Riga Is a Paradise
Photos from inside a city that's a weird mix of old, new and comfortingly familiar.
Match-Fixing and Money Laundering: The Bitter Demise of Latvian Football
Latvia's top-tier Virsliga lost three clubs last season, with long-running accusations of match-fixing and financial irregularities dogging the Baltic state's domestic division. Is there light at the end of the tunnel?
Bang on a Canvas to Make Art with This Sex Paint Kit
Allure Art is the ideal Valentine's Day gift for significant others who need a jolt of creativity.
How to Live in Mansions Around the World Rent-Free
International housesitting websites are like Airbnb, except free of charge.
Photographing the Terrible Loneliness at the Centre of European Countries
Gert Verbelen pinpointed the centre of 18 European countries and spent a week documenting each of them.
Gert Verbelen, Words: Grey Hutton
The Road to Nowhere Issue
The Eastern European Gay Rights Movement Is Struggling to Be More Than a Western Cause
The region has lagged behind Western Europe when it comes to gay rights thanks to its reactionary nationalist movements and Russia's outwardly homophobic regime.
The Canadian Military Is Playing War Games Aimed at Russia
At a time when the specter of the Russian military is high on the minds of European countries fearful of the next Ukraine, Canada's Department of National Defense is playing tough with President Vladimir Putin.
Brainwave Experiment Visualizes Storytelling's Effects on the Mind
Connection Codes transformed the brainwaves caused by hearing a story into a live projection experience.
This Jump-Roping Light Sculpture Never Gets Tired
Rémi Brun's 'Loopy Lou' is the luminous workout instructor we always wanted.
How Women Think About Sex
I spoke with animator Signe Baumane about that, depression and 'Sex and the City'.
Why Is Russia Simulating Nuclear Strikes on Sweden?
I called up a security expert in Stockholm to find out if we're headed for Cold War II.
Latvia's Former KGB Headquarters Are No Longer Stained with Blood
Riga just opened the building to the public for the first time in 20 years.