Arts & Culture


One man's junk is another man's robot

Some people are a bit more creative than the rest of us when it comes to seeing possibilities in junk. Berlin artist Kolja Kugler saw a traveling companion and performer. So far, he and his mechanical pal have traveled through Southeast Asia, the Americas, and Australia together.

Global Scan

Another gang rape in India, with a complex twist

A woman was sentenced by elders to a public gang rape in her village in the West Bengal area to punish her for an affair. India's Supreme Court is investigating. A signal room in London's Underground gets flooded, with quick-drying cement. And an artist is painting and placing cut-outs of immigrant workers around LA. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.