Why I Decided to Do a Social Media Fast This Ramadan
It seriously changes your perspective on things.
Six Muslims Explain Why They No Longer Fast During Ramadan
"I stopped fasting because the day just won’t end."
Zeyad Masroor Khan
Young Muslims Talk About Cheating on Ramadan
"We ended up dipping back to her place to watch movies. The devil really looked after me that day."
Like Many Young Muslims, I Fake Fasting During Ramadan
Yes, I had a huge lunch, but my Muslim family believes I’m just as hungry as they are.
I Gave Up Meat, Booze, Drugs, Gluten, Dairy, Sugar, and Orgasms
I cut every vice from my life for a month to try and become a better person. I wouldn't recommend it.
How to Talk to Muslims During Ramadan
How to not act a fool around your Muslim colleagues and friends during the most important month of their year.
I Tried to Become a Better Person in Seven Days
My approach was simple: try one new mind-body challenge every day for a week. Like any worthy experiment it involved dumpsters, bleach, shame, swordfighting, and diarrhea.
Fasting Muslims Told Us What It's Like to Work with Food During Ramadan
As you'd imagine it can be pretty shitty, especially when the fast is about 17 hours long during summer.
Is the Man Fasting for 55 Days over the Armenian Genocide Risking His Life?
Even though California resident Agasi Vartanyan is experienced at hunger striking and doctors are keeping tabs on him, there's some danger in going almost two months without food.
One of Our Writers Went on an All-Alcohol Diet for a Week
An all-alcohol diet that satisfies all of your daily nutritional needs is possible, but it's not fun to do and will make you shit blood. You won't even lose weight. So, don't do it.
Eating Is Bad for Your Soul
Jainism is a religion with some of the most extreme dietary restrictions in the world: no animals, dairy, root vegetables, honey, booze, etc. But the ritual of santhara—a religious vow of voluntary fasting by death—is one of the most controversial...
This Woman Is Living on Water, Tea, and Light for 100 Days
Naveena Shine, a 65-year-old British transplant to the Pacific Northwest, is in the middle of an experiment to see what happens if she doesn't eat anything for a long, long time. Others have died attempting similar spiritual undertakings, but Naveena...