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The Rise of Dementia Villages — The Happiest Places on Earth?

Coming soon to a memory care center near you: old-school diners, retro barbershops and vintage cars.

The Badass Rogue Who Cross-Dressed and Dueled Her Way to Infamy

Was Julie d’Aubigny even her real name? Don’t ask too many questions.

There's Nothing Quite Like Mongolian Hip-Hop

It’s Def Jam beats meets throat singing, folk music and horsehead fiddles.

The Dumpling Shop Owner at the Center of an Authoritarian Crackdown

This rising star in Cambodia’s opposition party was forced out of politics — and she’s still under the watchful eye of the ruling party.

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The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

Meet the RuPaul of Thailand

Worldwide, drag is having a moment.

The Surprisingly Inclusive Economy of America's Opioid Capital

Dayton, Ohio, lags in many ways, but it ranks high in building inclusive growth from the bottom up.

Burkina Faso: The World Leader in Combating HIV

The poor, landlocked West African nation has cut its HIV prevalence rate by almost two-thirds since 2001.

The Rise of the Self-Promoting Brawler

A growing number of boxers are no longer content with just brawling while promoters decide their wealth.

Why Cities Are Starting to Shun Sewers

Developing countries can’t afford Western-style sewer networks, but their work-arounds may be even better.

Can Emperor Yuan Dethrone King Dollar as the World's Currency?

China is the world’s biggest buyer of most commodities — so what happens if it demands to pay its suppliers in yuan instead of dollars? .

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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.

Is She a Superhero for Artificial Intelligence?

From advising the White House’s technology chief to directing the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence, Terah Lyons is leading the way.

It's Harder to Become a Hair-Braider Than an EMT. Who's to Blame?

This roadblock for small businesses is motivating the left and right to act.

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