Hostel Managers Tell Us Their Worst Backpacker Stories
"He crapped himself while crawling up the stairs, then slid over in it, then picked it up and carried it back to his room."
Photos of Fake Towns Around the World, Built Only as Props
Some were built as film sets, others constructed as propaganda. But all are people-free and serving some purpose that isn't about housing.
Photos of Japan's Office Workers During Their 60-Hour Weeks
Sleeping on the street is socially acceptable in Japan, where nightly overtime is normal.
How the World's Prisons Look From Within
Photographer Jan Banning takes us into the prisons of Uganda, France, the US and Colombia.
Is it Ethical to Make Your Dog Vegan?
Short answer: sort of.
A Woman Who Overdosed on Paracetamol Describes the Pain
Paracetamol overdose is the leading cause of liver failure in the western world... and it's excruciating.
Here Are Some Gross Emails Climate Scientists Have Got From Deniers
"How come know 1 has beat the livin piss out of you yet?"
People Explain What They Thought of the Movies Based on Their Lives
"The producers basically just took a part of my life story, did whatever they wanted, and it was like: to hell with you."
There's a $100K Reward Going for People Who Prove They're Psychic
According to the prize's organiser no one has come close to winning in 39 years.
How a US Spy Base Turned Alice Springs Into an LGBTIQ Paradise
It's now home to the largest queer community in regional Australia.
10 Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask
10 Questions for a Woman Who Remembers Every Moment of Her Life
"My first memory is being in a dark place, with a reddish sort of light and my head between my legs."
Here Are the Remnants of a 20th Century Human Zoo
Jardin d’Agronomie Tropicale stands as an eerie reminder of Europe's dark colonial past.