Eleven People Told Us Their Heartbreaking Dreams of Dead Loved Ones
These stories will haunt you.
Ten People Told Us Their Most Intense Erotic Dreams
"I once had sex with a crescent moon – with the bottom tip of the crescent. I wasn’t sure it was a good idea, but I did it anyway."
Nine People Told Us Their Absolute Worst Nightmares
"I won’t get into details, but it becomes a hostage situation. I’ve had that dream for many years, and then it’s realised every night on television." – Conan O'Brien
War on Drugs
The Filipino Drug War Is Flooding This Funeral Home with Bodies
People are jockeying for fresh corpses in the brutal vigilante campaign launched by the strongman Donald Trump just invited to the White House.
Horrifying Nightmares from Around the World
In waking life, we dedicate one day a year to the celebration of the macabre. In our dreams, however, every night is Halloween.
Japan's Biggest Metal Band Features Two Underaged Girls and a Bearded, Cross-Dressing Singer
Ladybaby combines the furious intensity of screamo metal with the saccharine sweetness of J-pop. Despite forming in May, the trio has become an online sensation and just embarked on an international tour.
India's 'Third Gender' Is Marginalised and Sanctified
The same gender ambiguity that makes trans Indians social pariahs also grants them a holy status among some Hindus.
The Rise and Fall of Eastern Ukraine's All-Pagan Battalion
The group fought against the Ukrainian Army until their commander was thrown in jail in November by the Donetsk People's Republic, the Russian-aligned government he was fighting alongside.
Love on the Battlefield of Eastern Ukraine
Ruslan and Oxana met first as soldiers in the same unit, when both joined the Donetsk People's Republic military at the beginning of the region's violent secession from Ukraine.
This Scrapyard Contains the World’s Second-Largest Air Force
A tour of "the Boneyard," where old planes sit baking in the Arizona desert heat, waiting to be recycled or transported to US allies.
Talking to Self-Proclaimed UFO Witnesses and Abductees in Arizona
"My first experience was in 1952, when I was four years old. I sensed something was in my room. I sat up in my bed. There was this skinny creature with this bizarre bulbous head."
The Off the Deep End Issue
Fighting for Facial Scars in Germany’s Secret Fencing Frats
The secret duels, conducted by a small number of university fraternities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, are all that remain of a once widespread practice called Mensur.