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Introducing the Ma'Ati: An Online Epic Novel & Travel Magazine

Shamira Muhammad | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
Shamira Muhammad

My family and I were nomadic nearly my entire childhood, and as an adult I have traveled to over ten countries and lived in three. While freelancing in Paris, several friends began asking for help constructing fun itineraries for their trips abroad.

The Top 10 Reasons the Gay Community Is So Competitive

Barrett Pall | Posted 06.30.2015 | Gay Voices
Barrett Pall

Since coming out, what has boggled my mind is that there seems to be some sort of hierarchy within the gay community, or at least a never-ending amount of cliques -- you know, those things that existed in high school. And it is here that we find why we are so competitive as a community.

Turtle Racing in Marina del Rey

Abby Klinkenberg | Posted 03.20.2015 | College
Abby Klinkenberg

At UCLA, Thursday nights are generally thirsty, trashy, trendy, or some other alliterative adjective. Turtle-racing Thursday was something entirely ou...

Nice Jewish Music

Glen Roven | Posted 04.20.2015 | Arts
Glen Roven

When Jerome Kern announced he was going to compose a score for a show based on Marco Polo, an enthusiastic reporter asked, "What type of music will you compose?" Kern answered without missing a beat, "Nice Jewish music." (Oh, how I hope that's true.)

Hot Rods - Extreme Expressions of Speed and Death

Soren Petersen | Posted 08.30.2014 | Style
Soren Petersen

America is all about life, liberty and the pursuit of one's personal version of happiness and in today's politically correct world, few places expre...

What Is Foodish and Why Do I Resist It?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 03.17.2014 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

I panic in restaurants sometimes. Is it the prices? Or the presence of employees paid to brush the breadcrumbs off my table between courses? ("You don...

Hipster Urbanism and the Transformation of Our Cities

Sua Son | Posted 11.04.2013 | Impact
Sua Son

Some say recent urban transformation is due to the influx of 'hipsters' with a real passion for food and an eye for design -- urban cheesemongers and mustachioed greengrocers, with their organic fruit and vegetable smoothies.

Seoul's Salsa Scene in Full Swing

Mimsie Ladner | Posted 12.21.2013 | Arts
Mimsie Ladner

It is a scene one might expect to see in Bogota, Havana, or even New York City. But this is Seoul, South Korea, an unexpected locale for a salsa competition. Yet Latin dance fever has taken over one of Asia's biggest cities and this year's Asia Latin Music & Salsa Festival proves it.

The Buzz on Seoul's Urban Beekeepers

Mimsie Ladner | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green
Mimsie Ladner

As he takes off his baseball cap and replaces it with a veiled hat, he makes it evident that there is a new subculture emerging in the Korean capital: urban beekeeping.

Hip Montreal: Pop Art, Goth Bars and Kinetik Music Festival (VIDEO)

La Carmina | Posted 10.22.2013 | Travel
La Carmina

Montreal has such a rich history that visitors can easily overlook the young, underground culture. In fact, I consider this French-Canadian city to be one of the best alternative travel destinations in North America.

Steampunk in Japan: Tokyo Subculture Style (PHOTOS)

La Carmina | Posted 05.21.2013 | Weird News
La Carmina

2013-05-22-steampunk_la_real.jpgDid you know Steampunk culture existed in Japan?

China Calling: Punk In Beijing (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 07.03.2013 | Arts
Crane.tv

When the Sex Pistols appeared on the BBC singing "God Save the Queen," China was still in the grips of the Cultural Revolution - most music was banned...

A Look at Eyeball Tattoos and Extreme Body Modifications

La Carmina | Posted 06.16.2013 | Weird News
La Carmina

At underground parties, it's not unusual to see people in novelty contact lenses, which can re-create the golden glare of a tiger or the blue-in-blue of a Dune Fremen.

The Future of Extreme Body Mods: A Chat With Steve Haworth (PHOTOS)

La Carmina | Posted 01.09.2013 | Weird News
La Carmina

Look closely, and you'll see three vertical scars over his right eye, as if a tiger mauled him. He cut these lines into the skin with a scalpel and let them heal, a process called scarification.

WATCH: The Wild World Of Custom Japanese Trucks

Posted 11.14.2011 | Travel

A new online video series promises to explore quirky subcultures worldwide while literally putting viewers in the passenger seat. The show, All The...

Graffit: Artist-Turned-Chef Opens New York Restaurant (PHOTOS)

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Find. Eat. Drink.

Graffit is the New York restaurant debut of former graffiti artist-turned chef Jesus Nunez, and his third restaurant overall. He previously owned ...

Homeless in Columbia: How To Be Homeless

Paul Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Paul Bowers

Our three days with the homeless confirmed something a close friend told me before I left: We were stepping into a subculture.