We meet the women who can leg press up to 1,500 pounds, squash watermelons between their thighs, and knock somebody down with a well-placed finger behind the ear.
Pittsburgh's Center for PostNatural History is, according to the museum's curator, "dedicated to living organisms that have been intentionally altered by people."
Every year, people gather in the Georgina town of Lanchkhuti to participate in Lelo, one of the world's oldest and most violent sports.
On the first Sunday after Easter, the living gather at the cemetery in the village of Rizana for a traditional lunch with the dead.
We hung out with a Roman gladiator reenactor, who exists somewhere between actor, amateur athlete, and armchair historian.
La Chinesca is made up of a series of underground tunnels beneath Mexicali, where Chinese immigrants lived for half a century.
Some groups are pissed about the influx of Westerners visiting the Amazon to dress up like the indigenous people and bastardize their rituals.
It looked as sunny and colorful as you'd imagine, but what's the future for a country where May Day means more than a bank holiday?
In an attempt to curb the high rate of suicide in South Korea, organizations are offering people realistic death experience programs and fake funeral ceremonies to make them better appreciate life.
For a class of workers who earn only $6 a day, education is the only way to secure better opportunities for the next generation.
Risk, romance, and losing your toes inside the exclusion zone of Chernobyl.
Poverty and opiate addiction have devastated small towns in West Virginia. What can be done to help people take back their lives?
Photographer and historian John Howard went to Palomares to photograph the nuclear disaster you've never heard of.
Hedgehog experts weigh in on the pros and cons of human-hedgehog relations.
"There are many similarities between Donald Trump and her father," said an old classmate of the wannabe first lady.
Because who better to ask than the residents of the coolest place in London, according to multiple property developers and estate agents.
Every Friday before sundown, South Asian expatriates in Dubai gather in a sandlot behind a fish market to compete in a series of wrestling matches with the aim of pinning an opponent to the ground for two seconds.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is the latest—and largest—addition to J.K. Rowling's magical empires.
Once upon a time, the Panzer Tank was the crown jewel of the German armored vehicle division, a paragon of German engineering. Now, thanks to Nowak, it's a party machine.
I guess interrogations, wire tapping, and the constant paranoia that you're being followed is what you get when you try to investigate separatist movements on a tourist visa.
Once a year, Vermont locals join together to sample the freshest maple syrup with the help of some unusual ingredients.
Serving braised bison back ribs and game sausages, pulled boar and elk burgers, Indian tacos, and bannock bread pudding, Salmon n' Bannock Bistro is the city's only First Nations restaurant open year-round.
"You don't want to listen to these guys go on about how there's more to wine than getting fucked up," says Ramses Manneck of Berlin's Industry Standard. "I just think more people should get drunk with good wine."
"I had not seen or even heard of braces before coming to America. Several kids I knew had braces, and they looked like robots."