When Giles Duley arrived in Lebanon to photograph Syrian refugees who’d fled there, he saw something that he wasn’t expecting. He saw himself.

Ocean exploration has been the Cousteau family business for three generations. In this fascinating Q&A, aquanaut Fabien Cousteau discusses everything from why we need underwater cities to what it’s like to beat your grandfather’s world record.

A Q&A with Khalida Brohi of the Sughar Empowerment Society in Pakistan.

Can eating a root take you back to your roots? Find out with these two delicious manioc recipes from Brazilian chef Teresa Corção of the restaurant O Navegador.

Esta Soler and Leslie Morgan Steiner talk about the NFL and how to end domestic violence.

Zak Ebrahim is the son of a terrorist. Phyllis Rodriguez lost her son on 9/11. In an inspiring conversation, the two share their personal histories of lives devastated by violence — and rebuilt by tolerance.

Illustration by Dawn Kim.

What should we do with the quiet kids? A conversation with Susan Cain on the future of classroom education.