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climate change
climate change

The Woman Going After Big Energy for the Typhoon That Killed Her Family

Can polluters be held legally responsible for the damage wrought by climate change? We may find out soon.
Geoff Dembicki
4 days ago
diez preguntas
diez preguntas

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask an Asexual Person

"I've even been told that the reason I don't have sex is because nobody wants to sleep with me."
Ana Iris Simón
5 days ago
land dispute
land dispute

The Paradise Off the Coast of Jakarta Fighting Against Privatization

A corporation is trying to turn Pari Island into the Indonesian version of The Maldives, and the locals are having none of it.
Mirza Fahmi
2.12.18
cults
cults

The Debt Cult That Wants to Save the World With a Mountain of Gold

Swissindo offers people an end to all their money worries, but there's a cost.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
2.9.18
Features
Features

The Top 10 Most Insanely Awesome Looking Japanese Artists Ever

Japanese musicians have a finely honed sense of sartorial crazy. Lion-shaped hair? A Nintendo-accented lampshade hat? Why have two eyes when you can have eight. Popstars the world over: take note.
Daniel Robson
1.28.18
Music
Music

Meet the Jakarta Pop Idols Turning Punks Into Diehard J-Pop Fans

Indonesia's biggest J-Pop girl group JKT48 has a weird mass appeal amongst the country's punks and metal heads.
Abdul Manan Rasudi
Syarafina Vidyadhana
1.26.18
private members’ club
private members’ club

Inside the Private Men's Club Where Women Can Only Speak When Spoken To

At Munich's Contenance Club, extravagance is key, and an annual membership costs up to about $1.3 million.
Christina Hertel
1.25.18
partying
partying

Partying With Sumo Wrestlers Almost Killed Me

Now I’ve done a lot of stupid shit in my life. But squaring off with world champion Sumo wrestlers in the parking lot of a Russian hotel is among the stupidest.
Robin Black
1.19.18
Hip-Hop
Hip-Hop

How A Reality TV Show Has Catalyzed the Rise of Rap in China

Censorship? FOH! Hip hop is blowing up in Chongqing and Chengdu.
Jamie Fullerton
1.12.18
land conflicts
land conflicts

An Ancient Tribe In Indonesia's Surf Paradise Is Facing Down a Renewable Energy Firm That Wants Their Land

There's a battle brewing over the future of the tribal heartlands of the Mentawai islands.
Febriana Firdaus
1.11.18
flat earth
flat earth

Flat Earth Is the Ultimate Conspiracy

Inside the burgeoning movement.
Rajiv Golla
1.3.18
Deep Ass Questions
Deep Ass Questions

Did the Era of The Strokes Set Rock and Roll Back?

Maybe the 2000s give us a rock renaissance or maybe they just gave us a bunch of leather jackets.
Dan Ozzi
12.24.17