Welcome to the smallest desert in the world. The Negev.
Georg Parthen is fascinated by utopia. The German photographer confesses finding inspiration in science-fiction movies and novels, while his beauty ideals draw on the “brutal and formalistic” architecture of Germany’s Rurh region.
The Latin Latas: Colombian music, Latino-American wit, homemade instruments and symphonies of junk.
Bears are among the “charismatic megafauna” that people just like a lot, ranking high in anthropomorphic appeal along with baby seals, lions, wolves.
At the inaugural World Burping Championships last Friday, Tim Janus chugged about two gallons of soda to belch for 18.1 seconds, setting a new record for the world's longest burp.
“Eco-friendly” is a national attitude in Bhutan, where plastic bags are banned and individual households devote their free time to monitoring the forest. Kunzang Choden explains what magical spirits and past monarchs have to do with Mother Nature.