In our opening episode, Ben travels to the Northeast – the home of Dracula, fishermen, and the elusive and legendary chicken parmo.
The Transhumanist Future of Sex
The True Cost of YouTube's Library of Everything
Still from Fury (photo courtesy of the BFI). London Film Festival, the fine pastures of men in non-prescription glasses and TK MAXX blazers.
BREAKING: Brian Harvey currently outside Downing Street with a ring binder demanding to see @david_cameron #notadrill pic.twitter.com/U1owqhFibJ — Ronnie Joice (@ronniejoice) October 20, 2014 Yesterday, Brian Harvey – a man who famously cannot 100 percent be trusted not to run over himself with a car – stormed Downing Street demanding to speak to David Cameron.
The Woman Who Captured Snowden
Last Thursday, at a public hearing about the “right to be forgotten” in central London, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt had a bit of trouble pronouncing the names of the eminent Europeans with whom he shared a stage.
Cocio is the Crack-Like Chocolate Milk of Denmark
Food Hacks Are For Assholes
In mid-September, Islamic State militants launched an offensive to seize Kobane, a predominantly Kurdish town in Syria just across the border from Turkey.
Assisted Suicide Debate Highlighted by Starvation of UK Grandmother
Miss Hitler Contestants, via the original Adolf Hitler VK.com page The story of the fascist beauty contest begins on Thursday, when an eagle-eyed investigator for Vocativ dug up the news that there was a "Miss Hitler" pageant going on VKontakte, a Russian social media network. They officially dubbed their hateful contest "Miss Ostland" after Reichskommissariat Ostland, the Baltic region occupied by the Nazis during World War II, a name that gave the pageant a link geography, à la Miss America.
Here's a Virtual Bamboo Forest Made of Lasers and Electronic Sound
Meet the Kurdish Suicide Bomber Planning to Attack the Islamic State in Kobane
All photos by Sara Lindquist Last week, the world’s first Sápmi Pride kicked off in the northern Swedish town of Kiruna and went on for four days and nights.
Helicobacter Pylori, a common stomach bacteria. Photo via Wikimedia Commons Jeff Leach is a former anthropologist and the founder of American Gut and the Human Food Project, initiatives aimed at a far-reaching insight into our relationship with our gut fauna, the microbes that live in our digestive tracts.
Photos by Angela Almeida Deep into the night, a buzz can be heard in the Brownsville Houses. Outside playgrounds, inside parking lots, and throughout courtyards, massive floodlights marked with New York Police Department (NYPD) insignias and powered by humming generators stand guard, creating the eerie look of a perpetual crime scene.
A drawing from Jim's new book courtesy of the author The old adage “skateboarding saved my life” rings especially true with former pro skater turned children’s book author Jim Bates, who has battled clinical depression his entire life.
(Illustration by Dan Evans) Discovering I was gay in the overbearingly macho culture of 1990s South London – and in the shadow of the AIDS epidemic, with its imposing tombstone advertising campaigns – was scary and isolating.