'It's Amazing Tatau's Persisted': How Samoan Tattooing Withstood Colonialism
As missionaries spread across the South Pacific, they attempted to wipe out local tattooing traditions—but they failed in Samoa.
Viewfinder: Elephants Arrive in Sri Lanka's Capital for an Annual Festival
Commuters interact with an elephant as he rests on a public road ahead of the annual Navam Maha Perahera festival of the historic Buddhist Gangaramaya Temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on February 18th, 2019.
Racism and Xenophobia in 'War on Christmas' Rhetoric
For some, the so-called War on Christmas is about much more than a competition between religious and secular forces.
The Lure of Tradition: Longevity Bias Proves Persistent
If something has been around longer, it must be better. New research suggests we hold onto that bias even in instances where quality has nothing to do with longevity.