The Edgy Sport of Gatka

This traditional Indian sport, originally born of warfare, has hopes of becoming the next Olympic martial art.

She's Making Things Right If a Tiger Kills Your Cow

Sunita Dhairyam realized that helping rural villagers was the best way to save India’s wildlife.

Straight Outta Lesotho: The Best Shepherd Rhyme Spitter in the Biz

Morena Leraba, a shepherd by trade, is doing his damnedest to put his country on the rap map.


Real Talk Real Change

Compelling conversations on race to meet the moment.

Mexico's Hard-Punching 'Barby' Is No Doll

World champion boxer Mariana Juárez has cultivated an image that’s both strong and sexy.

Tape-Tastic: Meet the DJ With 1,000 Walkmans

This Spanish DJ performs with ’80s portable audio machines and cassettes.

Kenya's Two-Fisted Fatuma Zarika and the Fight of Her Life

The fact that Fatuma Zarika, 33, got to fight for the WBC bantamweight belt is not nearly as amazing as how she won it.

Meet Dr. Kuku and Dr. Pipi, Bulgaria's First Medical Clowns

Waiting for opportunity to knock was the last thing two Bulgarian theater majors wanted to do.

The Turkish Reporter Sentenced to 22 Years — for a Magazine Cover

Journalist Cevheri Güven, staying one step ahead of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, slipped into Germany to avoid prison.

Meet One of Italy's Few Female Cow Herders

Cow whisperer Roberta Colombero decided to take a road not well traveled … behind herds of cows in the Alps.


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.

Jonny’s Currying of Japanese Curry Culture

Kinya “Jonny” Aota, motorcyclist and spiritual guru, had a revelation that very much involved Japan and curry trucks.

They Dare to Rally for LGBTQ Rights in South Korea

Heezy Yang and his colleagues are fighting against an aggressive Christian resistance.

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