advertising is no easy task; we chronicle all the quality and even questionable attempts of destinations and travel companies to attract customers and visitors via video each week.<p>But as travel competition heats up in this over-saturated media messaging world, tourism …

Social Media

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

A glimpse into the process behind DRAW Architecture's impeccable work.<p>Submit your very best architectural works for a chance to be published internationally by Phaidon.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>The phrase "less is more" has never been more apt.<p>Delta …

Architecture

Articles about outdoor lounging 9 patio furniture designs we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>We're celebrating the 116th birthday of the iconic designer and architect by looking back at some of his best work.<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, …

New Mexico

Ikea Reissues The Clever Table That Started It All

Sixty years ago, Gillis Lundgren was unable to wedge a table into the back of his car. In a bout of frustration, he either patiently unscrewed or feverishly sawed away the table’s legs (sources differ), but in any case, he went back to his employer with the idea for self-assembled furniture that …

Furniture

Travel management companies are increasingly working with corporate travel managers, study finds

The Global Business Travel Association’s research arm, the GBTA Foundation, and Expedia’s Egencia explore just how travel management companies are …

Windows Phone

The Best Neighborhood Coffee Shops In Manhattan

New Yorkers take their coffee seriously.<p>Street corners are dominated by Starbucks, and city favorites include Stumptown Coffee, La Colombe, East Village espresso bar Abraço and California import Blue Bottle Coffee.<p>But it's not just about the coffee, but also the people and atmosphere.<p>Check out ten …

Coffee

14 Ways To Enjoy New York City's Swankiest Spots For Free (Or Cheap)

From a subterranean food court inside the Plaza Hotel to little-known lunch deals at some of the city's best restaurants, here are 14 ways to enjoy New York City's fanciest venues without spending a fortune.

New York City

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

European Travel

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Glint Lamp by Galula Studio

The Glint lamp is a nifty little two-part design that joins a single lighting component with an angular metal storage holder. The light, designed by …

Furniture

Online managed travel is booming in Europe

In 2014, European companies will book 41 billion euro of travel through the online tools of large agencies, says a new forecast.<p>That represents a 29% …

The 10 Best Hotels In The World

To compile these awards, the magazine asked its readers to vote on the best hotels they've traveled to, factoring in everything from rooms and food to service and location.<p>This year, Botswana's Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp took the top spot, ousting last year's winner, Tanzania's Singita …

South Africa

Nezasa promises a novel travel booking engine, packaged with passion

A new entry into the travel startup scene is Nezasa, an online booking service dedicated to more bespoke travel experiences traditionally created and …