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The Battlefield Subreddit Has Banned Complaining About 'Historical Accuracy'

“We're done, its over. New rule: No more bitching about historical accuracy, it's a game, not a history book. Violations will have consequences.”
Matthew Gault
3 days ago
history
history

If You Think You're a Decadent Fuck, Try Feasting Like a 19th-Century Parisian

A feast might include 25 hors d’oeuvres, 15 roasts, and 28 different types of fish, all washed down with 8 bottles of wine. Per person.
Emily Monaco
5.29.18
death
death

Earth's Supposed Oldest Living Person Has Hated Every Day of Her Life

Koku Istambulova says she's 128 years old and considers her longevity a punishment from God.
Nicole Clark
5.17.18
FOOD
FOOD

When Owning a Pineapple Meant You’d Made It

The tropical fruit has a weird history.
Rebecca Kamm
5.2.18
Full Moon Parties
Full Moon Parties

Shrooms, Raves, and Murder: How Thailand's Full Moon Parties Turned Violent

What started out as intimate hippy beach gatherings transformed into infamous all-night drug-fueled parties.
Robyn Wilson
4.17.18
The Dystopia and Utopia Issue
The Dystopia and Utopia Issue

Failed 'Utopias' Throughout History

An illustrated account of both evil and righteous attempts to create a "perfect" society. They were all fantastically unsuccessful.
Oscar Rickett
4.9.18
Canada
Canada

'Island of Death': Canada's Forgotten Racist Leper Colony

"It's almost like a person's worst nightmare, really – just to be left to die."
Mack Lamoureux
3.22.18
WELL, THANK U
WELL, THANK U

Inside the Lasting Legacy of Tapeworm Diets

What's up with our ongoing cultural fascination with consuming parasites for weight loss?
Ingrid Kesa
3.19.18
history
history

Why the PDF Is Secretly the World's Most Important File Format

The story of the PDF, the file format that’s become one of the internet’s defining information tools. It’ll be with us after we’re long gone.
Ernie Smith
3.7.18
hair
hair

Hair Is The Most Powerful Body Language We’ve Mastered

A look at how the human scalp is the perfect canvas for rebellion, experimentation, and communication.
Hayley Morgan
3.4.18
history
history

Life Inside Victoria's 19th-Century 'Lunatic' Asylums

"It would not have been a particularly enjoyable place to find yourself."
Rebecca Kamm
2.28.18
Meat and Greet
Meat and Greet

Inside the World of the 'Bitcoin Carnivores'

Why a small community of Bitcoin users is eating meat exclusively.
Jordan Pearson
2.4.18