Haunting Photos Depict the Hardships of Global Labor
The 'Labor & Materials' multimedia exhibition incriminates our growing reliance on computers and technology.
taking out the trash
Hong Kong Has Nearly Run Out of Space for Its Garbage
What happens then?
Trump's Plans for Fossil Fuels Will Shrink the Economy
Economies need energy to function, and we're running out.
An Ode to the Digital Download, and Its Impending Death
What happens when the future dies before it’s happened?
The Bigger the Wine Glass, the More You Drink
A team at the University of Cambridge played some very subtle tricks on pub patrons—and found that drinking out of large receptacles leads to a significant increase in alcohol sales.
This Washington County Is Spending More Money on Weed than on Basic Groceries
Spokane County, Washington is buying a lot of weed. So much so that the sale of marijuana in that county is outpacing the sale of dietary staples that are considered to be the very staff of life: bread and milk.
Mexico's Sugary Drink Tax Is Killing Soda Sales
In Mexico, a nation facing a growing obesity crisis, the freedom to eat and drink untaxed sugar was recently taken away, but it may be for the better.
Inside a Cambodian Restaurant Specializing in Dog Meat
Restaurant 999 specializes in three canine classics: Coconut dog curry, dog meat sour soup with red ants, and flame-grilled dog.
Matt Blomberg and Sek Odom
Shopping Won't Make You Happy
One hundred thirty-five million Americans are expected to hit stores during the long Black Friday weekend. Despite what we've been made to believe, happiness will not be available for purchase.
[Exclusive] A Trained Boxer Challenges Viewers in an Art Gallery
It's hard to look at art with an Olympic fighter burning holes in the back of your head.
This Woman Produces No Trash
And, with hours left to go, her Kickstarter campaign for natural laundry detergent has earned over $30,000. Is she onto something?
Here's Where to Find a Full-Body Moist Towelette
Object Solutions is science fiction product design every bit as depressing as a good dystopia.