Look Closer: At Play on a Winter Day ... or a Planet in Peril?

What looks like knee-deep snow is really an environmental nightmare.

Look Closer: Landfill, or Remnants of Escape?

Migration has turned part of the Greek island of Lesbos into a life jacket graveyard.

Look Closer: Snowy Hills ... or a Salty Secret?

Bolivian officials are fighting to keep foreign interests away from these salt flats.

LOOK CLOSER: 'The Handmaid's Tale' or Something Less Fictional?

Because this performance remembers a tragic tale — not a make-believe one.


Real Talk Real Change

Compelling conversations on race to meet the moment.

LOOK CLOSER: This May Look Like a Bit of Fun … But It's No Game

Residents of Chennai are experiencing a drought considered the worst in living memory.

Look Closer: The Most [Dis-]Organized Game of Beach Baseball Ever?

Cricket crazy or just plain crazy: Teams play at the pleasure of the English Channel in the English Channel.

LOOK CLOSER: A Leaky Cart, or Just Splashing Around?

Because beating the Caribbean heat requires a bit of ingenuity.

Look Closer: Cirque du Soleil or …

This surreal-looking scene reflects a very real history of colonialism in Indonesia.

Look Closer: Workers on a Red Tile Roof, or …

This photo series by OZY encourages readers to see beyond a seemingly normal photo.

Look Closer: Long-Awaited Help Is Finally on the Way

After all this time, 9/11 first responders are getting the relief they deserve.


When Katty Met Carlos

From the BBC and OZY comes a fresh perspective on the debate about America’s future as a nation and its relation to the world during the 2020 US election.

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