An Industrial dump site in Siberia whose turquoise lake resembles a tropical paradise has become a magnet for Instagrammers who risk their health in the toxic water to wow online followers.
Its lilts and grooves can feel like nostalgic rhythms from a bygone era, but jazz remains a thriving contemporary art form – and its proponents still flock to New York hoping to catch a break.
Not far from what is affectionately known as the “Stinky River” or “Tonle Crap”, the Boeung Trabek sewage canal notoriously choking with plastic rubbish, Sandy Kotan and her team at Only One Planet are working to wean people off sin
From Peter Parker’s run-in with a radioactive spider to Superman fleeing an exploding Krypton – comic book fans love a good origin story.
When Mohamed Ghaly’s workshop was reduced to rubble in February, he could never imagine that a new cultural centre dedicated to an instrument with Pharaonic roots would thrive just months later.
Disney's blockbuster 3D remakes of animated classics have rampaged through box offices in recent years, but the studio is banking on its latest – The Lion King – to climb right to the top of the food chain.
Retiring from a career can bring on despondency, but more seniors are being given the chance to keep working, albeit in different kinds of jobs.
Behind the wheel of the eye-catching lavender Jeep is Ley Sreyneang, a young woman who has overcome old-fashioned gender bias to run driving tours for visitors to Siem Reap.
The reality of her homeland’s lurch to the far right has seen artists branded as leftists and criminals, laments Brazilian director Christiane Jatahy, who only wishes her theatre piece on migration were actually a fiction.
Techno pioneer Jeff Mills says electronic music has become too “middle class” and lost its political edge.