Nikita Kiriy

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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

The Fight to Save Japan’s Young Shut-Ins

A City Reaches Out to Its Hikikomori Population; Some Stay Inside Their Homes for Years<p>Fukuoka, Japan<p>When the Kimura family moved here from Tokyo, their middle school-aged daughter missed her old friends. Midway into her first year in high school, she stopped going. Between 14 and 19, she barely …

Macro Photos That Focus In on the Beautiful Details of Ordinary Things

Can you tell what the translucent object is in the photograph above? It’s a single grain of sugar captured in a macro photograph by artist Pyanek, …

Emerging Markets Are Leading The Way On Clean Energy Growth

It is easy to think of the clean energy revolution as largely a developed world phenomenon – Germany’s Energiewende scaling up the solar power sector, offshore wind turbines in the North Sea and Tesla’s electric sports car are some of the images that come to mind.<p>Partly this is because there is a …