Unique Portraits Of Russians In 1868

Unique Portraits Of Russians In 1868

In 1868 a researcher K. Tchaikovsky visited the Perm region of Russia and made a series of photo-portraits of local people. Thanks to his work, we can see now how Russians looked like a century and a half ago. Continue reading »

Hundreds Of Local Indian Artists Painted The Forgotten Railway Station With The Famous Traditional Artwork

Hundreds Of Local Indian Artists Painted The Forgotten Railway Station With The Famous Traditional Artwork
Harish Tyagi/EPA/EFE

Tourists and locals were flocking to the erstwhile forgotten Madhubani railway station in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, which has undergone a makeover after hundreds of local Mithila artists painted the station walls with the famous Madhubani artwork, known the world over for its unique geometrical patterns. Continue reading »

Rescued Deer Becomes A Local Celebrity In Norway

Rescued Deer Becomes A Local Celebrity In Norway
Britt Haugsevje Vangen

After a family found this wild deer injured, they nursed it back to health and saved it from certain death. Continue reading »

This Is How Movies Are Delivered To Your Local Theater

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“When opening the case do you ever pretend like you’re in a spy movie?” Continue reading »

Shopikon: Your Guide to the Best Local Stores

Shopikon: Your Guide to the Best Local Stores

Shopikon: Your Guide to the Best Local Stores

Shopikon was inspired by the belief that an essential part of a city’s character is defined by its unique, local stores. Shopikon is an independent guide. All shops have been hand-picked by our editors, and did not pay to be featured. With an eye for a well curated selection of items, quality products, and distinct philosophies, these restless explorers have hit the streets in all kinds of weather to find the cream of the shop crop. Also, iPhone app.