"I was once told that the Earth was so angry I was born, that it chose to kill people. Others have called me a murderer and said that other people's blood runs through my veins."
The mild enjoyment of watching a plane do a loop-the-loop really doesn't justify the horrific consequences when that loop-the-loop goes wrong.
"Before calling myself a political artist, I have to honor my obligation as a human."
An in-depth look at the situation playing out in the Mediterranean.
Local authorities in Roka, where 233 people have recently tested positive for HIV, blame an unlicensed doctor who may have spread the disease by using dirty needles.
We spoke to a police officer whose job is investigating fatal crash sites to find out who's responsible.
Listen to "Cruciform" nice and loud while you browse WWI chemical warfare photos on Google. You can almost smell the fire and brimstone.
"These are entire villages where every other house contains someone dying of cancer or some sort of respiratory problem," says photojournalist Souvid Datta.
Parents of stillborn children anticipate a future that never comes. With all this unfulfilment parents want to capture something of the experience.
Photographer Richard Misrach and Mexican composer Guillermo Galindo are turning human trash found on the US-Mexico border into instruments, giving a new identity to fragments of lost lives.
What if you need to go to the mall to get your cell phone screen fixed, but it's on the biggest shopping day of the year? It might drive you to tears too.
In 1979, Huntington Beach Police found hundreds of photographs of women taken by a murderer named Rodney Alcala. Many of the subjects are unidentified to this day.
Officially, 47 Australian police officers died by suicide between 2000 and 2011. The real number is undoubtedly higher.
Desperate to get out of the war-torn country, thousands of refugees have made their way to Daraa only to find themselves trapped by a lack of resources and options.
During last week's catastrophic NSW bushfires, Greens leader Adam Bandt reminded us of the very real human cost of worldwide Climate Change. Tony Abbott literally put out fires. Which politician was more guilty of politicising a tragedy?
These guys were just chugging along on a happy little boat filled with sticky goo that makes people good and dizzy. The vibe only went sour when the cops showed up. And now $400 million of hash is gone.
The early morning air stunk of pissy pussy and unwashed balls. RockBottom did his thing all night like always, dispensing drugs to the party people. The fiends were nodded out, neck-cramp proper, and the freaks spun out on E were in the bedroom, fruitless…
Last week, as the town of Marabá, Brazil, geared up to celebrate its centennial, it was also wrapping up the trial of the killers of environmental activist couple Zé Claudio and Maria do Espirito Santo. But instead of closing the book on this violent chap…
Aaron H. Swartz, one of our most vigorous champions of open access and copyright reform, committed suicide in New York City on Friday at the age of 26. He was a pioneer and a renegade, part of the team that built Reddit as well as the widely-used RSS prot…
Robert Griffin III is a suburban teenage girl wandering around the city at dusk with no bra. He is too naïve to be scared. He believes in himself too much. This can't end well, The gap in knowledge is too great. The lessons won't stick if they come any wa…
What do you say about a dead six-year-old? That's what I was trying to figure out when I headed up to Newtown—the site of the most infamous shooting in years—earlier this week. Almost every resident I spoke to Monday reported some kind of connection with…
The garment trade is at the forefront of the kind of industrial revolution that we are experiencing in Bangladesh today, which is why, if from the outside, we look like some Dickensian hellhole of sweatshops and smokestacks, the image is not altogether in…
Remembering the Concorde, Flight 4590, and an insatiable appetite for jet fuel.
What can keep you safe from a closet psychopath who is armed to the teeth with over 6,000 rounds of ammunition, four guns, and a determination to kill indiscriminately? More guns or more gun control?