It's usually a tedious, cobwebby metaphor for failure—but some of today's video games have wonderfully inventive approaches to "death."
Jacquot's film is compulsively watchable, refreshingly unsexy, and successful in its patchwork depiction of its protagonist's prison-like existence.
John Roberts documented the Bay Area's pre-AIDS, post-Hippie era, but until recently he thought all of his photos had been lost forever.
Artists are increasingly interested in visiting anechoic chambers, where the only sound is your own body.
Antonio Ledezma, a vocal government critic reviled by the Venezuelan left, was marched out of his offices by security forces in a detention that threatens to further stir unrest in the deeply polarized country.
Hundreds of thousands of bodies lie under the ground in Hart Island, but despite the efforts of activists, it remains difficult for families to find out if their relatives are buried there.
Since I was seven years old, my life has been governed by a phobia of getting sick.
Women have an important, if complex, role in Italian criminal organizations—a role that Mob Wives can't even come close to depicting.
Maria Gruzdeva spent four years documenting more than 12,000 miles of land and people.
Sure, Nick from Shortland Street isn't going to Mars, but look on the bright side: Auckland is officially monkey-free.
Stef Mintiens is an herbalist and doctor from Belgium who is providing a fridge full of tasty food for anyone who wants it. I sat down with the do-gooder to find out why, and how he's pulling this off.
The three officers charged with sexually assaulting a female parking enforcement officer have been arrested and released on bail.
A recent study out of McGill University has brought a horrifying reality to my attention: I have a finger length ratio that corresponds to a tendency to be quarrelsome toward women.
Peter Milne's been shooting Australia's cultural heroes for 40 years.
We're going to see the same sort of films get nominated again and again as long as the Academy stays old, white, and male.
A blistering public outcry has forced Republican lawmakers in Oklahoma to revise legislation that would introduce a more "patriotic" curriculum to state schools.
An interview with Andrew Tunks, one of the finalists for Mars One's ambitious interstellar mission.
The deaths of two kids over an unpaid bill highlights the horrible state of fire prevention on Canada's reserves.
New York City cops are lumping dance crews together with actual street gangs, and experts say this assumption is dangerously misguided.
The internet's freaking out over the announcement that Neill Blomkamp will direct a new movie in the 'Alien' franchise. I thought I'd ask some reputable sources what they thought about the news.
Jo Sparta tries to talk to the native aliens at a town hall summit but things quickly turn violent.
Super PACs may be a terrifying harbinger of the death of democracy, but at least they're good for a dick joke.
George Lois helped create legendary ad campaigns, break major companies to the world, and design 92 covers for Esquire. He's sometimes referred to as the inspiration for Don Draper.
It's weird to hear someone express sympathy for mental illness in the way they might for a physical illness. Why is that?