How does a Google-averse generation figure out how to deal with acne, fake friends, and boy trouble? On Instagram, of course.
People who are short on relatives can hire a husband, a mother, a grandson. The resulting relationships can be more real than you’d expect.
One man from the Kulung culture harvests psychotropic honey that is guarded by capricious spirits and the world’s largest honeybees.
Today, it’s nearly impossible to imagine movie theaters without popcorn, but once upon a time, the crunchy kernels were considered a contraband snack.
Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries.
She is venerated around the world. She has outlasted 12 US presidents. She stands for stability and order. But her kingdom is in turmoil, and her subjects are in denial that her reign will ever end. That’s why the palace has a plan.
The Himba people of Namibia can see fine details and ignore distraction much better than most other human beings – a finding that may reflect the many ways that modern life is changing our minds and abilities.
Ryan is your average five-year-old but his everyday events — opening a new action figure or going to Chuck E. Cheese’s — are watched by hundreds of millions of other kids.
Robert Jensen has spent his career restoring order after mass fatalities: identifying remains, caring for families, and recovering personal effects. Here’s how he became the best at the worst job in the world.