Just behind Citi Field sits an industrial wasteland of abandoned garages and festering garbage. This is Willets Point, a.k.a. the "Iron Triangle," and it's become a playground for some of the most talented graffiti writers in NYC over the last few years.
There is obviously nothing to worry about when you start hooking up with someone you live with, because that's not at all complicated.
There's a lot of baggage that comes with having a face tattoo—people may see you as a "freak," think you've been involved with some shady stuff, or assume you've been to prison. That's not always the case, though.
Look, 'Million Pound Drop' and 'Deal or No Deal' may be the sort of television that only your great-aunt still watches, but we need them.
In an ideal world we'd probably pay attention to the testimony of actual sex workers before boxing their profession into a web of laws.
A recent survey found that more than a third of people believe sexting isn't adultery. We asked some on-the-side sexters if they agree.
For the last 35 years, the self-taught forager, tour guide, and author has been bringing people into the woods to show them food they can easily find in the wild to eat or cook. "The whole world is my garden," Wildman Steve says.
Nightlife haunts close for all kinds of reasons, but it's usually because they're awful.
Since 2000, real wages are down, rents are up, and more young people are being forced to take low-paying jobs in the retail or hospitality industries. So why do we live here, again?
Every year, the Southeast Asian country celebrates a public holiday with a nationwide water fight. But critics say that the street parties are descending into violence—and women are suffering most.
Airplanes are awful, breakfast buffets are alright, waterparks are excellent. Some lessons.
"It was a full metal jacket bullet. It went straight through the back of his leg. He started crying like a little baby."
It still shocks me when people react negatively to my stealing. I guess part of the horror/beauty of mental illness is the totally blinkered relationship you develop with risk. Getting busted doesn't even occur to me.
"I would smell the alcohol on her breath, and it would really stress me out because of my prior drinking problem."
Ignoring him didn't work, so I wanted to call him out instead.
Skipped meals, smuggled cell phones, and a whole lot of pain.
When city people throw around words like "redneck" or "hillbilly," they generally mean them as insults. But what do these words signify for the people living in central Appalachia?
Meet the retired schoolteacher flogging Montreal's alpha women for money.
For years, a typical Monday morning would see me covered in my own piss, sick and vodka.
Cell phone footage captured three monks throwing wild haymakers at one another while a woman screamed.
"My favorite place to be is oblivion."
A dispute over a fan-made film might have far-reaching consequences for made-up languages after CBS and Paramount said they owned the Klingon language, a claim many Trekkers say is "ghuy'cha'."
Butts are trendy, but no one talks about the little gland that lives inside them. We asked a bunch of dudes what it feels like to have their prostates massaged, and we learned some other stuff, too.
A study last year found that 12 percent of people sleeping on the streets were on the autistic spectrum, and homelessness charities are now beginning to examine how best to tackle the issue.