Photos of Life in 'Portugal's Toughest Neighborhood'

Photographer José Ferreira's new project captures a marginalized community as it's torn down.

Hong Kong Will Always Have My Heart

But I despise the way it's changing.

Staying in the Freezing Romanian Countryside Showed Me How People Live Without Plumbing

Around 60 percent of rural Romania doesn't have a public sewage system.

Fireworks and Pipe Bombs: How Greek Towns Celebrate Easter

On the island of Chios, rival parishes launch makeshift rockets at each other, while on Andros, iron pipes filled with gunpowder blow up right next to the Easter procession.

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Rapper Mick Jenkins Loves the Museums in Pilsen

The hip-hop artist tells us why he chose to live and make music in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood.

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We talk to the comedian about Hyde Park's diversity and why he will always take the train.

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A handy guide to all the places that prove Chicago is second to no city.

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Hong Kong's Creationist Theme Park Is Somehow Worse Than It Sounds

I tried to give Noah's Ark Hong Kong a fair shake. What I found there bordered on terrifying.

This Mexican Town Celebrates Its Namesake Saint with Exploding Hammers

Despite several attempts to ban the practice and the handful of injuries it regularly causes, the tradition has carried on for 300 years.

London's Annual 4/20 Smoke-Up Has Gone Legit

The event—traditionally a fairly amateur gathering—felt legitimate and well-organized, perhaps because legalization is getting closer.

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We Spoke to Devastated Parisians About the Notre Dame Fire

Last night, thousands gathered near the cathedral to sing and watch centuries of history burn.

Take a Look Inside Some Abandoned Secret Mansions in Italy

Thomas Jorion spent ten years photographing the faded glory of empty palaces and summer homes.

This French Festival Celebrates Spring with Chaos, Wine, and Sexual Freedom

Every year, the people of the French village Cournonterral gather to mark the end of a 12th century battle by chasing each other around with barrels of dark wine.

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The Best Bar in Austin Is Sam's Town Point

A slice of the old (cool) ATX inside the growing metropolis.

Downtown Manhattan in the 1970s Was New York’s Golden Era for Nightlife

Artists, models, and revelers remember a gloriously liberated decade of going out and making art—and the legendary watering holes that made it possible.

Mac's Club Deuce Is the Last Slice of Old Florida on Miami Beach

And still one of the best dive bars in America.

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