To be canonized a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church you have to perform a miracle from the grave. To be deified in skateboarding you have to put out one good video part.
Trust me: I'm a three-time "successful" giver-upper.
"We need something to shock the human psyche into real wakefulness where we're aware of the larger biosphere in which we're embedded, because we're fucking it up."
After you lie to get the chance to become infamous on TV, you can hardly blame anyone else when the world starts to hate you.
Australia has been discussing an east coast bullet train for 20 years. Why is the project still no closer to reality?
According to a neurologist and somnologist, weed suppresses REM sleep—but it comes back with a vengeance if you take a pot hiatus.
The artist and his collective, Bazaar Teens, were given $10,000 by an anonymous donor, meant to help fund their art show. Instead, they fed cash through a wood chipper to make some paintings.
Sheila Heti's unstageable play, All Our Happy Days Are Stupid, brings Canadian collaboration, clumsiness, and joyful absurdity to the Kitchen.
For centuries, some Christians have venerated the bodies and possessions of saints, but more often than not, there's no way to tell whether something is St. Peter's skull or a really old potato.
In 1979 I moved back to the Ozarks, after a 12-year absence, and crashed at an abandoned old hotel owned by my dad. Luckily he had a photography studio downstairs.
A love letter to People's Club in Holloway—one of many life- and city-defining nights out under threat from the forces currently shaping London.
Calling bullshit on this week's worldwide average penis size survey.
Because of her dissociative identity disorder, I was a stranger in the eyes of the woman I loved.
The melting Antarctic ice sheet, China's 18-year-old basketball phenomenon, a drug that could stop the AIDS epidemic, and more.
On Monday Fiji announced it would be holding a contest to design a new national flag. Ted Kaye, a flag design consultant and author of 'Good Flag, Bad Flag' offers his thoughts on what the island nation should look for in their new logo.
He tweeted at us—as well as around 100 other seemingly random accounts—asking for help, so we had a chat to see what we could do.
One person's prank is another person's trauma.
He says the most paranormal thing he's witnessed is Sophia Loren: "For someone to look that good at that age, that's almost supernatural."
Islamic sermons, accent analysis, and eavesdropping potato-chip packets are some of the topics linked by the 29-year-old's electrifying art, on display this week at both the New Museum Triennial and the Armory Show.
"This is important stuff," says the man behind MDMA The Movie.
According to them, I was stopped because of my "lack of personal hygiene and dirty clothes."
He ran my errands, massaged me on command, and requested to sleep on the floor. It was my first time being in a romantic partnership where I truly felt like I could be myself.
People are paying the same amount to go see that Grateful Dead/Trey Anastasio show in Chicago this summer.
Over the past decade, Myuran Sukumaran has painted countless portraits of those around him. With he and Andrew Chan's executions possibly days away, we asked some artists to return the favour.