In the movie Crazy Rich Asians, Princess Intan (Kris Aquino, left) and economist Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) meet at a wedding in Singapore and have a little tete-a-tete about, of all things, microloans.
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At the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C., Vahagn Amiryan of Armenia prepares to carve an inscription on a block of wood that would sit atop the "mother pillar" inside a traditional house in his country.
Chingham Chatrahpa, 75, shows off his facial and neck tattoos. A face tattoo would be etched after a man's first headhunting expedition, usually at the age of 18-to-25 years. Only a warrior who decapitated an enemy could get a neck tattoo.
Arunachalam Muruganantham poses with actor Akshay Kumar, who portrays him in the new film Pad Man. It's a biopic about Muruganantham's quest to invent a machine that could make low-cost sanitary napkins.