Rick Van Wickler runs New Hampshire's 230-inmate Cheshire County Correctional Facility, a county-funded facility where his word is law. But his lockup differs from most because of Van Wickler's unorthodox view of crime and punishment.
While the National Institute of Health spends $3 billion a year on AIDS research, and nearly $4.9 billion on cancer, for Alzheimer's it spends only $500 million, an enormous drop off for an illness that is already widespread and growing rapidly.
So it's Sunday night, and you have to go to work tomorrow which sucks. Sorry we can't be there to stroke your hair and fetch you cups of tea. In our absence here is some stuff to watch in bed until you fall asleep and dream of bikies making cheese burgers…
The world's most famous boy band was caught indulging, but the media has been oddly kind to them. Is smoking weed no longer the edgy pastime it once was in a culture where you can get high legally with a prescription?
The California shooter's rage at not having sex isn't uncommon among awkward young men who were raised on the internet, but the solution to their angst isn't to get laid but to realize that getting laid isn't all that great.
In the early 90s, AJ Miller (a.k.a. Jesus) was a married IT specialist preaching at the local Jehovah Witness church on the South Australian coast. It was a good, sensible life but it wasn't enough. Deep down, AJ knew he was Jesus.
Madeleine Holden, the curator and commentator behind Critique My Dick Pic offers tips: Use gentle lighting. Make sure the background is visually-appealing and clear of clutter. Include your hands in the picture.
New York Tyrant publisher Giancarlo DiTrapano flipped the common reader/writer interview on its head and asked Spencer Madsen to interview him about his new collection of poems, You Can Make Anything Sad.
It's been a century since Jim Thorpe won his Olympic medals, and half as long since he died. But in the town in Pennsylvania coal country that, for 50 years, has borne the name of the most celebrated Native American athlete ever, his birthday is still as
It's the slow season in modeling. In order to make some quick cash, Aleksej started working as a drug delivery boy. Apparently, that's a pretty popular part-time occupation among young male models living in New York.
Group interviews seem to be devised by a generation of managers who view The Hunger Games as a model for how to find employees. The competition and dishonest narcissism of a normal interview, amplified by all the people you're hoping to outshine to…
In late 2008, Mike Gogulski walked into the US embassy in Bratislava, Slovakia, and renounced his citizenship; later he burned his passport in defiance. He is, in all likelihood, the only person alive today to have successfully made himself stateless of h…
Aneta Bartos was born in Poland and moved to New York City to attend the School of Visual Arts. Since then, she's had a number of successful shows, like 2013's Boys, in which murky Polaroids of young men masturbating were exhibited in a shady midtown hote…
One balmy Wednesday last December, Jon Taffer stood in the dining room of Scoreboard 2, a dive in Norwalk, California. "I want to start by telling you I don't give a shit about these cameras!" he said. "Saving bars is my life."
In the last two months, Facebook has blocked me from posting. I wasn't banned for using racial epithets—anonymous administrators kicked me off the site because I said "faggot," even though I'm a well-documented faggot.
This weekend, Kim Kardashian will marry Kanye West at the most important wedding ceremony since Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn's nuptials in 1533. Who received coveted invitations to the event? We examine the odds.