The rural Czech tradition of zabíjačka sees families and friends come together in a boozy, carnival atmosphere to butcher, cut up, and prepare every single part of the pig for consumption. It's also banned under EU law.
We found our seats among the rusted steal poles that wrapped around the arena. Then we sat back hoping to cash in as two cocks ferociously clawed each other to death. If we won, we'd earn roughly 20 cents—a fair day's wage for a country with an average sa…
In the last decade, thousands of young migrants have left Senegal on rickety fishing boats hoping to find work in Europe. Many have died at sea, leaving behind a new class of women: the "sea widows," as a local newspaper called them.
Making alcohol illegal wouldn't stop alcohol addiction. It would push alcoholics out of society and increase the likelihood of death while reducing opportunities for them to break the habit. So why do we do that with drugs?
The Mafia is killing endangered sea creatures worth millions of dollars at wholesale markets in Tokyo. Activists, from a group known as the Black Fish, are using drones to catch the Mafia's illegal practices and deliver justice.
"This is what it's coming to," said Katie. "These stickers are popping up on streetlamps all over town." The Dublin streetlamp she's pointing at has been branded with a large, pink dot beneath the words, "A SAFE ABORTION WITH PILLS." It's part of an ad ca…
A few weeks ago I got a call from my dad saying my cousin had been murdered in a Colombian cartel slaying. He was found in a jeep abandoned on a highway, its engine still running, along with two other bodies.
Russia is one of the world's largest pirate markets for electronic media. From music and DVDs to video games and software, Russia is ranked right up with world-leaders in piracy China and Indonesia. Fake shit is sold everywhere here!
You don't know from cheese until you get on a plane, fly over to Sardinia, and eat this su gallu stuff. So what if it's illegal? Honestly, who the fuck are you, Mr. European-Union-World-Police-Guy, to tell me what I can or can't eat?