I Make Dildos Out of Insect Penises
Artist Joey Holder spent four years 3D-printing human-scale dildos of tiny insect penis templates. So we spoke to her about it.
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.
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.
Inside the Life-and-Death Hunts of a Mysterious Tribe of Hunter-Gatherers
Unlike the hostile reception an American missionary received from the remote Sentinelese people last year, Doug Bock Clark was brought along on spiritual whale hunts for a view inside a fading culture.
Meet the Unconventional Mafia Boss Who Inspired 'Godfather' Don Corleone
Just like the movie legend, Frank Costello survived assassination and tried to steer his family toward respectability after a brutal past.
What It's Like Taking Photos of the Ultra Wealthy from a Helicopter
We talked to aerial photographer Jeff Cully about bumpy helicopter rides and eccentric clients.
Homeshake's Peter Sagar Is a True Homebody
His live shows, like the one in Jakarta last week, are often sold out, but he'd rather stay home all the time if he could.
Mouly Surya Talks About Her Third Film 'Marlina: The Murderer in Four Acts'
We talked to the director of the first 'Satay Western' film in the world.
Joko Anwar Talks About Rebooting the Scariest Movie He's Ever Seen
The critically-acclaimed filmmaker looks back at the golden era of Indonesian movies.
How Hunger and Taste Have Secretly Defined the Course of Civilization
In his book Food Fights and Culture Wars, Tom Nealon posits questions like: "Did the advent of the dinner party spark the French Revolution?" and "Did lemonade cure the plague?"