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9.23.19

Human-Caused Wildfires Caused the Sky to Change Color in Indonesia

The nation's worst fire season since 2015 spurred one Twitter user to say, "This is Earth, not the planet Mars."

4.5.19

Indonesian Kids Keep Getting 'Possessed by Spirits' During High School Exams

Is it time to abolish standardized testing?

4.3.19

Komodo Island Is Closing Because People Keep Stealing Its Dragons

Tourists will be banned from visiting the Indonesian island as of January 2020.

4.3.19

We Asked People What They Remember About Their First Time Falling in Love

"We broke up when she was about to graduate high school. She was going to get married to someone else."

2.7.19

Instagrammers Are Getting Scammed by a Mysterious 'Con Queen'

By imitating film directors, CEOs, and Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife, some unknown woman is duping influencers out of thousands.

1.29.19

This Durian Costs $1,000, But It Definitely Still Stinks

The price of a J-Queen durian is three times more than the average monthly per capita income in Indonesia.

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1.25.19

This Ancient Insect Is Preserved Inside an Iridescent Opal

The bug might have been trapped in amber that became “opalized” over millions of years.

1.18.19

Seven Places on Earth Where You Can Travel for $25 a Day or Less

When you know where to go and how to cut costs, international travel can be cheap. Here are some affordable options to inspire you to dig out your passport and start planning your next trip.

1.14.19

Stunning Photos of Indonesia's Brutal Buffalo Fights

The buffalo is sacred symbol of life and death in Torajan culture.

1.10.19

How Tattoos Saved These Indonesian Women from Sexual Slavery in World War II

A local marriage tradition in the island of Timor helped these women escape becoming comfort women during Japanese occupation.

1.9.19

Indonesian District Wants to Ban Parents from Giving Their Babies 'Foreign Names'

There are a lot of Emmas being born in Indonesia right now.

1.4.19

Inside the Life-and-Death Hunts of a Mysterious Tribe of Hunter-Gatherers

Unlike the hostile reception an American missionary received from the remote Sentinelese people last year, Doug Bock Clark was brought along on spiritual whale hunts for a view inside a fading culture.

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