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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
lifestyle

Western Australia Is Lonely Planet’s Best Place to Visit in the Asia Pacific

Other top contenders include New Zealand, Japan, and Fiji.
Meera Navlakha
7.8.19
lifestyle

We Asked Leaf Blower Guys if They Know How Annoying They Are

"Nah I don’t think I’m annoying at all."
Joe Patterson
7.1.19
lifestyle

Man with 'I Love Ket' Bumper Sticker Caught with Ketamine

As well as 300 ecstasy pills.
Ewout Lowie
7.1.19
lifestyle

Depressed People See the World More Realistically

And happy people just might be slightly delusional.
Stephanie Bucklin
6.26.19
Sex

How Many Oysters Does it Take to Get Horny: An Investigation

Turns out if I ate over a certain amount, I got very, very horny.
Laura Roscioli
6.25.19
tech

This Smartphone Airbag Automatically Protects Your Phone When You Drop It

The design was a thesis project for a German engineering student.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.25.19
Culture

'Subtle Asian Traits' Holds Up a Mirror to Asian Australians Like Me

A Facebook page doesn't get 1.4 million followers in 10 months for nothing.
Naeun Kim
6.20.19
Health

An Open Letter to the Person Who Gave Me HIV

Every time I tell someone I’m positive, I think of you. Not in anger, or resentment, but of the things about you that make me smile.
Beau Newham
6.18.19
lifestyle

An Afternoon of Rich People, Celebrities, and Super-Yachts at the London Boat Show

Scenes from an event so posh that the dude who played the Earl of Grantham on "Downton Abbey" was posing for pictures by wrapping himself in a British flag.
Simon Childs
6.4.19
lifestyle

The Sleaze and Danger of Working 88 Days on an Australian Farm

Backpackers share their stories of sexual harassment and isolation in the pursuit of second-year 417 working visas.
Claire Hubble
6.4.19
lifestyle

Menthol Cigarettes Could Be Even Worse Than Regular Cigarettes

They make inhaling more comfortable and are often marketed to younger, newer smokers.
Jessica Migala
4.27.19
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