This New Compilation Wants to Share Mongolian Folk Metal With the World
Stream 'Sound of the Raging Steppe,' a new compilation of five Mongolian and Kazakh folk-influenced heavy metal bands.
The Bizarre True Crime Story Surrounding a ‘Big Sexy Dinosaur’
Motherboard talks to Paige Williams, author of The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy.
Residents of the World's Most Polluted City Are Turning to 'Oxygen Cocktails' and 'Lung Teas'
Advertisements for one of the dubious drinks promise that “one oxygen cocktail is equal to a three-hour walk in a lush forest."
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'Facebook for Horses' Is Mongolia's Hot New Social App
It's a social network for herders and celebrity horses.
Dealing With Life's Tough Shit—And Having the Privilege to Write About It
Ariel Levy suffered the premature birth and death of her son while traveling abroad alone. In 'The Rules Do Not Apply,' she details the meticulous mapping and rapid evaporation of a stable-seeming life.
The Little Yellow Box That Makes Surgery Safer
Millions of people are left dead or disabled by surgical complications each year when one simple piece of equipment could have saved them.
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The Ice Man Runneth: In Conversation with Scottish Ultrarunner Dr. Andrew Murray
When he's not working as a GP, Andrew Murray likes to run marathons – but not the common-or-garden variety. The Scot has just returned from Mongolia, where he secured his second successive win in the Genghis Khan Ice Marathon.
Photographer Mixes Lou Reed Lyrics With Mongolian Emptiness in this Ghostly Series
Italian photographer Alessandro Zanoni makes like a poetic ghost in his lyrical photographs of a deserted urban town.
Siberian Shamanism Invites You into a Trance at This Installation
In ‘Ongon,’ artist Abraham Brody attempts to bring the shamanic experience into an art gallery.
A Travel Photographer Shares Lessons from Tribes Around the World
Jimmy Nelson talks three decades of humbling, embarrassing, and informing stories from traveling around the world.
We Investigate a Sinking Island on Today's 'Daily VICE'
We also meet Mongolian metal band Tengger Cavalry and check out the real-life 'X-Files.'
Reality TV Star Les ‘Survivorman’ Stroud Thinks Other Reality TV Stars Are Bullshit
He really doesn't like other outdoor survival reality stars. Nor does he drink his own piss.