Finding emotional healing from infertility on Instagram.
15 stories from 2016 of people who are shifting perceptions or changing the world.
Cycling 1000kms across Botswana towards a profound realisation of what we really need to survive.
Travel writer Alexander Matthews finds himself lost up London alleys without a drink.
“Well Drawn!” Google’s doodling game taps into our weakness for praise to teach image recognition to AI.
Posh dogs, damp picnic food, and why Hampstead Heath is one of Rosa Lyster’s top places in the world.
Smells like hastily executed vandalism.
In 2008 Rowan Watt-Pringle boarded a plane to Bangkok. A trip that would change his life. He writes about a life of travelling and findin
Matthew Freemantle experiments with a side of cheddar to find out if food really does affect our dreams.
South African paralympics swimmer Shireen Sapiro tells her incredible story of never giving up and learning to let go.
Harmony found in Japanese floral art.
Electronic musician and producer James Hinton aka The Range sifts through unsearchable videos online to find unknown singers to sample.
A moment for the humble language class as babelfish swim speedily toward our ears.
For years, people have been going underground, stepping out of the norm and into something a little more comfortable – their own skin.Read More -->
Saturdays at the Cape Town Gem and Mineral Club.
Skyscrapers, socialism and a sharing economy: being twenty-something in Vietnam.
In the spirit of self-improvement via third-parties in the form of machines, websites and applications.
The millennials are hungry.
Also known as The Best Place.
As Glacier Girl, Elizabeth Farrell is using social media to share a climate change message with a Tumblr-aesthetic.
A bizarre, painted nineteenth century projection of twentieth century Cape Town. Or something like that.
Photographers and African Cityzens, Joel Lukhovi and Sarah Waiswa want travelling Africa to be easier for Africans.
Township living distilled in iPhone photographs by Londeka Thabethe and narrated by Mosa Mhlaba.
Life lessons in a gigantic sandwich.
Ethical fashion is being praised for creating jobs in Africa, but who is it being made for?
As Helen Sullivan moves house she wonders how ‘smarter’ homes might change our future memories.
Founder Thorsten S. Wiedemann tells us why A MAZE. Festival came to Africa.
The inner workings of a young woman’s mind as she walks alone to the supermarket in South Africa.
In Kingston, you don’t wait for the weekend to get down. It’s how you start the week.
Seetal Solanki asks: Can mushrooms redeem us from the damage we as humans have left on our planet?
Rosa Lyster has her heart broken by a long-term Friday night kind of crush.
Male model and foodie Robert-Maurice Debois shares his thoughts on selfies, the fashion industry and human behaviour.
In the age of music streaming, what becomes of the collector?
A sunday lunch with family served with a side of nostalgia for a time before Facebook feeds.
Filmmakers Jolynn Minnaar and Arnaud Colinart discuss the making of immersive virtual reality experience Notes on Blindness: Into Darknes
The impact of Pokémon Go is undeniable, but the question of “how far can this take us” is still to be explored.
What would it do to a mind to live for 700 million years?
Regina Kgatle talks coding, community and using arcade games to teach kids about consent.
The word ‘Reducetarian’ is about to go mainstream.
Rosa Lyster visits a dive bar and shares the crush-worthy qualities of Sea Point Main Road.
Lena Badr lets us know about Ramadan Across Borders and staying connected with family in Gaza.
Keiichi Matsuda’s short film Hyper-Reality imagines augmented reality as part of daily life, and aims to spark discussion about the
Searching for an antidote to modern life and finding it in Reiki.
Astronomer Dr Robin Catchpole wonders whether we might be the only observers of our universe.
Helen Sullivan makes a case for the undeniable romance of neon as energy efficient LEDs are rapidly replacing glowing flamingos and trebl
From ancient architecture to Andy Warhol, there is more to Iran than the media would have us perceive.
Fierce feminists and friends Jessica Lanyadoo and Annabel Gat are accomplished astrologers using the internet to make the art accessible
Do you have a minute? Rosa Lyster contemplates (a) time.
Self-confessed social media addict Sandiso Ngubane goes app-less for a week. You’ll never guess what happened next.
An urgent message from ‘Her Deepness’, renowned ocean explorer Dr Sylvia Earle on World Oceans Day.
Amy Lawrence walked for four months to reconnect with the wildness within.
In South Africa moving forward takes hearing from the past. Andile Buka shoots his vision of future Joburg.
The Tale of How My Dad’s Laser-Eye Surgery Was the Key to His Success. And Other Eye-Based Technologies.
Book and movie recommendations for robots.
Seth Shostak is the Senior Astronomer at SETI Institute who bets we’ll find alien life in the next two dozen years.
When your latest crush is 108 years old, there are a few things to consider.
Greg Marinovich’s insights as he photographs the phenomenon that has become the Trump campaign trail.
As virtual pop star Hatsune Miku takes America, we chat to the writer behind her #1 fansite.
As TV moves from living room to laptop, and opinion is aggregated, Helen Sullivan is relieved to find that good TV critics are rewarded.
With his book ‘New Aging’, architect Matthias Hollwich is rebranding the twilight years as glory days.
Founder of transparent fashion company Honest by., Bruno Pieters talks about the freedom found in challenging the system.
How tough is it to live a zero waste lifestyle? Victoria Young takes a 5 day challenge to find out.
How immersive journalism puts us back in touch with our most fundamental emotions.
A conversation with a monk in Chiang Mai.
Alex van Tonder makes a case for emoji as murder prevention tool and other [insert three light bulb emojis here].
Chloe Andrea didn’t go to Nigeria to shoot a travel story, or tell you about it. See Lagos through the eyes of a stylist.
You’re glad there are coloured pencils available as your subject’s naked skin begins to slowly but definitely change colour u
There is a Japanese saying, “To throw away life, eat fugu”.
Founder of Salad for President, Julia Sherman imagines what she’d dish up for her favourite artists.
10 Must-Visit Worlds From Science Fiction and Fantasy
British-Nigerian artist Zina Saro-Wiwa is harnessing the storytelling power of food from Ogoniland.
Looking back over his career, iconic street photographer Jamel Shabazz selects 10 of his photographs to give us the bigger picture behind
Two innovative young designers’ no-sew approach relooks fashion manufacturing and brings paper dolls to mind.
Crew from Mad Max: Fury Road share their personal accounts working on the Oscar-winning, post-apocalyptic production. In short: it was du
When sorry seems to be the hardest word, look to apologies that have gone before. Kanye West and Emily Post lead by example. Helen Sulliv
Architecture’s new Lo-Fab movement champions local craft to create functional buildings that are an artistic marvel.
Nick Gertsch was born in 1988. Today he turns 7.
There’s no denying music can make or break a dining experience, but how big a role do sonic elements play in how sweet or bitter ou
The mind-bending rock formations of the Tsitsikamma resonate with an ancient wisdom accumulated over billions of years of evolving life.
Zimbabwean biodesigner Natsai Audrey Chieza skyped in from her home in London to talk about the potential future of the fashion industry,
Programmer Daniel Iregui sees technology as a preferably invisible enabler of chance encounters.
The 1990s rebuilding of downtown Beirut sparked Huda Smitshuijzen-AbiFares’ interest in Arabic design history and its future.
As founder of the Imagine Science film festival, Alexis Gambis contemplates the art and subjectivity of science.
Words from Naomi Rosenblum’s comprehensive ‘A History of Women Photographers’ are relooked alongside images from the
Chemical methods are still implemented as our main farming systems today. Formula 1 champion Jody Scheckter’s Hampshire farm provid
Over a St Germain, Helen Sullivan contemplates dream jobs vs the thing that you really want to do for her first column on Casimir.
Heather Thompson and Zayaan Khan are training for the end of the world (as we know it).
Kai Staats has an unexpected answer.
By reupholstering cabs with vibrant designs, start up Taxi Fabric brings a dose of art and history to the everyday commute in Mumbai.
Alice Dunseath’s films are set in worlds of bleeding inks, swirling liquids, and multiplying crystals.
Imagining what insects an entomophagist might serve at a celebration of the indigenous food revolution.
Every April reenactors in Massachusetts rise before dawn and, brandishing long barreled muskets, recreate the battles of the American Rev
Michelle Proksell’s Chinternet Archive documents culture through Chinese social media networks thriving in the face of censorship.