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The Millennials Embracing a Life Without Sex

I'm a 29-year-old man who's voluntarily accepted celibacy. Hearing from other people who've made the same choice, what else unites us?
Jack Valentine
3 days ago
Zealandia

Intimate Portraits of Tonga's Deportees

"These guys, they’ve been through a lot in life, and I feel like it comes through in their faces."
James Borrowdale
4 days ago
Brexit

Has Brexit Ruined Democracy?

Making sense of the fact that every possible side of the Brexit debate is claiming to speak for 'democracy'.
Tom Whyman
5 days ago
Religion

This Guy Claims to Be the Reincarnation of L. Ron Hubbard

The 31-year-old has legally changed his name to Lafayette Ron Hubbard, but the official Church of Scientology isn't buying his story.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
2.8.19
Experiment

I Pretended to Be a Young Joseph Stalin On Tinder, and It Went Weirdly Well

Hot people seem to get away with anything on dating apps. But does that rule still apply when those people are dictators?
Paul Schwenn
1.31.19
crime

This Algorithm Helps Find Serial Killers But Australia Won't Use it

The founder of the 'Murder Accountability Project​' explains the cases he's cracked in the US, and why police laws prevent similar outcomes abroad.
Laura Roscioli
1.30.19
Drugs

I Cooked DMT in My Kitchen for Four Years

Willem produced tens of thousands of pounds worth of DMT from a makeshift lab in his house.
Eric Borghuis
1.30.19
Radio

This Conservative Talk Show Host Still Does the Radio Version of Blackface

'Walton and Johnson,' which has been on the air in the South for over 35 years, features stereotypical gay and black characters voiced by one of the white hosts.
Michael Patrick Welch
1.22.19
Culture

How Tattoos Saved These Indonesian Women from Sexual Slavery in World War II

A local marriage tradition in the island of Timor helped these women escape becoming comfort women during Japanese occupation.
Kathleen Malay
Rizky Rahad
1.11.19
Late Capitalism

The 2020 Presidential Race Will Put Capitalism's Evils on Full Display

Socialism is so hot right now, but Joe Biden is still popular. Get ready for a weird, wild ride.
Matt Taylor
1.9.19
Photos

Photos of the Land Where Dolly Parton Is Benefactor, Muse, and Queen

The country megastar's home county is full of hospitals, hotels, restaurants, and attractions funded by or inspired by Dolly.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
1.8.19
immigration

What Life Is Like in the Town Where Trump Is Actually Building His Wall

El Paso, Texas, has become a laboratory for the administration's immigration policy—much to the anger of many residents.
Justin Glawe
1.8.19
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