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Cultural Subscription Services : learn about different cultures. 'Earthling Box' is a subscription service that helps consumer learn about different cultures.

Cultural Subscription Services : learn about different cultures

While many people do not have the time or money to travel around the globe, there is still a growing interest in learning about other parts of the world. This cultural subscription service parallels the travel experience by showcasing items from remote communities. Earthling Box is a subscription box service that contains curated goods from different cultures around the world. The items featured are designed to parallel the travel experience by teaching consumers about remote cultural sects. The items are intended to engage all five senses, giving consumers the opportunity to learn about new parts of the world through unique experiences. Unlike other subscription services, Earthling Box aims to educate consumers by providing them with a unique way to learn about different cultures.

The Multicultural Edge: Rising Super Consumers. Multicultural consumers are transforming the U.S. mainstream.

The Multicultural Edge: Rising Super Consumers

Propelled by the twin engines of population growth and expanding buying power, they are at the leading edge of converging demographic and social trends that are reshaping how marketers and advertisers use culture to connect with increasingly diverse customers. By understanding the cultural essence that drives multicultural consumer behavior today, marketers and advertisers are getting a glimpse of future market trends and forging a long-term relationship with the most dynamic and fastest growing segment of the U.S. consumer economy.

Media-savvy and socially empowered, multicultural consumers are: The Future Numeric Majority Multicultural consumers are the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population. Peru Announced Plans to Send an Envoy to an Uncontacted Tribe. Photo courtesy of Stringer Peru/Reuters This article appears in the September Issue of VICE Peru recently announced plans for its first official contact with the Mashco-Piro people.

Peru Announced Plans to Send an Envoy to an Uncontacted Tribe

Making Friends with Desperate Eritreans in Calais's 'Jungle' Refugee Camp. I'm drinking a cup of tea from an X-Factor mug, staring at a shop sign scrawled on a piece of plastic: "chicken and chips".

Making Friends with Desperate Eritreans in Calais's 'Jungle' Refugee Camp

Written like that, I could be at home in east London. Living as a 'Digital Nomad' Is Like One Super-Long Vacation. All photos courtesy of Amy Truong This article originally appeared on VICE US.

Living as a 'Digital Nomad' Is Like One Super-Long Vacation

Chalayan SS16 show report Paris Fashion Week. Chanel SS16 show report Paris Fashion Week. Giambattista Valli SS16 show report Paris Fashion Week. ©Catwalking.com A picture of the de la Falaises — mother Maxime, daughter Loulou and her brother Alexis — was tacked to the wall backstage at Giambattista Valli’s SS16 show.

Giambattista Valli SS16 show report Paris Fashion Week

The first family of Left Bank-bohemianism, this portrait of sloe-eyed, mist-tinged exoticism all dressed up in jacquard shirts, wide ties, wild hair and chiffon ruffles, had inspired Valli’s collection. Valentino SS16 show report Paris Fashion Week. ©Catwalking There was a standing ovation at the close of Valentino SS16.

Valentino SS16 show report Paris Fashion Week

My fashion-editor head completely understood the reaction: Pierpaolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri’s show was exquisite. The pair had embarked on a journey to “wild, tribal Africa” and the collection featured fragile Masai-style beadwork, embroidery, leatherwork, batik-printed parkas, feathery adornment, Zulu mask embellishments, and primitive, white terracotta chokers created with the jeweller Alessandro Gaggio. The 89 looks were a triumph of craftsmanship and elegance, the gowns inarguably beautiful. “Now, they’re just showing off,” announced one editor as yet another immaculate tunic — this one stitched with a river of tiny silver ingots with a multi-split panel skirt — glided past. My ethical self, though, felt less easy. Fashion collections inspired by Brazilian Indian culture - Miss Owl.

The Afrofuturist affair. THE FUTURE IS NOW: Afrofuturism and Ori Inu Film Written by Film Producer and Co-Writer Emann Odufu, guest post for The AfroFuturist Affair For years, the field of futurism has been pushing for a colorblind world where race does not matter and where efforts could be spent on more important things, such as the global climate crisis or finding another planet to colonize, should some cataclysmic event happen on Earth.

The Afrofuturist affair

Sa pa vietnam. Sa pa vietnam Photo Stephanie van Vliet As philologist J.R.R.

sa pa vietnam

Tolkien once said, “not all those who wander are lost”. More than that, in a world where we seek for our own identity it is the drifting that makes us find who we really are. One of those breathtaking places, were you can wander around endlessly is Sa Pa region, a hidden pearl in the highlands of Northern Vietnam. The stunning views are endless. Sa Pa region is the embodiment of nowadays dematerialization trend as it offers its visitors all the tools they need to turn back to basic and truly find themselves.

Photos by Stephanie van Vliet. How Snapchat Built its Most Addictive Feature. We are already living in the Third Era of Snapchat.

How Snapchat Built its Most Addictive Feature

The red-hot mobile app started in 2011 as a humble photo messaging service, where teens traded spontaneous selfies of their everyday lives. Later, the messaging app also became a social network thanks to a feature called My Story, which let users post photos and videos for large groups of friends to see for up to 24 hours. Now Snapchat’s aims are no smaller than taking on the media ecosystem’s 1,000-pound gorilla: television. Live Stories, the company’s most unusual and compelling feature, has turned Snapchat into a broadcast platform like NBC or YouTube.

But instead of being powered by Hollywood actors or up-and-coming online video stars, Live Stories are a kind of real-time, crowdsourced documentary made up on the fly by the app’s 100 million daily users. Every day, Snapchat users send thousands of images and videos taken with the app directly to the company in hopes that they might appear in a Live Story. Migrant crisis: Migration to Europe explained in graphics. Image copyright AP/Reu/EPA Vast numbers of migrants have made their way across the Mediterranean to Europe in 2015, sparking a crisis as countries struggle to cope with the influx, and creating division in the EU over how best to deal with resettling people. How many people are coming? History of Day of the Dead & the Mexican Sugar Skull Tradition. Day of the Dead is an interesting holiday celebrated in central and southern Mexico during the chilly days of November 1 & 2.