What I Saw at a Huge Camel Beauty Pageant in the Indian Desert
The sun was hot, but the competition was even hotter.
'Pasta Sushi' Is All Your Wasabi-Smothered Carb Dreams Come True
“I started to create recipes using raw fish and cold pasta many years ago,” says Moreno Cedroni, the Michelin-star chef behind “pasta sushi” dishes like katsuobushi pasta and maki of quinoa.
What It's Like to Be A Trans Activist in the Most Liberal Country on Earth
For Ugla Stefanía Jónsdóttir, growing up trans in gay-friendly Iceland still wasn't easy.
A Skater's Paintings Reveal the Rise of Malaysian Street Art
Skater turned artist Donald Abraham pushes the street art aesthetic into Kuala Lumpur's galleries.
The Young Women Standing Up to Extremism in the Middle East
In Syria, Tunisia, and Egypt, grassroots activism is helping to tackle radicalization at its most toxic.
Should the UK Ditch Its Membership in NATO?
Recently, NATO has proved a touchy subject on both the right and the left of British politics. Here's everything you need to know about the international military alliance.
This Woman’s Living Room Is Kuala Lumpur’s Best Persian Restaurant
After posting online and consulting with friends on the city’s best Persian food, I find myself in the plainly-decorated apartment of Iranian expat Ainaz Reihani.
Calcutta's Last Jewish Bakery Makes the Best Bengali Desserts
After many of Calcutta’s “Baghdadi Jews” emigrated following Indian independence in 1947, Nahoum and Sons stands as the city’s only Jewish bakery. “Tourists from Middle East visit but our customer base is 99.9 percent non-Jewish now,” says owner Isaac...
Man Builds Palace of Recycled Things in an Icelandic Junkyard
We spoke to film director Hrafn Gunnlaugsson about his hand-built home, gypsy witchcraft, and stewardesses.
British Taxpayers Are Funding the UK's Mass Surveillance Program
The full figures have not been made public, but the costs of the program have been estimated at around $17.27 billion.
Your Attempts at Paella Would Probably Flunk This Valencian Paella School
Originally cooked by servants over outdoor fires, paella is a part of Spanish food heritage. Your summer Sunday lunch version probably wouldn’t impress the chefs at Valencia’s School of Rice and Paella.
Crowdfunding Greece's Debt Will Never Work, But It's Still Nice
"In this context, symbolism matters," says a former IMF economist.