Laura Woods

Culture

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."
Laura Woods
7.11.19
Photos

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.
Laura Woods
5.8.19
Photography

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.
Laura Woods
4.9.19
Photography

How the World's Prisons Look From Within

Photographer Jan Banning takes us into the prisons of Uganda, France, the US and Colombia.
Laura Woods
3.13.19
pets

Is it Ethical to Make Your Dog Vegan?

Short answer: sort of.
Laura Woods
3.1.19
Health

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.
Laura Woods
2.20.19
Environmentalism

Here Are Some Gross Emails Climate Scientists Have Got From Deniers

"How come know 1 has beat the livin piss out of you yet?"
Laura Woods
2.15.19
movies

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."
Laura Woods
2.13.19
Paranormal

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.
Laura Woods
1.22.19
Australiana

How a US Spy Base Turned Alice Springs Into an LGBTIQ Paradise

It's now home to the largest queer community in regional Australia.
Julian Morgans
Rhi Holmes
Laura Woods
1.10.19
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."
Laura Woods
1.1.19
Abandoned

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.
Laura Woods
12.26.18
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