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Behind The Musk: A Foreign Eye On The Tesla Car Revolution

Perhaps just as fascinating as the electric cars is the company's founder and the genuinely earnest ideal among employees to make the world a better place.

Assembling the Tesla Model S at the carmaker's plant in Fremont, California
Assembling the Tesla Model S at the carmaker's plant in Fremont, California
Jürgen Schmieder

FREMONT Standing in front of one of electric car manufacturer Tesla's buildings, a customer says he has just been reassured, by company founder Elon Musk himself, that the car's new battery is going to change the world. "Let's be honest," he adds. "Driving a Tesla, you can get any woman!"

Tesla drivers tend to think highly of themselves, and they believe they are healing this planet of ours, even just a little bit, by buying electric cars.

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Urban Indigenous: How Peru's Shipibo-Conibo Keep Amazon Culture Alive In The City

For four years, indigenous photographer David Díaz Gonzales has documented the lives and movements of his Shipibo-Conibo community, as many of them migrated from their native Peruvian Amazon to the city. A work of remembrance and resistance.

For Shipibo-Conibo women, sporting a fringe is usually a sign of celebration or ceremony.

Rosa Chávez Yacila

YARINACOCHA — It was decades ago when the Shipibo-Conibo left their settlements along the banks of the Ucayali River, in eastern Peru, to begin a great migration to the cities. Still among the largest Amazonian communities in Peru — 32,964 according to the Ministry of Culture — though most Shipibo-Conibo now live in the urban district of Yarinacocha.

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