• Here’s Why Russia and Canada Are Clamoring for the Arctic

    The Arctic contains vast amounts of iron, ore, nickel, gold, and diamond and untapped oil and gas deposits. With climate changes opening up a new avenues for resource exploitation, the battle between Canada and Russia for arctic dominance is intensifying.

  • Mossless in America: Eliot Dudik

    Eliot Dudik preserves both a land and a culture on the brink of disappearance. As plans for an expansion of US Route 17—a thoroughfare that bisects South Carolina's 'lowcountry'—progressed, Dudik turned a lovingly prudent lens on historic homes and landscapes that would be destro…

  • Former Miami Heat Center Rony Seikaly Is a Real DJ

    Recently, Seikaly—or the “Spin Doctor,” as he has affectionately been nicknamed due to his propensity to spin records as smartly as he spins around a low-post defender—has begun to take steps forward in his music, truly making waves on the electronic music scene.

  • Don't Pay Your Taxes

    A huge chunk of the federal income tax goes to paying for America’s wars. Got a problem with that? Maybe it’s time to make like a war-tax resister and tell the IRS to keep its hands off your money.

  • Wheat Isn’t the Reason Why You Can’t Stop Farting

    Gluten-free consumption is at an all time high in 2014, a sweeping health trend with widespread ignorance. But wheat isn’t the likely culprit behind your uncontrollable flatulence after eating a bear claw or two.

  • Nobody Knows How Many Unexploded Bombs Are Hidden Under Berlin

    In the thick of WWII, Allied pilots dropped some 2 million tons of bombs on German soil. Most of the bombs exploded, but up to 15 percent were duds and failed to detonate on impact. Today, these unexploded relics lie waiting.

  • Texas Hip-Hop's Secret Underground

    Texas needs to convince the rest of the world that it's worth paying attention to, which probably isn't going to happen just because suddenly all of the music industry has decided to visit Texas for the week. But the entire state is full of talented rappers you haven't heard abou…

  • The Fake Town Where London Cops Train for Riots

    The place is much like a film set—many of the peripheral buildings are just facades, while those at the "city center" are a lot more developed in order to give the trainees more varied terrain.

  • Squatting in the London Suburbs

    A fashion shoot with two guys, a bull terrier, an abandoned house, and a single pair of overalls.

  • Lumpy and the Dumpers Make Sloppy Mutilated Punk

    Dumpers play sloppy and sludgy punk that gets mutilated through some munted speech apraxia-like vocals.

  • Labor's Stages Of Grief

    You may think the Australian Labor Party is having a pretty bad time, but it’s actually far worse.

  • Comics

    Batman Comics

    Print is dying. People are creating zines. Nobody will reblog my Tumblr post. Light the Bat-Signal, Commissioner Gordon! We need Batman!

  • Weediquette

    Murphy the Heroic Dog

    After my pothead roommate started telling people dead dog jokes, I realized his sense of humor was less than universal.

  • Ukraine Cracked Down on Pro-Russian Activists This Weekend

    Unrest across eastern Ukraine turned deadly Sunday as Ukraine officials cracked down on pro-Russian activists, while pro-Russian activists seized government buildings across the Donetsk region.