James Rippingale

Iraqi cuisine

This Supper Club Might Change Your Mind About Iraq

“Culture, art, music, history, heritage—that’s not at the forefront of people’s mind when we hear the word ‘Iraq.’”
James Rippingale
2.21.17
Stuff

Shootings, Stabbings and Bomb Attacks: Meeting London's Major Trauma Team

I spent an evening with staff from London's Air Ambulance, the team tasked with treating the capital's most gravely wounded.
James Rippingale
1.27.16
Stuff

A Conversation with the 'World's Most Controversial Jew'

I spoke to Rabbi Shmuley Boteach about anal sex, Israel's controversial nation state bill and his former pupil, Michael Jackson.
James Rippingale
12.2.14
News

How to Beat David Cameron's Anti-Boozing Bracelets

If the Tories are re-elected next year, they're going to give judges the power to strap alcohol monitoring devices to people's ankles. Here's how the internet says you can beat the bracelets.
James Rippingale
11.19.14
News

This NGO Trains Giant Rats to Clear Mine Fields

They've already blitzed 8.8 million square metres of land in Mozambique.
James Rippingale
9.17.14
News

Are Moroccan Gangsters Being Paid to Beat Up Sub-Saharan Migrants?

Tensions are running high in Tangier.
James Rippingale
8.22.14
News

Syrian Refugees Are Being Held Indefinitely in a Spanish Exclave

They've built a tent city in one of Ceuta's main squares.
James Rippingale
7.22.14
Stuff

Look at the Ridiculous Shit the UK’s Billionaires Spend Their Cash On

Elite concierge companies like 'The Envy Group' can get an apartment for your dog.
James Rippingale
6.3.14
News

Sneaking Into Brighton’s New Homeless Shipping Container Ghetto

I found a bunch of expensive, rusting sardine cans with security problems.
James Rippingale
5.9.14
News

Russia Are Still Building Their 'Rural Berlin Wall' Through Georgia

The barbed wire fence is tearing villages and communities in two.
James Rippingale
2.27.14