Yiling Shen

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My Struggle With an Interracial Relationship

"My boyfriend and I had always known we were from different races. But that wasn't the thing that really separated us."<p>"My roommates saw your picture and wondered how I could be attracted to you."<p>This was coming through the phone from the boy I was in love with. We'd been in love since we were …

World’s Longest and Highest Glass Bottom Bridge to Be Unveiled in Chinese National Park

In July of this year, China's scenic Zhangjiajie National Park will be opening the very first bridge of its kind. The Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Skywalk is set to be the world's longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge, coming in at 1,410 feet long, 20 feet wide, and 984 feet above ground. The glass …

National Parks

Northbound Series by Matthias Heiderich

Selected images from the Northbound photo series by Matthias Heiderich.<p>While traveling through Scandinavia, German photographer Matthias Heiderich …

Photography

Melbourne's secondhand bookshop trail

This is the first in a Brotherhood of St Laurence initiative: the setting up of a stylishly outfitted shop selling quality second-hand books, vintage …

Books

What People Around the World Dream About

An atlas of the subconscious, from Tijuana to Reykjavik<p>The first thing I learned is: Everybody flies.<p>Consider the surly taxi driver I met in Ukraine who, when asked what he dreamed of at night, responded, “I jump and then I fly—higher than the trees, higher than the trolley wires.”<p>“I think when I …

Mind

The Secret Lives of the Tiny People In Architectural Renderings

Selling a big urban idea isn’t easy. More than ever, architects rely on jaw-dropping images to convince their clients to spend millions on their …