Los Angeles has a burgeoning homebrew and craft beer scene, and Thrash Lab explores both the scene, and the beer it revolves around.
When France first published Vladimir Nabokov’s now-infamous novel back in 1955, Lolita‘s author never would have guessed that almost 60 years later, his controversial story about an underage sex kitten would spawn a Japanese clothing style inspired by the book’s eponymous kinderwhore.
Better than anything at the Cineplex, this video vividly shows the seven minutes of terror that the Mars Rover Curiosity endures.
Born in St. Louis, Steve Diet Goedde grew up learning all about the mechanics of photography from his father, who was an amateur shutterbug himself. From his early teens, Goedde was inspired by the work of Richard Avedon, Lillian Bassman, and Diane Arbus. Here is just a sampling of his fantastic imagery, and his keen eye.
Like it or not, Hello Kitty is a childhood legend, and the feline celebrity continues to pop up in some of the most delightfully unexpected places across the world, like this Ferris wheel on top of a Taiwanese shopping mall.
The hustle and the bustle of New York City is world-renowned, as are the eccentricities of some of its denizens. Photographer Brandon Stanton captures the essence of New York with his project, Humans of New York, and the humanity of everyday people who would otherwise just pass on by.
Kaohsiung isn’t just Taiwan’s second-largest city: it’s also home to the Dream Mall, which features all kinds of odd shops you won’t find in your average occidental shopping mall.
With the recent final flight of the space shuttle, a lot of people are wondering what’s next for the US space program. Almost entirely forgotten in the decades of the US’s successes and failures in space exploration are the ambitions of the country of Zambia.
Self-taught anthropologist Patrick Cariou has captured surfers, Rastafarians, and inhabitants of the Trenchtown area of Kingston, Jamaica. The French photographer brings a new perspective of the Rom people in Gypsies, a series of stunning portraits and landscapes that captures the misunderstood ethnicity’s broad, multifaceted culture.
“The greatest fashion always originates with drag queens,” writes Gilles Larrain. “The outfit you’re wearing today was probably invented by a drag queen ten years ago.”