They told us that there's no reason to lose your shit about the prospect of terrorists getting "nukes" on the black market. But it would be possible for them to acquire some kinds of radioactive material.
Economist Robert Neuwirth says that what's sometimes called the "black market" accounts for trillions of dollars that circulate back into the economy.
In Cuba, I'm assured by locals, it is a greater crime to slaughter a cow than it is to slaughter a person. Why is beef so precious to this country's communist dictatorship?
They're cheap, they're legal and they're easy to get hold of. But how dangerous are drugs like Valium, Xanax and Tramadol?
Nothing's better than watching two birds claw each other to death.
“You must only use a small amount, otherwise you can become albino.”
One bite will liquefy your insides.
Business is booming.
You can't buy tigers or reenact the lyrics of Katy Perry songs in real life.
The first thing you notice about Sierra Leone is that everything swarms you: the heat, the beggars, the officials (who are basically beggars with titles), and the particulate filth that comes in a country where they dispose of their trash by burning it...
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!
It cost $7,000 to buy the actual kidney, $1,000 to fly round-trip to Cape Town, South Africa, where the operation could be done legally, and $1,200 to fly the Brazilian bricklayer whose kidney is now inside me to Cape Town from São Paulo.