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The Power of Power: Laotian Village Generates Its Own Electricity
June 29, 2016
The Power of Power: Laotian Village Generates Its Own Electricity
In a remote mountain village of northern Laos, a community has developed their own electrical grid, yet faces an uncertain future.
The Power of Power: Laotian Village Generates Its Own Electricity
Russia (Not Completely) Banned from Rio
June 22, 2016
Russia (Not Completely) Banned from Rio
Russians may run to glory at the Rio Games, just not under their country’s flag.
Russia (Not Completely) Banned from Rio
An American Suicide Jolts Taiwan
June 19, 2016
An American Suicide Jolts Taiwan
An American man commits suicide upon hearing his jail sentence in Taiwanese court.
An American Suicide Jolts Taiwan
Laos: The Land of a Million Elephants
June 16, 2016
Laos: The Land of a Million Elephants
The expansion of civilization is pushing humans and elephants closer and closer together.
Laos: The Land of a Million Elephants
Artur Żurawski, the Polish Sultan of Indian Cinema
June 13, 2016
Artur Żurawski, the Polish Sultan of Indian Cinema
A Polish director of photography is establishing himself in Bollywood.
Artur Żurawski, the Polish Sultan of Indian Cinema
<i>Godzilla Resurgence</i>: Japan Reboots Its Most Iconic Monster
June 06, 2016
Godzilla Resurgence: Japan Reboots Its Most Iconic Monster
After a twelve-year hiatus, Godzilla returns to theaters in Japan this July, and could be more relevant than ever.
Godzilla Resurgence: Japan Reboots Its Most Iconic Monster
40 Dead Tiger Cubs Found in Thailand's Tiger Temple
June 04, 2016
40 Dead Tiger Cubs Found in Thailand's Tiger Temple
The discovery adds fuel to accusations the temple mistreats and even traffics its animals.
40 Dead Tiger Cubs Found in Thailand's Tiger Temple
Hints From a Korean Blockbuster
June 03, 2016
Hints From a Korean Blockbuster
“Descendants of the Sun” offers some interesting insights into what makes a hit show in Korea.
Hints From a Korean Blockbuster
Imperial Twilight: Images from the Last Years of the Russian Empire
May 27, 2016
Imperial Twilight: Images from the Last Years of the Russian Empire
Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky wanted to capture the empire in color. His photographs are among the last of Imperial Russia.
Imperial Twilight: Images from the Last Years of the Russian Empire
Damming the Nam Khan in Laos
May 25, 2016
Damming the Nam Khan in Laos
The Nam Khan river, a major tributary of the Mekong, is being dammed in at least 3 places, displacing thousands.
Damming the Nam Khan in Laos
Indian Politics Is Virtually Everywhere
May 23, 2016
Indian Politics Is Virtually Everywhere
In India, even the number of Facebook "likes" counts for politicians.
Indian Politics Is Virtually Everywhere
Seeing Landlocked Laos' Sea
May 12, 2016
Seeing Landlocked Laos' Sea
The Nam Ngum dam was Laos’ first major hydropower project, and it resulted in the formation of an immense reservoir--the Laos Sea.
Seeing Landlocked Laos' Sea
Meet the Chinese Superfans of American Football
May 06, 2016
Meet the Chinese Superfans of American Football
The NFL's plans to expand in China involve tapping into the existing American football subculture.
Meet the Chinese Superfans of American Football
Bollywood: The Independent Women of Zoya Akhtar
May 06, 2016
Bollywood: The Independent Women of Zoya Akhtar
Director Zoya Akhtar is leaving her mark on Bollywood, with fresh new portrayals of female characters.
Bollywood: The Independent Women of Zoya Akhtar
A Chinese Town Gets Rich From an Unlikely Resource: Twins
May 05, 2016
A Chinese Town Gets Rich From an Unlikely Resource: Twins
The annual Mojiang International Twins Festival brings visitors -- and money -- from across China.
A Chinese Town Gets Rich From an Unlikely Resource: Twins
Coffee, Kingdoms, and the Peace of Southern Laos
May 04, 2016
Coffee, Kingdoms, and the Peace of Southern Laos
The area around Pakse, the largest city in southern Laos, is best known for its coffee production and the ruins of an ancient empire.
Coffee, Kingdoms, and the Peace of Southern Laos
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