In interwar Germany, architect Herman Sörgel’s idea to connect Africa and Europe was a bold, utopian — and colonialist — vision of the future.
In the 19th century, dancing was a dangerous game.
Kathryn Schroeder went to Chernobyl. And all she got was a set of lousy superpowers? Yeah, something like that.
An anti-immigrant killer hit the streets of Stockholm against a backdrop of xenophobic politicking.
Climate change is connecting California and Chile, Siberia and Spain, and it isn’t pleasant.
Apparently, 1 in 8 British men think the ideal number of spouses is two or more.
Writer Owen Jones is one of the most significant voices in the resurgent British “radical left.” Will he ever run for office himself?
Secession referendums are in vogue in 2017. Are they a good thing? Should the U.S. get in on the action?
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- Rising Stars
Director Salomé Lamas has completed 25 projects in her 29 years — each one testing the limits of moviemaking.
António Costa is implementing some surprisingly successful policies after an unusual rise to power.
Europe’s medical marijuana market is beginning to show some serious potential.
- Good Sh*t
This curry is so hot that the owners have measures in place to help the spice-shocked.
- Fast Forward
Ukraine may soon join the U.N. Human Rights Council, but its state migration service is increasingly blocking LGBT asylum seekers.