There’s an easy way to figure out what to wear to an interview even if you have no clue what the office culture is like

Egor Slizyak/Strelka Institute/Flickr Deciding what to wear to an interview can be confusing, as offices shift from formal to business casual.  To figure out what to wear, call your recruiter in advance or ask a friend at the company what they recommend.  You can also scan the company’s social media pages for photos of their […]

Using Technology to Preserve the Culture of a Chinatown Shop

Editor’s Note: This article is part of an oral-history series where Aaron Reiss interviewed the young-adult sons and daughters of Chinatown shopkeepers about how they are helping to keep their families’ businesses alive. Alice Liu, a 24-year-old community advocate, lends a hand at her parents’ small shop, GTW Tea and Water, which sells Chinese cultural […]

11 of the best pop culture podcasts you need to listen to

Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images With the recent explosion of podcasts, it seems like there’s something out there for everyone, whether you’re interested in true crime or want to learn more about science or the world’s religions. But sometimes, you just want to hear more from your favorite celebrities, and if that’s what you’re into, there are […]

Mummy of paraplegic child shows how Peru’s Nasca culture treated disability

The Nasca Boy’s remains are now on display in the National Museum of Ica, Peru. (credit: Tilley et al. 2018) Most Peruvian mummies come bundled in cloth, with their legs folded up to their chests and their arms around their knees. But the young boy we now know only as the Nasca Boy was buried […]

Clever Images of Original Pop Culture Matchboxes

Our friends at Gallery1988 have shown us, over the years, that there are all kinds of ways to show your love for pop culture. And just when we thought they’d run out of canvasses, along came Chet Phillips. His new exhibition “Got A Light?,” which runs through Saturday at the L.A.-based gallery, is a collection […]

Inside the Facebook employee group at war with the company’s ‘intolerant’ liberal culture (FB)

Alex Wong/Getty Images There’s a potential civil war brewing at Facebook. Conservative employees are up in arms against what they argue is an “intolerant” liberal culture at the tech company.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: We used a headset that transforms your brain activity into a light display — here’s […]

‘People’s Republic of Desire’ Turns Its Lens On China’s Live-Streaming Culture [Fantasia Film Festival]

If you’re anything like me and the thought that you’ve accidentally Instagram Live-d your makeup routine induces sudden nausea, than making a living by live-streaming is probably not one of your career goals. But for the subjects of Hao Wu‘s documentary People’s Republic of Desire, live-streaming isn’t just how they make their living, it’s how […]