Mongolia

Premieres

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.
Kim Kelly
11.14.18
Dino Crime

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.
Becky Ferreira
9.11.18
pollution

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."
Jelisa Castrodale
5.2.18
Why the long facebook?

'Facebook for Horses' Is Mongolia's Hot New Social App

It's a social network for herders and celebrity horses.
Peter Bittner
8.17.17
Review

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.
Claire Sheedy
4.11.17
Whoa

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.
Jane Feinmann
2.14.17
genghis khan ice marathon

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.
Jim Weeks
2.8.17
Art

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.
Diana Shi
1.8.17
Art

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.
DJ Pangburn
9.17.16
Art

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.
Beckett Mufson
8.9.16
daily vice

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.'
Daily VICE
12.4.15
Stuff

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.
Jake Kivanc
9.29.15
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