How Terrorists Slip Beheading Videos Past YouTube’s Censors
Other jihadi propaganda on the video-sharing platform may be visually more low-key, but are just as insidious in their own ways.
Poet Ashraf Fayadh Is Appealing the Death Sentence Handed Down by a Saudi Court
Ashraf Fayadh friends and family say that the poet—who is accused of apostasy and writing love poems that were allegedly anti-Islamic—is formally fighting his sentence.
Saudi Arabia’s Art Scene Is Horrified by the Death Sentence Given to Poet Ashraf Fayadh
News of his upcoming execution has made international headlines, but the harsh court ruling just underscores how hard it is to be an artist in Saudi Arabia.
Run the Gauntlet Is the Most Disgusting Challenge on the Internet
Warning: This article is about a video site that many people would find grotesque.
9,000 Years Ago, Someone Chopped Off This Person's Head and Hands
It's the oldest evidence of ritual decapitation in Brazil.
What Going to School with Jihadi John Taught Me About Radicalization
White, middle class teachers aren't the right people to quell extremism.
The Islamic State’s War on Magic
Earlier this month, a street performer known as "Sorcerer" was beheaded by militants. Why are these extremists so angry at sleight-of-hand artists?
Has the United States Run Out of Ways to Make the Death Penalty More Humane?
As lethal injection drugs become harder to get, lawmakers are struggling to come up with humane alternatives for death row inmates.
Here Be Dragons
College Kids Behead People Too
When Isaiah Marin, a Christian student in Oklahoma, got pissed off with his goth friend Jacob Crockett recently, he brought a machete to a card game and attempted to hack his head off.
Stupid People Are Still Confusing ISIS with Tons of Other ISISes
Unbelievably, despite all the attention and award-winning documentaries, some people are still really confused about what ISIS is.
Why Did a Long Island Man Cut Off His Mom's Head?
What drives a 35-year-old to decapitate his own mother and then jump in front of an oncoming train?
Australian Police Stopped a Public Beheading Plot Allegedly Linked to the Islamic State
And more bad news from around the world.