Eight months after Brazil staged the soccer World Cup, Rio de Janeiro celebrated another milestone. As preparations continue for the Olympics in August 2016, the aspirant global city is in the spotlight again.
The racist right are even more of a joke in Scotland than in the rest of Britain. But are Scottish people really less racist, or is something else going on?
"I stop tourists from only using drugs on their holiday by selling them fake shit."
Hunting whales for food is a tradition as old as the islands have been inhabited.
A new four-part series looks at England's misunderstood eastern side, starting with Margate and Dover.
The African Savannah Transformation Retreat promises to transform people through a combination of starvation, sunshine, and psychedelic drugs. Does it work? There was only one way to find out.
According to international media, Paris is now "more polluted than Shanghai and London."
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"My first experience was in 1952, when I was four years old. I sensed something was in my room. I sat up in my bed. There was this skinny creature with this bizarre bulbous head."
The racist Creativity Alliance is covering Aberdeenshire in propaganda, but the inhabitants are having none of it.
The violent deaths of Travis DuBois Jr. and his sister, Destiny Shaw, in 2011 point to larger problems on the impoverished reservation.
Spring break forever? No way! SXSW4ever, y'all!
A group of "black diggers" have come together to illegally unearth the remains of World War II soldiers and sell the military artifacts.
Postcards adorned with swastikas, photos of Nazi officers, Third Reich medals of honor—for me, these items are dark, disturbing, mysterious, haunting, and impossible to ignore.
Wasted drug dealers, teenage moped gangs, and suicidal Romanians—you see a lot of things on the 453 double-decker in London.
"Before tonight it had never occurred to me that actual Irish people listen to Dropkick Murphys."
You can get anything you want at the famous shopping center—provided your are willing to suffer through a certain amount of abuse and drama.
Climate change is literally washing low-lying seaside villages away.
In the past two decades, the followers of the Dorje Shugden have become the bogeymen of the Tibetan movement and its supporters worldwide.
There is an apartment in Brooklyn where you can stay for free if you and someone you've never met spend 24 straight hours together "making something."
The country's booming population of billionaires means that bodyguards are in high demand—particularly women, who are valued for their covert presence, precision, and elegance.
Turns out the free-market scheme to turn the state into Galt's Gulch is actually kind of working.
There's a street in the Garwol-dong neighborhood lined with shops selling handcrafted prosthetic arms, legs, toes, fingers, eyes, breasts, lips, and every other body part imaginable.
The Rabbit Hole is a strange blend of roving party, immersive street theater, and drinking on the street with strangers.