islands

photography book

Infrared Photography Captures the Neon World of Colorblind Islanders

On a remote island in the Pacific, a high percentage of the population sees the world in black and white.
Diana Shi
7.16.17
Gaming

Corporate Spaces Become Mysterious Video Game Places in 'Islands'

Carl Burton's new game is an atmospheric experience that turns familiar scenes into strange landscapes.
Kevin Holmes
11.28.16
Features

Remember When Shakira Covered "Islands" by The xx?

Little do you know but the Colombian superstar has had a longtime passion for interesting song covers.
Issy Beech
5.31.16
travel

How to Claim Your Very Own Island

Thanks to a 19th century law, Americans can lay claim to any uninhabited island with birdshit on it.
Michaela Cross
4.6.16
thump exclusive track

Ruf Dug's Been Given a Vaporwave Re-Rub and You Can Listen to It Now

We've got the blissed out 2814 remix of "Tendacayou" for your delectation right here.
Josh Baines
2.18.16
Gaming

'Monument Valley' Designers Adopt VR for Upcoming Game

'Land's End,' from Ustwo Games, comes out next month.
Beckett Mufson
9.21.15
Film

Drones Take You Soaring Over Japan's Coastline in 4K

Experience the picturesque Kagoshima islands through the robotic lens of YouTuber Yuki Eikawa.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.1.15
travel

Photographing Fiji’s Sinking Island Communities

Climate change is literally washing low-lying seaside villages away.
Jeff Tan
3.17.15
News

How to Claim and Name a New Island

When a new land mass pops up like the one off the coast of Tonga, who does it belong to and how is it named?
Mark Hay
3.13.15
Words

Jarryd Torff Unites the Sounds of New York City and Montreal in 'Islands'

A prime example of why jazz and electronic music are united 'till death do them part.
Rachael D’Amore
2.23.15
News

Pacific Islanders Threatened By Climate Change Face a Legal Black Hole

For Ursula Rakova, climate change isn't a theory—it's a tangible threat that has been encroaching upon her ancestral home on the Carterets Islands for decades now.
Beenish Ahmed
9.23.14
Design

Copenhagen Is Artificially Engineering Paradise With Five Man-Made Islands

The city is crafting "Blue Plan" off its harbor, including artificial islands specifically dedicated to opera, water sports, and education. We'll see you there.
Andrew Nunes
7.21.14
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