We Spoke to the Woman Who Built a Massive Sculpture in Honour of Fried Chicken
Could this be KFC’s number one fan?
What Sun Ra's Poetry Can Teach Us About Afrofuturism
"What I would like to see is a scholarly edition of his poems," says the author of a new book on Sun Ra. "I think they're worthy of that treatment..."
What Makes Gainesville So Punk?
A new book explores the sleepy uni town that incubated talents like Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! and Chuck Ragan of Hot Water Music.
This Photographer Is Documenting Britain’s Hidden Caribbean Food History
Riaz Phillips has spent the last year spent travelling around England, armed with a notepad and a camera, visiting Caribbean bakeries, takeaways, and cafes to document the food and people behind them.
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Why Bee-Friendly Cities Are the Key to World Food Security
According to community ecologist Dr. Mick Hanley, “biodiversity needs to be incorporated into urban planning in a much more strategic way than has been done so far.”
How One Guy Managed to Con the Entire Wine Industry Out of Millions
We spoke to the co-director of Sour Grapes, a new documentary about Rudy Kurniawan, the conman who duped the wine world with his fake bottles.
This Film Is the Last Interview with the Guy Who Taught Us How to Make Drugs at Home
William Powell's 'The Anarchist Cookbook' offers instructions for making homemade bombs, drugs, and phreaking devices. The new documentary 'American Anarchist' confronts the author just before his death with the controversial legacy of his book.
Want to Make More Money? Get Better at Memorising Basic Facts
According to a new book, there's a correlation between how knowledgeable you are and your income and happiness.
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We Asked Some Landlords to Review Giggs' New Album 'Landlord'
Do the landlords of South London relate to the savage bars of Giggs' new record 'Landlord'?
How Black Co-Ops Can Fight Institutional Racism
We talked with Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard, an expert on cooperative economics, about the ways that blacks can join together through a capitalistic enterprise and create social change.
I Asked Academia's Most Vocal Critic Why Uni Is a Waste
"There was a time when if you graduated from university you'd actually be an educated person. That isn't necessarily true anymore."
New York City's Surprising Role Funding Slavery and Profiting Off the Civil War
We spoke to author John Strausbaugh about his new book, which details how "New York was arguably the most pro-South, pro-slavery city in the North," during the Civil War.