Books

GPS

Satellites Are Quietly, Constantly Watching Us

In a few short decades, the movement and activities of large swaths of Earth's humans can be tracked at all times.
Ziya Tong
6.12.19
politics

This Philosopher Says We Should Replace Religion with Socialism

In a new book, Martin Hägglund argues that the only way to change our existence is to accept it will end.
Alex Norcia
3.22.19
climate change

Climate Change Is Such a Huge Threat We Don't Even Know How to Think About It

The good news, says author David Wallace-Wells, is that "civilization will endure." The bad news? Pretty much everything else.
Geoff Dembicki
3.13.19
prison

A Former New York Prison Guard Penned a Wild Account of an Escape

After feeling news reports got the story wrong, Charles A. Gardner wanted to tell his insider's tale.
Seth Ferranti
3.9.19
Money

Let’s Stop Taking Financial Advice from Boomers in 2019

‘Bad With Money’ author Gaby Dunn on the industries and lifestyles millennials supposedly killed in 2018.
Frederick Blichert
3.5.19
LGBTQ

The Controversial Chinese Gay Erotic Novel You Can Finally Read in English

In 1998, an anonymous writer began publishing installments of a gay erotic novel online—perhaps the first one ever published in China.
Hugh Ryan
2.2.19
Culture

This Photographer Spent Six Years Taking Portraits of Non-Binary Youth

Chloe Aftel's new book, ‘Outside & In Between,’ celebrates the genderqueer community.
Laura Pitcher
1.31.19
caves

The Secret Lives of People Obsessed with Going Deep Underground

There's urban exploring, and then there's the primordial obsession with going way below the Earth's surface.
Philip Eil
1.30.19
crime

A Drug Kingpin Ran His Empire from a Laptop, Then Snitched on His Own Assassins

Pain pills in the US. Meth from North Korea. Shipments of gold. Yachts full of cocaine. Contract killings. They all added up to a witness for the feds.
Seth Ferranti
1.27.19
Work

I Self-Published My Memoir and I Have No Regrets

Self-publishing my book didn't just make me money. It was also a great way to build my platform as a writer.
Seamus Kirst
1.24.19
Culture

All the Books You Need to Read Before They Become Movies and TV Shows In 2019

With Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of James Baldwin classic 'If Beale Street Could Talk' about to hit cinemas, we round up every other book you need to read to get ahead of the curve.
Christina Newland
1.24.19
Books

My Boner-Killing Quest to Find the Worst Erotica on Amazon

From shapeshifting horse sex to Christian spanking fantasies—there's some unsexy sex out there.
Zachary Shucklin
1.22.19
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