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 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.
The former Sonic Youth cofounder, frontwoman, and bassist on her bestselling new memoir, Girl in a Band, writing songs about Karen Carpenter and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and LL Cool J's surprising favorite rock band.
House of Cards presents a sort of coked-out version of DC, where congressmen act like mob bosses and journalists like spies. In some cases, that's not far from the truth.
God throws Himself a fancy, apes-only birthday party in this wild, new short story from the Argentine master.
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality, by AI specialist Eliezer Yudkowsky, has commanded a sprawling, cult-like international fan base thanks to its message of rational thinking.
"I don't feel Machiavellian, but I know I can be. I mean, I've done things that people describe as Machiavellian."
We spoke to punters and traders in Darlinghurst one year into Sydney's controversial lockout era.
It isn't an easy gig, but those who do the work usually don't have a whole lot of other options.
Last week, we gave HBO viewers an inside look at the most cutting-edge cancer treatments in the world. Now we're sharing our special report with all you online.
In chess as in life, sometimes you're just a patzer caught in a zugzwang.
I don't know what it's like in most prisons, but if it's anything like what I endured—scheduling times to go skate between getting one kid on the bus and dropping the other off at preschool—then I truly feel sorry for the masses of incarcerated men and wo…
According to a recent survey 54.8 percent of the Sydney lesbian community feels disconnected from the annual LGBTI event.
Maybe your cat needs some Xanax. Or acupuncture.
Following her instincts, artist and designer Leanne Wijnsma digs tunnels in the middle of European cities.