Turkey's been roiled by protests for days, with protesters and government supporters digging in their heels. But as the government has lashed out at protesters, the protesters have taken the criticism in stride, even turning the criticism into songs and motivation to carry on.
Joss Whedon's dad has been asking him for years when he'd do a grown-up movie. You know, without fanciful creatures. Never, he vowed. Au contraire. Whedon's latest picture, Much Ado About Nothing, in theaters now, is grown up, for sure.
For many travelers, dinner consists of room service, or fast food. But Jay Savasni wasn't satisfied with the norm, so he went about creating an online service that connects travelers with people willing to share a home-cooked meal with them.
Most dog owners can tell you about a time they forgot to pick up after their dog -- even if it was an accident. But one Spanish town has had enough, encouraging pet owners to be responsible by boxing up their left-behinds and delivering them to the owners' homes.
Iona Rozeal Brown's art fuses two distinctly different cultures into paintings that jar the audience with their atypical styles. Brown, an African American, grew up with an appreciation for Japanese culture. That appreciation and her own roots come together in her art.
Kleber Gomes, better known by his stage name of Criolo, is one of Brazil's most prominent rappers. His music, which draws inspiration from his humble upbringing in the favelas os Sao Paulo, has been praised by some of Brazil's most well-known musicians.
Pakistan's history with fast-food isn't as long as in other parts of the world. And for a long while, it was too expensive for average Pakistanis. So to most Pakistanis, people who could eat fast food burgers were the rich and wealthy. And suddenly, the rich and wealthy were being called Burgers themselves.
Turkey has a long history as a secular state, for mostly Islamic people. Perhaps, then, it should come as no surprise that a TV program is promoting Creationism. But what may be surprising is the women, or at least how they're dressed, spreading that message.
Richard Wagner's music was widely celebrated in the United States for nearly a century, until it became inextricably linked with Nazism in the mid-20th Century. In late May, Wagner's 200th birthday passed -- and it did so with almost no fanfare.
China's love with copies is well-known. There are the fake Apple stores, the fake landmarks and, it turns out, fake whole towns. In China, though, imitation is really more a sign of appreciation, than a lack of creativity.