"It tastes like lead pencil." "It tastes like arse."
Nudity, or Freikörperkultur, has long been a part of public life in Germany. Can it withstand an era of increasing globalization and tech?
The French presidential election is taking place in the shadow of a recent attack. Research shows that the effect of terrorism on voting is profound but complex.
The position of prostitutes in France hasn't been discussed much during the campaign, but whichever candidate wins will have a huge impact on the lives of sex workers.
According to polls, any of four candidates, from the far left to the far right, could attract around 20% of the vote in tomorrow’s first round.
While most of the world is migrating to cities, growing numbers of metropolitan Italians are taking up farming.
North Korea can produce reliable nuclear (but not thermonuclear) warheads, but their ability to produce an ICBM remains to be seen.
As a bold new youth scene takes root in Paris, one French photographer captures his friends and fellow compatriots at their most intimate and most feral.
Eight countries control land in the Arctic Circle. Five have coastlines to defend. The temperature is rising. The ice is melting. The race for newly accessible resources is beginning. And Russia is gaining ground.
At least three people have been killed in Venezuela in protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
What's your alarm like? Well, if you're a resident of Pyongyang in Kim Jong-un's North Korea, it sounds like this eerie tune which is blasted throughout the entire city.
Leftist French presidential candidate is gaining traction in the lead up to France's election, and part of that could be due to his use of holograms.
The political economist Benjamin Friedman once compared modern Western society to a stable bicycle whose wheels are kept spinning by economic growth. Should that forward-propelling motion slow or cease, the pillars that define our society — democracy, individual liberties, social tolerance and more — would begin to teeter.
A new report shows a deterioration in religious freedom in 2015.
If you ever find yourself in Reykjavík, head over The Phallological Museum, where you can bear witness to scrotum lamps and a 96-six-year-old's preserved member.
Kenya's Edna Kiplagat finished in 2:21:52 to win her Boston debut, and her countryman Geoffrey Kirui finished in 2:09:37 for his first marathon victory ever.
When Javier Duarte stepped down from office last October, the former governor of Mexico's Veracruz state vowed to fight the mounting corruption allegations that unraveled his tenure. Then, Duarte disappeared.
First ever observed case of "river piracy" saw the Slims river vanish as intense glacier melt suddenly diverted its flow into another watercourse.
Key West, Kauai, and Bermuda each have too many chickens—but very different ways of dealing with them.
Only 4 percent of French people are satisfied with their current president, their unemployment rate is at about 10 percent, and oh dear oh no if this one goes poorly, it's going to have some bad consequences for Europe.
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