Bodies

food news

Restaurant Temporarily Closed After Decomposing Body Leaked Through Its Ceiling

A worker from Siam Corner Thai Kitchen told an officer that there was a strong smell in the kitchen and a red liquid was leaking through the ceiling.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.11.19
Life

Making an Appearance at a Conference for Ugly People

At the first annual Ugly Conference, attendees aren't trying to "reclaim" anything. They're just trying to be seen as they are.
Rebecca Brill
4.17.19
Broadly

I Turned My Own Jawbone Into Earrings

I wanted to make a part of myself into something wonderful.
merritt k
7.10.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

My Avatar, My Self: How Video Games Gave Me Ownership Over My Body

As a trans kid unable to wear what I wanted, to look how I wanted, to be seen by others as I saw myself, the avatars I designed reflected more of me than any mirror ever could.
Diana Tourjée
6.20.18
Broadly

My Avatar, My Self: How Video Games Gave Me Ownership Over My Body

As a trans kid unable to wear what I wanted, to look how I wanted, to be seen by others as I saw myself, the avatars I designed reflected more of me than any mirror ever could.
Diana Tourjée
6.18.18
Premieres

Strange Relations' New Album Is a Collection of Self-Proclaimed "Diary Rock"

Drummer/vocalist Casey Sowa explains how a Karen O quote and the human body informed 'Editorial You,' streaming here.
Zachary Lipez
9.6.17
sculpture

These Eerily Lifelike Sculptures Probe Death, Pain, and the Grotesque

"People think there’s one way the body can be, and anything that deviates from that is grotesque," says artist Ivana Bašić.
Beckett Mufson
6.20.17
Body Language

In Every Murder, There Are Thousands of Tiny Witnesses

Insects have helped forensic scientists solve crimes for hundreds of years.
Shayla Love
5.26.17
painting

Honest Nude Paintings Contemplate the Complexities of Flesh

Chuck Miller's elegant paintings transform the naked form into pure, formal compositions.
Andrew Nunes
5.18.17
Art

This Woman Just Figured Out How to Control Sperm with Her Brain

Transdisciplinary artist Ani Liu spoke to us about her project as commentary on the state of reproductive rights today.
Tiffany Hu
5.12.17
Food

The Strange History of the Extremely Low-Carb Diet Fad

The "keto diet" was created to treat patients with epilepsy and diabetes. Individuals on the version of the diet that's become popular today say it helps to burn fat and also makes their poop float.
Bethy Squires
5.11.17
light art

A Feminist Light Artist Forges Neon Nudes

Romily Alice used to play in a grunge band. Now she's reclaiming neon signs as a beacon of feminine beauty.
Catherine Chapman
5.6.17
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