Why glass architecture is bad for our cities

Written by Oscar Holland, CNNNo form of architecture more perfectly epitomizes the 20th century than the glass tower. From Manhattan to Moscow, glistening skyscrapers became not only the most practical response to densely-populated cities, but the most coveted symbol of progress.With cities like Dubai and Shenzhen continuing the trend at

Exploring Japan’s ‘genderless’ subculture

Jennifer Robertson is a professor of anthropology and history of art at the University of Michigan.In the narrow alleys of Tokyo's ultra-trendy Harajuku district, a growing number of Japanese men who self-identify as "genderless" are boldly broadening their sartorial and cosmetic choices. With faces expertly made up, hair dyed and stylishly