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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This Photographer Spent Six Years Taking Portraits of Non-Binary Youth
Chloe Aftel's new book, ‘Outside & In Between,’ celebrates the genderqueer community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.