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How the British Army Cooperated with the Murderous Guatemalan Regime During its Bloody Civil War

Murder in the jungle.
Phil Miller
6.1.16
Health
Health

The Unhealthy Truth Behind 'Wellness' and 'Clean Eating'

My eating disorder had once looked very different, and then I found wellness—but I was not well.
Ruby Tandoh
5.14.16
The Skammerz Ishu
The Skammerz Ishu

Guilt-Tripping

In 2010, a friend of mine started a travel magazine and asked if she could publish an article I had written about a Kashmiri tailor, during a month I spent living on a houseboat in Kashmir.
Amie Barrodale
12.17.13
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue

How a Group of New Zealander Bikers Planned a Road Trip Across Korea’s DMZ

For the past decade, New Zealanders Joanne and Gareth Morgan have been living the semiretired lifestyle of their dreams, traveling around the world on motorcycles alongside a few of their closest friends.
Tim Pool
11.25.13
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue

Unaccompanied Miners - Bolivia's Cerro Rico Mine

Jackson and I were on a mission to find child miners. Jackson was nervous, with good reason—sixty kids died from cave-ins and other accidents in the Cerro Rico in 2008 alone. In a country as poor as Bolivia, just because tourists—or children—are...
Wes Enzinna
11.18.13
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue

The Act of Puking

Vomiting makes some people feel so good that they’ve devoted their lives to studying it. Their ultimate goal is to answer the questions: Why do people blow their grits, and what are we to do about it? The answers are more complicated than one might...
Benjamin Shapiro
11.12.13