Beliefs Get Weirder, Darker, More Industrial on New Album 'Habitat'

On the Toronto group's third record they survey the damage that condos cause to the local art scene


Six People Have Come Forward to Back Up a Trump Sex Assault Claim

If Trump's accusers are just part of a vast conspiracy to smear him—as he claims—then all these people must be in on it, too.


What It's Like Being a Reverend in the Church of Satan

Satanism is basically atheism but with a pinch of devil worship. We asked a satanic reverend to explain why it's more than just teenage angst.


This Santa Claus Browser Plugin Stops Curious Kids from Learning the Truth

Keep Believing in Santa blocks search results and posts revealing the truth about Saint Nick.


PREMIERE: Beliefs Are That Cool Shoegaze Band You Recorded Late at Night in "1992"

Who says online communication isn't real when communication is a lie to begin with?


If We Knew What Caused Autism, Would Anti-Vaxxers Finally Stop Blaming Vaccines?

The autism/vaccine idea reared its head during this week's GOP debate. What will it take to put this idea to bed?


Into the Freezone: Practicing Scientology Outside of the Church

They believe in L. Ron Hubbard's teachings and dianetics. They just don't believe in the Church itself.


Things You Learn When You Break Up with God

Leaving a religion is like a breakup, a death, and a midlife crisis all at once, except your drinking buddies don't drink because they're religious, and your other friends don't exist.


The Pop Culture Pagans Who Draw Power from Tumblr

A new generation is taking on Doctor Who, Buffy, Steven Universe, and other pop culture figures to create a contemporary brand of spirituality.


A Muslim's Guide to Anal Hygiene

Allow me to clear a few things up about the use of the lota, the pot filled with water that Muslims traditionally use to keep themselves clean.


Scientists May Have Found the Greatest Evidence of a 'Gay Gene' Yet

A new study may help erode the notion that sexual orientation is a choice—if the homophobic fanatics around the world take it seriously, that is.


Trap Keeper

In this comic, Panayiotis Terzis draws an age of brutality and beauty. The pleasure comes out of the pain, and the pain comes out of the pleasure.