Shinjuku 2 Chome is like a gay bar buffet. The Tokyo district is said to have the highest concentration of gay bars in the world, each with its own theme (such as BDSM or J-Pop), and each with less than a 12-person capacity.
Earlier this month, Yassin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) was arrested in South Africa for attempting to use a world passport. But what exactly is one of those?
The pro skater talks about the art scene and the beautiful sunsets in Silver Lake.
The seeds, known as rudraksha, are believed to carry mystical powers and can fetch thousands of dollars.
With virtually no money these guys managed to make a documentary series that became one of the first Australian shows ever picked up by Netflix.
The singer-songwriter tells us about moving to LA and where to find restaurants that have a dark, cozy NYC feel.
He loves to walk around the neighborhood at night because he knows there's always something going down, even when it's quiet.
Development along one of Southeast Asia's biggest rivers is threatening local communities.
Every weekend, hundreds of parents (and grandparents) gather to advertise their kids for marriage.
German photographer Ricarda Messner spent 24 hours in Atlantic City capturing the slot machines, the lights, and Donald Trump's gaudy Taj Mahal.
The New Age nuns are fighting to keep their medical marijuana business alive in the face of a pending local ban on cannabis sales.
The hardest part is making your marriage look real—setting up joint bank accounts, taking fake couples photos, and convincing an immigration officer you're actually in love.
We spoke with the director of Dream Empire, a new documentary about the Chinese real-estate bubble and its connection to the real estate industry.
The actor teaches us not to judge a restaurant by its strip mall cover and tell us where to get the best Thai food.
We drive east to west on Sunset, stopping at venues along the way to talk to native Angelenos about the economic and cultural influences that have defined their neighborhoods.
John tells us where to find the best tacos in the city and where we can drink at 6 AM.
He shares the best spots to eat a whole grilled mackerel and where to hang out if you want to feel like you're in Grand Theft Auto IRL.
He mourns his switch to life as a pescatarian by showing us his top spots to get a burger and a pastrami sandwich.
Here's a list of all our favorite spots to shop that won't completely break the bank.
The film industry aside, LA is a hotbed for art—and if you're one of those supreme weirdos who claims not to like music, there are plenty of killer museums, too.
Regardless of what you think you've gleaned from the movie Speed, LA's public transportation is lacking. You should probably get a car.
It seems like most people can handle an average of six winters in New York City before they flee west, and the reason is pretty obvious—LA is beautiful and there is a seemingly unlimited amount of fun shit to do while the sun's out.
Here's where you should get trashed in LA.
Drought aside, Los Angeles is full of great places to eat and drink. Here's a handy guide to all our favorite spots.