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Meet the champions of spear throwing, flint knapping, and stone throwing.
A scientific project in the jungles of Guyana allows visitors to actively engage in the capture and research of black caimans
Throw away your map, embrace Chinggis vodka, and beware the Death Worm: Mark Hay's cheat-sheet for Mongolia's boomtown.
Inside the uphill fight against Hollywood’s chronic misuse of birdsongs.
The capital of Somaliland challenges media-soaked preconceptions about the region - but visitors should be prepared to eat a lot of camel meat, and mind the acrobats.
Once regarded as a symbol of backwardness, Iceland’s historic turf-roofed homes are making a comeback
From nausea-inducing necessity to horrifying delicacy, the culture of cultures is a gross one.
Hitchhiking, horses, and yak everything: essential knowledge for getting by in Khampa Tibet
In a nondescript chapel in a blue collar neighborhood rests the largest collection of relics outside the Vatican.
An ambitious program is bringing modern tech to Mongolia’s 800,000-strong nomadic population.
Boat-dwellers have been living on Britain’s canals since the industrial revolution. Will their unique culture be able to survive Britain’s latest boom and bust cycles?
On the eve of voting in the European Parliamentary elections, Britons have been shocked—shocked!—by the racist things their leaders say. But a traditional toy called the golliwog tells…
Glaswegians claim to have invented the iconic British-Desi dish. But so do Newcastlers, Punjabis and Uttarpradeshis. Who is telling the truth?
Falconry is making a comeback in the United States and elsewhere. Inside the strange regulatory world of modern government-sanctioned bird-hunting.
The de facto independent state of Somaliland is being robbed of its archeological heritage, one plundered grave at a time. Why the loss of artifacts is also leading…
Somaliland has embraced cell phone payments like few other countries. Can it SMS its way to an economic rebound?
Can the desert's beast of burden save a de facto nation's struggling economy? Mark Hay investigates.
Why Central Asian cuisine will win the future.