A look back at how British banking institutions were taken over by their Wall Street counterparts and the hardworking, hard-gambling culture of global finance as we know it took shape.
The best way to make sure no one comes to your party is to not have any beer.
To this day, sex workers are targeted by serial killers and other criminals and are afraid of going to the police. Tragically, their lives don't seem to matter to many people.
Sexism's had a strong year, so let's look back with misty eyes at all the misogyny and reactionary weirdness from horrible dude-bros.
Nobody likes feeling brushed aside, and for those like my uncle—those with a "moderate" intellectual disability—all it takes is a conversation to change that.
I got tons of food from guys online by posing as a girl—but what could I get IRL as a man?
Remember when the internet used to be fun?
The rent stayed high, hip-hop stayed strange, the police stayed awful, and a lot of people wanted Taylor Swift to stay away.
Confidante is a (kind of) funny new campaign for at-home STI testing. But shouldn't we be helping to remove the shame young people feel about going to sexual health clinics?
So her lawyer now has to go up against animal rights groups and any human beings who don't want to see a living dog killed and put in the ground.
It's almost Christmas, and in New Zealand we're celebrating with nudity, STDs, and UFO sightings.
This was a rough year for minorities. If you're not getting shot at, you're probably being called a name or generally harassed for something you have no control over.
Punks, mods, Hells Angels, and corrupt cops all had their place in the cult 1970s publishing stable.
The new media artist hooked some method actors up to biofeedback sensors, mapped the data to correspond to particular lights and sounds, and, in essence, made it so the robots reflect a live emotional, human performance.
Old people are getting it on more than ever before, which means they're getting more diseases than ever before. Do our grandparents need sex ed?
I think chewing gum is the most disgusting thing you can possibly do with your face, which is just about the only thing I have in common with Oprah.
Ian Haworth, an ex-cult member, has been running the Cult Information Center since 1987. I caught up with him recently to get an insight into how a modern day cult operates.
While we idealise the middle as presented to us through the media, the reality is Australians are far more affluent than they want to admit.
What is it about a Santa suit that makes the average New York bro totally lose his shit?
In 2014, bodies turned up in weird places, people had complicated feelings about suicide, and the circumstances of our eventual deaths became disturbingly clear.
A brief history of violence against Wall Street and its accomplices, and an examination of why the revolution never fully arrived in America.
#illridewithyou has captured the imagination of a community looking for some possible 'good' to take out of Sydney's tragic siege. Whether will it help or hinder actual change remains to be seen.
Class war, a perversely resurgent club scene, and people lining up for burgers—a year in the life of one of the greatest cities on Earth.
"At midnight on Christmas Eve I was driving from LA to San Diego and back with 11 corpses. I was Santa Claus and they were my reindeer."