We Visited Indonesia’s Giant Community-Destroying Oil Spill
Ordinary citizens worry about how to survive a disaster caused by Indonesia’s largest oil company.
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In 2003, a Farmer Killed Himself to Protest Globalization. Little Has Changed
For years, farmers have said free trade policies have harmed them. Will the world finally start listening?
Sex Workers Make Great Therapists – But They're Locked Out of the Job
People in sex work say that the two roles have huge amounts of overlap, but they're shunned by the therapy profession.
How Musicians Re-Adjust to Public Life After Time in Prison
The headlines pass, and critics move on, but artists like Blackpool grime's Afghan Dan have to navigate life anew in the public eye.
The Remarkable Return of the Burner Phone
Some of us are ditching smartphones in favour of more basic choices, as though we're back in the early 2000s. But why?
Porn Doesn't Suffer from a 'Piracy Problem', It Actively Relies Upon It
Free sites like PornHub and YouPorn depend entirely on content stolen from performers and sex workers. But can anything be done about it?
I'm a Celebrity... Get Me on YouTube!
Over the past 20 or so months, some of the biggest stars in the world have turned to something people do to get famous in the first place: vlogging.
Your Beauty Habit Is Destroying the Environment
These makeup artists and influencers want the cosmetics industry to start changing before we're buried in tonnes of plastic.
The Story of the Very First Thing Securely Sold on the Internet
25 years ago, a college kid named Dan Kohn had the novel idea to let people buy things online. The first thing he ever sold was a Sting solo album.
How a Group Of Gamers Tracked Down a Quadruple Murder Suspect
When one of their friends said he killed three people and was about to kill another, the members of a gaming forum sprung into action. But they were faced with a terrible situation—the clock was ticking and they had no idea where the alleged killer was.
I Asked Stifler's Mom to Fix My Sex Life
I asked Jennifer Coolidge off 'American Pie' for dating advice, but she says I’m already perfect and all my misfortunes can be blamed on men.
The Unstoppable Rise of YouTube's Child Make-Up Artists
A generation of kids are racking up huge follower counts and making big money with their beauty videos – and infuriating older MUAs in the process.