Photo: Justin C. Mexico / Ohio “Si Te Vas” by Shakira You’re hanging out with these girls who eat literally everything: from crazy shit like oxtail soup and Szechuan-style frog legs to the cheesy bread at Red Lobster.
Surfing is already probably the coolest looking sport out there, so it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise how awesome it looks from underneath the water.
Map: PolicyMic Shocking no one, Russia’s top natural gas producer, Gazprom, announced last month that it will cancel a discount on the price it charges for gas in Ukraine.
Photo: gregory mc. 1. You’re driving your shiny new sports car…through the rainforest. Every local knows that in order to truly enjoy your surroundings in Hawaii, you have to own a cruiser or a beach vehicle that can hold all your toys and take a beating.
Photo: Thanh Mai Bui Duy Hanoi drivers in their sunglasses and facemasks ignore ambulances and fire trucks — they won’t even move for a man in a faded white tank top, in a wheelchair he ratchets down the turn lane, a boy with shuttered eyes draped across his lap.
In the 20th century, engineering and architectural techniques and resources became stronger and more sophisticated, and skyscrapers took off.
Photo: Reuben Stanton pro-cras-ti-na-tion |prəˌkrastəˈnāSHən, prō-| noun the action of delaying or postponing something: your first tip is to avoid procrastination.
It’s no secret that our economy has become more and more reliant on throwaway goods — there’s a garbage patch in the Pacific that covers at least 270,000 square miles, so it’s pretty clear we’ve got a bit of an issue.
1. When your friend invites you to stay at the most luxurious hotel in town 2. Which provides limousine services 3.
Photo: Hector Parayuelos It’s a well-known stereotype here in Washington, DC, that when you meet someone, the first question they’re likely to ask you is, “So what do you do?
Photo: Chris Coleman 1. You correctly pronounce it “coloRADo.” Erebody else be all “coloRODo.” Who’s Rod?
MATADOR recently traveled to South Africa to experience the phenomenon of Singita — the most successful high-end safari brand in sub-Saharan Africa.
TEN YEARS AGO, I could not book an entire vacation by surfing the net on my mobile phone. I don’t even think I could surf the internet at all, and if I could, it was super slow, ate up a ton of data, and it looked super ghetto.
Photo: José Cuervo Elorza 1. Failed plans After making it to Vail, CO, and realizing that lift tickets are $200, you might just decide to go to a marijuana dispensary and lie comatose on your friend’s bed all weekend.
As a child, when I went out fishing, we’d cast our lines, wait for a while, and then whatever bit was reeled in and later cooked for dinner.
All photos: Author In 1958, anthropologist Clifford Geertz conducted a well-known study on Balinese life.
1. The War on Drugs costs the US billions of dollars a year. (via) Some estimates say that in the US (beyond just the federal government), we spend over $51 billion total on the Drug War.
clockwise bottom L to R: Filip, Kjell Jøran Hansen, Øyvind Andreassen, Hilde Skjølberg “Oh, you’re going to Oslo?
The incarceration culture of the United States is messed up, and has been for a long time. We tend to confuse a “tough on crime” approach to law enforcement with a “tough on criminals” approach, and as such, we have the highest incarceration rates in the world (thanks in no small part to the private prison industry), with 25% of the world’s total prisoners.
Photo: Justin Brown 1. Americans are way too sensitive. Sometimes I wonder if political correctness is in your constitution.