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Justin Bieber's music video led to the destruction of a famous canyon in Iceland.

17 places around the world that are being ruined by tourism

From damaging monuments to overcrowding neighborhoods, tourists have caused some serious harm in these popular travel destinations.

I’m a conservative who moved to a liberal city, and I was surprised to see my views change on several issues

Some elements of life in a liberal city now make perfect sense to me, but my conservative background still makes me bristle occasionally.
Animals have been moving to cities recently and are adapting to our way of life.

Animal photos show how different species are adapting to city life

As the planet changes, animals are moving into cities for many reasons, and some of them are thriving.
Lenny Maughan's seagull-shaped running route.

This runner creates intricate works of art with his routes, and the photos will amaze you

Lenny Maughan's impressive San Francisco running routes are shaped like animals, avocados, famous figures, and iconic characters.
The Golden Gate Bridge isn't the only site architects had other plans for.

13 photos that show what New York, London, and other major cities almost looked like, based on old city designs

The Golden Gate Bridge, the Times Square Tower, and the House of Parliament could have looked very different based on these unburied city plans.

The 15 biggest US cities with booming economies, ranked

America's cities are key to the economy. We ranked the 30 biggest metro areas on five measures of economic health — here are the winners.
A sign is seen as a demolition crew removes the remains of a demolished home in Detroit. That city had the weakest economy among the 30 biggest US metro areas.

The 15 biggest US cities with the worst economies, ranked

In this exclusive Business Insider ranking, we analyzed 30 major cities on 5 measures of economic health. These are the ones that are struggling.
Detroit, Michigan, is one of several cities that is incentivizing new residents to move there.

9 US cities that are paying people thousands of dollars to move there

To lure out-of-state workers, some American cities are offering new residents big incentives to move there.

Cities across the US are selling abandoned homes for $1, and it’s a sign that the wealth gap is getting worse

Rust Belt cities are giving away homes for a single dollar, provided that buyers pick up the renovation costs.
Cherry blossoms in bloom in Busan, South Korea.

20 underrated cities around the world you should visit in your lifetime

These cities may not be as well-known as their touristy counterparts, but they have just as much to offer (and will probably be less crowded, too).