The return of the (female) viking


"Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior." 5/26/18

If you thought Vikings were a thing of the past, you haven't been to Trondheim, Norway. The town still lives like their ancient ancestors before them, all lead by Chief Viking Ingrid Galadriel Aune Nilsen.

The Doctor Treating Patients With Laughter

In India, Charlie Chaplin continues to be popular—so popular, in fact, that there's a whole fan club dedicated to celebrating and impersonating the famous comic actor. The Charlie Circle Foundation is the brainchild of Ashok Sukhumal Aswani, a doctor practicing ayurvedic medicine in the town of Adipur. 

The Revolutionary Cyclist

Annie Londonderry gained infamy for being the first woman to bicycle around the world—all in only 15 months. But the story is a little more complicated than that. 

Farming Under the Sea

Each fall, farmer Tadashi Oshiro uses a special technique to sustainably harvest mozuku—a unique seaweed delicacy found off the coast of mainland Japan, just beside the tiny island of Okinawa. 

Giving a Voice to the Streets

Mike Boston is a music producer and founder of Mobile Stü, a mobile recording studio giving the city's youth a chance to be heard. 

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