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crime
crime

An Expert Explains Why Some Women Murder Their Children

"The vast majority were very remorseful, and were trying to cope with it in whichever way they could."
Rebecca Kamm
2 days ago
travel
travel

This City of Oil Rigs Is Collapsing Into the Caspian Sea

"Oil Rocks" is a Soviet-era Atlantis, built from 300 kilometres of rusting bridges.
Julian Morgans
2.12.18
Inside Outsider
Inside Outsider

The Secret S&M Subculture in Australia's Prisons

There's one joint that's especially famous for it. We asked four of its inmates what really goes on.
Mahmood Fazal
2.8.18
family
family

Selling MDMA for My Dad Made Us Close, Then Tore Us Apart

It all sounded safe coming from him, a man with a pair of tongs delicately handling sautéed tofu.
Sarah Bird
2.6.18
High Season
High Season

Rainbow Serpent Showed Sniffer Dogs Can't Keep Drugs Out of Music Festivals

"I was just hoping our car didn’t get searched... I was just going to down my stash if they did."
Nevena Spirovska
2.2.18
politics
politics

The Melbourne Teen Who Campaigned for Trump Feels Let Down

17-year-old Edward Bourke thinks the US president has gone too far "left."
Julian Morgans
2.1.18
movies
movies

We Asked Margot Robbie About Her Greatest Role: Donna From 'Neighbours'

We sent our Donna Freedman-obsessed intern to meet Robbie on the day of her Best Actress Oscar nomination for "I, Tonya."
Liam Armstrong
2.1.18
crime
crime

How Cops Botch Serial Killer Investigations

We spoke to an investigator about police bias when marginalised people go missing.
Manisha Krishnan
1.29.18
private members’ club
private members’ club

Inside the Private Men's Club Where Women Can Only Speak When Spoken To

At Munich's Contenance Club, extravagance is key, and an annual membership costs up to about $1.3 million.
Christina Hertel
1.25.18
cults
cults

How a Brisbane Artist Became a Priest for a UFO Pleasure Cult

Luke Roberts is a Raelian: "the only religion with female, gay, and transgender priests."
Julian Morgans
1.19.18
cryptocurrency
cryptocurrency

Wall Street Meets Pepe: Cryptocurrency Is a Bro’s World

Bitcoin was meant to challenge the financial establishment. So why is it such a boys' club?
Katherine Gillespie
1.17.18
family
family

Why I Followed My Mum Into Sex Work

She laughs at my anecdotes and evaluates my outfits, but she's also sensitive to the profession's drawbacks.
Romy Durrant
1.16.18