An Island Where the Ghost Gets Scared

Monoculture, Status Symbols

Welcome to the Island of the Dolls. It’s the B-side, the dark and gloomy flank of multicolor Xochimilco, Mexico.



Bagelheads aren't people with bagels on their mind. They are people with bagels on their foreheads.

The Korean Connection

Telenovelas, Monoculture

Thanks to the People's Liberation Army, demand for cosmetic eye-lid surgery is on the rise in Manipur, India.

Women In Charge

Monoculture, Marriage

With no words for "father" and "husband", China's Mosuo tribe is one of the last matriarchal societies on the planet.