Professional photographer Mehmet Genç photographed women from various indigenous communities to see how they would react when told they are beautiful.
Genç, a Turkish travel photographer, goes by the name of Rotasiz Seyyah which roughly translates to nomad without a route. He worked for six years is IT in Istanbul before quitting his job to pursue his passion of photography.
Lee’s Sandwiches, the multi-million dollar Vietnamese banh mi sandwich empire, began as a modest food truck run by a family that arrived in America with little to nothing.
Chieu Le, the founder of Lee’s Sandwiches and the eldest of nine children, was in his second year of law school before the fall of Saigon. In 1975, the Vietcong shut down the law school and took over the family’s property and sugar plant business.
Many people don’t know that Vietnam is a country made up of over 50 multi-ethnic groups that are rich in different cultures and traditions.
While 54 of those groups are recognized by the Vietnamese government, a number of them are not.
One photographer had the opportunity to get a rare look inside the abandoned radioactive towns of Fukushima, Japan four years after two natural disasters triggered a meltdown at the nuclear plant.
Arkadiusz Podniesiński, 44, is a Polish photographer and filmmaker who received special permits to visit the towns in Fukushima affected by radiation from the infamous nuclear accident of 2011. The sights he witnessed tell a tragic story of the people who were forced to leave their homes following the nearby power plant meltdown.
One woman who defied her parent’s wishes of becoming a doctor is now one of the biggest fitness icons on social media and inspiring millions to improve their health.
Cassey Ho, 29, is the founder of Blogilates, a YouTube channel for fitness, fashion and health with over 3.2 million subscribers. Her online videos have been viewed over 374 million times and her dance-style POP pilates classes are expected to be available in around 400 24 Hour Fitness clubs by 2017.
World Wrestling Entertainment is wooing China and it seems to be working.
WWE, America’s popular wrestling entertainment company, is making moves on China after signing on its first Chinese pro-wrestler, Wang Bin, in June. The 22-year-old commenced training at the “performance center” in Orlando, Florida shortly after.
Despite being legally blind, this Google employee commutes to work each day from New Jersey to his office in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. Jack Chen, Google’s legal counsel, makes his way through two train stations, the subway and the chaotic sidewalks of Manhattan to get to his office.
Chen told Bloomberg in an interview:
Few people know of the “sea gypsies” who spend their lives on the water and inhabit the remote islands off the coast of Malaysia.
The Bajau people, otherwise known as sea gypsies, are native to these areas and have been minimally affected by the world’s rapid globalization. Their isolation has allowed them to continue living the traditional lifestyles that their ancestors led.
A photo of a North and South Korean gymnast taking a selfie at the Olympics has raised more than a few brows.
Olympic gymnast Lee Eun-Ju of South Korea recently snapped a selfie with Hong Un Jong of North Korea during the games in Rio de Janeiro. It’s no secret that North and South Korea aren’t exactly friends, which is why many people are wondering whether North Korea’s Hong will face repercussions when she returns home after.
Sriracha is the hot sauce loved and adored by people around the world, but few have actually been inside the factory where the magic happens.
The fiery Sriracha chili sauce that is instantly recognizable by its iconic red and green bottle is produced at a single location in Irwindale, California.
One 25-year-old is paving the way as a pioneering women in venture capital and entrepreneurship in the U.S. and Asia.
Pocket (Yiqing) Sun has accomplished much for someone her age having graced the cover of Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia in Venture Capital and Finance and becoming the youngest person in LinkedIn 2015 Top Voices in VC & Entrepreneurship
Getting a stranger to trust and cooperate with you may be as easy as ordering the same food as they do.
A study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business found that similar food consumption promotes trust among those who are not as well acquainted with one another.