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YouTube

The Lonely Life of a Professional YouTuber

You might have a million subscribers online, but the trade-off is spending most of your time alone, in front of a computer – as WillNE knows all too well.
Joe Zadeh
3 days ago
crime
crime

Inside the Repulsive World of 'Hurtcore', the Worst Crimes Imaginable

Today, Matthew Falder – Cambridge academic and producer of "hurtcore" materials – was jailed for 32 years.
Max Daly
2.19.18
Drugs
Drugs

The Salon Owner Who Lived a Double Life as a Cocaine Boss

The story of Leanne Duffin, who used her beauty salon to mask a lucrative coke and weed dealing ring.
Emily Goddard
2.19.18
crime
crime

How Drugs, Guns and Dark Money Move Around the Globe

We talked to the guy behind 'McMafia' about how organized crime groups work in 2018.
Mack Lamoureux
2.16.18
climate change
climate change

The Woman Going After Big Energy for the Typhoon That Killed Her Family

Can polluters be held legally responsible for the damage wrought by climate change? We may find out soon.
Geoff Dembicki
2.14.18
Native American
Native American

Inside the Native American Foster Care Crisis Tearing Families Apart

A shortage of Native foster families has led to pain, lawsuits and echoes of a painful history.
Debra Utacia Krol
2.9.18
sexcam
sexcam

Inside Romania's Booming Sexcam Business

When you throw poverty, an abundance of underemployed English-speaking women and exceptionally high-speed internet together, you end with Europe's biggest sexcam industry.
Ștefania Matache
2.5.18
crime
crime

How Cops Botch Serial Killer Investigations

We spoke to an investigator about police bias when marginalised people go missing.
Manisha Krishnan
1.30.18
Drugs
Drugs

This Billionaire-Backed App Is Being Used to Buy and Sell Drugs

An encrypted messaging service used by politicians and business execs is the new favoured tool of dark net drug dealers.
James Nolan
1.29.18
private members’ club
private members’ club

A Tour of the Controversial Club for Super-Rich Men, Where Women Can't Talk

At Munich's Contenance Club, women don't speak unless spoken to, and an annual membership costs up to €1 million.
Christina Hertel
1.24.18
crime
crime

Rotterdam Police Will Stop and Question People for Wearing Designer Clothing

If you can't prove your outfit's rightfully yours, they can confiscate it. We spoke to young people in the city about the new measures meant to deter criminals, and the risk of racial profiling.
Victor van Drielen
1.18.18
partying
partying

Partying With Sumo Wrestlers Almost Killed Me

Now I’ve done a lot of stupid shit in my life. But squaring off with world champion Sumo wrestlers in the parking lot of a Russian hotel is among the stupidest.
Robin Black
1.17.18