"People think it's pretty easy, you just set up a camera. But you need a fixed camera position, a good fire, a good glow, and nice sound."
After my house burned down, horror films gave me back my normalcy. In them I saw my tragedy depicted constantly, reverently, in all sorts of different forms.
Fire crews are already experiencing fatigue and have had to take time off—and the fire season is just beginning.
Photographer Yani Clarke spent a month documenting life and death at Nepal's Pashupatinath Temple, where more than 40 bodies are incinerated every day.
Initial reports suggest at least a dozen people are injured, three of them critically.
It's O-Week in New Zealand and things are mildly more debaucherous than usual.
Though the public was understandably saddened to learn that 700 of the cute critters had been put down by the Australian government, an expert told us it was either that or mass starvation.
The deaths of two kids over an unpaid bill highlights the horrible state of fire prevention on Canada's reserves.
An undetermined amount of court documents were lost in a Brooklyn blaze last Saturday.
Only after a 19-year-old discovered burn marks on her torso and Snapchat evidence the next day did she realize exactly what had happened.
A new project paid for by a grant from the Mexican government is getting people talking about privacy, secrets, and what we need to know.
Shaving is a hassle. Just use fire instead.
What time is it, America? It's GIF time!!!
Here are some still lifes of Molotov cocktails used in Kiev to set fire to tanks, other armored vehicles, and buses. These little bombs were the only real weapon protesters had against the government's well-armed forces.
This week, a five-foot jellyfish landed on a beach, Jay Leno retired, and congress cut roughly $8 billion worth of food-stamp funding.
Thanks to a handful of psychologists around the country, the public as well as the authorities have a much clearer understanding of why some people just really want to set stuff on fire.
Follow Nicola Formichetti and his team of artists as they create an alternative holiday experience and space for New York's most interesting and holiday-dubious residents to party, play, and mess shit up.
Russia's Olympic committee has sent the Olympic torch to space and brought it to the North Pole—already, the torch has traveled by train, plane, and a reindeer sled. Yet for some reason, the torch has struggled to stay lit on fire.
It's not every day that you meet someone who has set himself on fire. One reason for this is because it's pretty much the most awful and insane thing imaginable. On a recent trip to Bulgaria, I met not one but two people who had survived suicide attempts…
Ryan Florig is an American in his mid-20s with a knack for the natural. Self-taught with disposable cameras, this Washington-based photographer thrives on the principles of street photography. He won't be found in the studio—most of his photo stories invo…
Riots and arson have rocked Stockholm's immigrant suburbs over the past days. We met plenty of people standing around watching burning cars, but no one would talk to us about why it was happening.
With all signs pointing to Christopher Dorner being dead after his killing spree wrapped up inside of a burning cabin, Anonymous has been stirring a pot of skepticism online as dissent against the LAPD grows.
We still don't know exactly how many of Swapna's coworkers were killed at the Tazreen Fashions factory on November 24, 2012. She was sewing shorts—"half-pants," they're called in Bangladesh—when on the ground floor piles of yarn and acrylic fabric began t…
As we get to the ridge, the forest opens up into a clearing and we see the valley stretch out before us. Blue-green smoke covers the hills as far as we can see. The fire hasn't burned this side of the ridge, and it's quiet and cool in the morning.