Features

Remembering Things

The Story of the Very First Thing Securely Sold on the Internet

25 years ago, a college kid named Dan Kohn had the novel idea to let people buy things online. The first thing he ever sold was a Sting solo album.
Rob Arcand
2 days ago
environment-people

Church Rock, America’s Forgotten Nuclear Disaster, Is Still Poisoning Navajo Lands 40 Years Later

Residents say they've been ignored even as they struggle with contaminated water and worry about having children.
Samuel Gilbert
4 days ago
PROFILES

Rick Ross Has No Plans to Step Down as Hip-Hop's Boss

Upon the release of his highly anticipated album 'Port of Miami 2,' the Miami veteran reflects on the decade he's spent running rap.
Gary Suarez
8.9.19
crime

How a Group Of Gamers Tracked Down a Quadruple Murder Suspect

When one of their friends said he killed three people and was about to kill another, the members of a gaming forum sprung into action. But they were faced with a terrible situation—the clock was ticking and they had no idea where the alleged killer was.
Mack Lamoureux
8.5.19
Interviews

I Asked Stifler's Mom to Fix My Sex Life

I asked Jennifer Coolidge off 'American Pie' for dating advice, but she says I’m already perfect and all my misfortunes can be blamed on men.
Emma Garland
8.2.19
Features

The Terrifying True Story of How 'The Blair Witch Project' Was Made

On its 20th anniversary, we talk to the filmmakers and actors behind the phenomenon that inspired the DIY horror genre.
Tatiana Tenreyro
7.17.19
YouTube

The Unstoppable Rise of YouTube's Child Make-Up Artists

A generation of kids are racking up huge follower counts and making big money with their beauty videos – and infuriating older MUAs in the process.
Kamila Rymajdo
7.17.19
Conspiracies

People Tell Us How QAnon Destroyed Their Relationships

We spoke to people who told us how the QAnon conspiracy theory ruined their marriage, turned their parents into completely different people, and otherwise made their lives miserable.
Mack Lamoureux
7.12.19
climate change

'Climate Despair' Is Making People Give Up on Life

"It's super painful to be a human being right now at this point in history."
Mike Pearl
7.12.19
Culture

How a Volunteer Firefighter Became a Serial Arsonist

David isn't sure how many wildfires he lit around Australia's southern coast—but he's very clear on what made him do it.
Julian Morgans
7.9.19
Interviews

Lupe Fiasco's New Documentary Series Explores His History in Martial Arts

In the new web show 'Beat N' Path,' the rapper opens up about his lifelong fascination with the form and travels through China to learn more.
Imran Hafiz
7.3.19
tv

We Spoke to Reality TV Stars About Having Sex On TV

Former contestants of 'Big Brother', 'The Valleys' and 'Love Island' talk about the experience and double standards of "doing bits" on camera.
Annie Lord
6.22.19
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