Coronavirus Just Crossed a Grim Global Milestone: 1 Million Cases
The new coronavirus, which erupted four months ago in Wuhan, China, has ground vast swathes of the global economy to a halt and claimed over 51,000 lives.
Everest is Melting, Revealing Tons of Garbage and Human Bodies
“The world’s highest garbage dump” is throwing up trash and corpses that lay buried for decades as commercial mountaineering meets climate change.
Eating Meat Might Kill Me
I keep eating meat because the danger has heightened the pleasure factor, like bareback sex, mainlining heroin, base jumping, or motorcycling sans helmet even though it might kill me.
This Restaurant Wants You to Dine with the Dead
Inside a dimly lit restaurant situated near the Sidi Saiyad mosque in the Indian city of Ahmedabad, it is hard to escape a glaring fact: the tables and booths are arranged around large, casket-like tombs. At New Lucky, the customers are dining with the...
Death of Iranian Ex-president Rafsanjani Deals Blow to Nation’s Moderates
Former Iranian President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died at the age of 82 on Sunday, leaving the country’s moderates without an important and longstanding voice.