Urban Light by Christ Burden at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Rabbit Town displays a similar installation that allegedly copies Burden’s work. Terry Robinscon/Flickr

Travel

Redefining travel at Indonesia’s selfie destination, Rabbit Town

Travelling will never be the same with the advances of communication technology. The recently opened theme park Rabbit Town shows this.
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Syria

Syria: who’s involved, and what do they want?

The Syrian conflict is a war of many sides. Here's a rundown of the key players.
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How smartphones are heating up the planet

New research shows the impact of technology, especially smartphones, on carbon emissions. Encouraging consumers to get new phones every couple of years leads to extraordinary and unnecessary waste.
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Election

Malaysia’s dire democratic crisis

Malaysia’s audacious use of dirty politics and pre-electoral rigging to tilt the level playing field in its upcoming general elections is contributing to a global democratic crisis.
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Health

Six things you can do to reduce your risk of dementia

Although we can’t change our age or genetic profile, there are fortunately several lifestyle changes we can make that will reduce our dementia risk.
Indonesia’s former president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (left), and current president, Joko Widodo, had activists and scholars supporting their presidential campaigns. Many of them have since been given special staff positions in the administration. Adi Weda/EPA

Politics

Indonesia’s predatory politics neuter former activists’ attempts at reform from within the system

Many activists have entered politics in the two decades of Indonesia's democratisation. But this hasn't improved the quality of democracy in the country.
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Kesehatan

How animal parasites find a home in humans

A stomach-churning viral video of an Oregon woman who describes removing cattle eyeworms from her eye has renewed interest in parasites that jump from animals to humans. Here's all you need to know.
Smallholder agriculture in southern Ethiopia. Smallholder farmers are particularly vulnerable to food insecurity. Leah Samberg

Climate change

World hunger is increasing thanks to wars and climate change

According to the UN, world hunger is rising for the first time in 15 years. The answer is not only growing more food, but also buffering small-scale farmers against climate change and armed conflicts.

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