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Terracotta Daughters Bring Awareness to Gender Preferences in China

108 life-sized female sculptures stand at attention in this powerful exhibit created by multi-disciplinary artist Prune Nourry. Recently exhibited at the Magda Danysz Gallery in Shanghai, the installation was created to explore the gender preferences that exist in China and to “bring awareness to …

Kickstarting: A Modular Kit To Transform Empty Storefronts Into Pop-Up Shops

miLES aims to revive the Lower East Side’s hundreds of unrented spaces, one pop-up at a time.<p>Manhattan’s Lower East Side is a bubbling nexus of housing, commerce, and consumerism. You live here, you shop here, you stroll here, you play here–that is, if you can afford it all. Call it an urban …

Picture Archive: South Africa, 1930s

Twenty years after the UN dropped its sanctions on South Africa, a look at apartheid's effects on the Zulu.<p><b>During the famed chief Shaka Zulu's reign, European settlement began in 1824 in what is now Durban, South Africa. A century later, Zulus began to filter into the coastal city, drawn by steady</b> …

Alaska’s Lost Coast: The Mighty River and Mountain Sanctuary

<b>See Cameron Lawson’s previous dispatches on Alaska’s Lost Coast >></b><p>With our bikes strapped tightly to the bow, we wedge ourselves into puny Alpacka rafts, and get ready to cross the mighty Alsek, an enormous river that empties into Dry Bay at an average flow of 80,000 cubic feet per minute. Before …

As Seen in “Captain Phillips”: 5 Facts About Modern Piracy

Wildlife<p>The movie <i>Captain Phillips</i>, starring Tom Hanks, is based on a true story: In April 2009, Somali pirates boarded the cargo ship <i>Maersk Alabama</i> off the Somali coast. Captain Richard Phillips offered himself as a hostage in exchange for the crew’s safety. What followed were five harrowing days …