Stories about Ideas from February, 2016
How much sex are Japanese people having, anyway, and could having more sex help Japan improve its declining birth rate?
With over 196 Indian languages on the verge of extinction, Wikipedia in Indian languages could potentially preserve and revive many languages.
"The only other matter that reliably inflames the passions of Peruvians are the attempts by our southern neighbors to claim the Pisco Sour or the Suspiro Limeño as their own."
An innovative and intense game introduced by an expat luxury hotelier has become an annual event in Sri Lanka, where Tuk-Tuk Polo is increasingly all the rage.
In Trinidad and Tobago people have come—at their peril—to accept that violence is a part of life. But maybe it's time to push back against this idea?
"The scene was sad. We only have short time to make things better, to keep our youth here. To make everybody understand: We deserve better."
Three Mexican girls are fighting back against street sexual harassment that victimises women, with wit and punk rock.
The Full Plate Project started when two friends realized there is a lot of unconsumed food that's thrown away when events have finished. So they decided to do something.
Bill Wurtz's compelling video history of Japan has gone viral, collecting millions of views in just over one week.
Kseniya Simonova shot to fame as a 'sand animator' after winning Ukraine's Got Talent in 2009.
“Oh my God, I'm done for. The Japanese Federale is knocking at my door.”
"No one else understands how to combine the mechanical principles and characters of the mas into a new work that says something about the world and our corner of it."
Dozens of artists and amateurs take part in a Twitter-based drawing initiative every week with the aim of bringing more fun and art to the Internet.
In Bangladesh, India and Nepal, efforts are underway to provide women with a sanitary napkin they can afford in order to improve health and remove social stigmas attached to menstruation.