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ramadan

Why I Decided to Do a Social Media Fast This Ramadan

It seriously changed my perspective on things.
Harits Paramasatya
6.7.18
Islam

Young Muslims Talk About the First Time They Cheated on Ramadan

"We ended up dipping back to her place to watch movies. The devil really looked after me that day."
Mahmood Fazal
5.18.18
Religion

Like Many Young Muslims, I Fake Fasting During Ramadan

Yes, I had a huge lunch, but my Muslim family believes I’m just as hungry as they are.
Abe Love
5.15.18
Health

I Gave Up Meat, Booze, Drugs, Gluten, Dairy, Sugar, and Orgasms

I cut every vice from my life for a month to try and become a better person. I wouldn't recommend it.
Justin Caffier
6.7.17
ramadan

How to Talk to Muslims During Ramadan

What to say and what not to say to your Muslim colleagues and friends during the most important month of their year.
Sarah Hagi
5.24.17
Stuff

I Tried to Become a Better Person in Seven Days

My approach was simple: try one new mind-body challenge every day for a week. Like any worthy experiment it involved dumpsters, bleach, shame, swordfighting, and diarrhea.
Zac Thompson
8.14.16
Stuff

Fasting Muslims Told Us What It's Like to Work with Food During Ramadan

As you'd imagine it can be pretty shitty, especially when the fast is about 17 hours long during summer.
Sam Bright
6.26.16
Stuff

All the Shit You'll Have to Deal with This Ramadan

From Ramadan bros and wildly uninformed colleagues, to the pain of eating and your uncle's bad breath.
Hussein Kesvani
6.9.16
News

Is the Man Fasting for 55 Days over the Armenian Genocide Risking His Life?

Even though California resident Agasi Vartanyan is experienced at hunger striking and doctors are keeping tabs on him, there's some danger in going almost two months without food.
Mark Hay
5.13.15
FOOD

One of Our Writers Went on an All-Alcohol Diet for a Week

An all-alcohol diet that satisfies all of your daily nutritional needs is possible, but it's not fun to do and will make you shit blood. You won't even lose weight. So don't do it.
Dave Schilling
7.23.14
FOOD

Eating Is Bad for Your Soul

Jainism is a religion with some of the most extreme dietary restrictions in the world: no animals, dairy, root vegetables, honey, or booze. But the ritual of santhara—a vow of voluntary death by fasting—is one of the most controversial components of...
Hillary Eaton
3.27.14
Stuff

This Woman Is Living on Water, Tea, and Light for 100 Days

Naveena Shine, a 65-year-old British transplant to the Pacific Northwest, is in the middle of an experiment to see what happens if she doesn't eat anything for a long, long time. Others have died attempting similar spiritual undertakings, but Naveena...
Alex Mierjeski
6.10.13