Daren Cheng

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Culture before self

Many years ago, in the 1990s, when I was still on the right side of my twenties, I had a flat tyre in Shimla, my hometown. Luckily, this was at a …

Best Sydney Fan Photos of 2013

With the popularity of our featured photographer’s posts we thought it was time to bring you the best of the best when it comes to photography in …

The Simpsons are downright pop culture inventors. We enjoy their work and they amazingly predicted some cool stuff for future

The Simpsons is an animated comedy show that began in 1989 and holds the record for the longest running comedy show ever.<p>During its years of …

52 reasons why Cardiff is THE place to be for culture

Creative Cardiff is Wales’ first network to connect people working across the capital’s creative economy.<p>It will launch on Monday with its first …

It is now clear that the hippies won the culture war

As blue jeans, beards, body adornments, natural foods, legal marijuana, gay marriage, and single parenthood have gained acceptance in mainstream …

East Village

How Hippies Created Today's American Culture

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

East Village

The Sacred Matter of Guns in American History

Guns. Guns, guns, guns, guns and more guns. Americans and their guns. Americans love their guns. Guns are everywhere. All kinds of guns. Some Americans stockpile, others have one handgun in the lockbox in the closet; some are connoisseurs and others could care less about technological innovation …

Splattered-Ink Tiger That I Created Through Chaos

Combining traditional, asian-influenced motifs and contemporary public art practices, I have painted the image of a roaring tiger with gold, black …

The Case for Swimming

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Swimming

Indigenous Artist Turns Old Surfboards Into Works Of Art

Surfboards, skate boards, footy boots -- nothing is safe from Zachary Bennett-Brook's paintbrush.<p>The 24-year-old Torres Strait Islander, born and …

Japanese culture in Emoji (Introduction)

Nowadays everybody knows what an emoji is and they are used every day. Instant messaging applications like WhatsApp have popularized its use, but not …

Japan

Koko the gorilla was given a box of kittens for her birthday

As a person who recently had a birthday, I can say with absolute certainty that there’s no greater gift than an adorable kitten . . . unless maybe …

New cat therapy centre opens at Turf Club Road

SINGAPORE: Cat lovers in the Republic have another reason to rejoice: for the price of a pair of socks, they will get to enjoy the company of a …

Child places kitten in box, pleads for help: 'Mommy's boyfriend is mean to me'

A child's brave act and plea for help have likely saved the life of a tiny kitten. This week, a woman in western Washington was jogging down an …

This corgi puppy just can't handle this mini pumpkin

It’s October, and we all know what that means: Pumpkin everything! Lattes, cupcakes, Oreos… (Yes, Oreos. Get on that. They’re yum.) Also, actual …

German Shepherd Protects Lobster Friend From Becoming Dinner

Sami either really loves her seafood or she is very concerned about her new lobster friend.<p>Her owner describes her as the motherly type who never had …

Pets

Brighten your day with these 12 adorable photos of Shiba Inu being unintentionally cute 【Pics】

Shiba Inu are a breed of dog popular not just in their native country of Japan, but all over the world. Perhaps it’s due to the fame of the …

Cute