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Dozens of Cat Mummies Found in 4,500-Year-Old Egyptian Tombs

The King Userkaf pyramid complex at Saqqara is the final resting place for cats and scarab beetles—and it still contains unopened tombs.
Becky Ferreira
11.12.18
New music

Angel Is the Newcomer You Should Start 2018 With

Not only for those who love old The Weeknd: Noisey presents "Sacrifice", the first mixtape by Angel from The Bronx.
Claus Schwartau
1.4.18
meat

Inside the Meat Market that Sells Animals for Sacrifice

“White families go to Dairy Queen, and Hmong families come here.”
Mecca Bos
9.11.17
Looking a Gift Horse in the Genome

Ancient Ritually Sacrificed Stallions Reveal How Humans Changed Horse Genetics

A tale of sepulchral chambers and Y chromosomes.
Becky Ferreira
4.27.17
Munchies

Vikings Were Great Cooks Long Before The Rest of Us

As a Scandinavian chef, I've immersed myself into our history to figure out how people have pulled through our freezing winters.
Esben Holmboe Bang
1.16.16
VICE vs Video games

Remembering the Classic Games of Shiny Entertainment

The now-defunct Californian studio's David Perry discusses some of the company's finest work, including "Earthworm Jim" and 'MDK.'
Ewen Hosie
11.2.15
PLEASE LOOK AT ME

Grillmaster

In this latest episode of Julian Glander's comic "PLEASE LOOK AT ME," we learn that in order to become a master of grilling, you must not let the grill master you.
Julian Glander
8.4.15
Travel

Searching for Thailand's Grimmest Good Luck Charm

After hearing rumors of Thai monks burning stillborn babies for luck, I went on a journey to see if there was any truth to them.
Luke Williams
6.4.15
Religion

The Vegan Vodou High Priestess of New Orleans Isn’t Interested in Animal Sacrifice

Vodou—not the Voodoo of Hollywood schlock—is a fluid and creative faith. Sallie Ann Glassman, a renowned Vodou practitioner, is a testament to this with her veganism. Increasingly, Vodouisants around the world have adopted an animal-free lifestyle like...
Andrew Paul
4.30.15
Photo

Photos of Animal Sacrifices from Nepal's Gadhimai Festival

Thousands of animals were ritualistically killed outside the city of Birgunj in November.
Sergey Stroitelev
3.20.15
News

Alleged Human Sacrifice in India Was Supposed to Help Find Buried Treasure

According to authorities in Koppal, a five-year-old girl was kidnapped and murdered in an effort to magically locate buried treasure.
Mark Hay
2.24.15
Religion

Animal Rights Activists Don’t Want You to Swing Chickens for God

On the eve of Yom Kippur, I followed a group of Brooklyn animal rights activists who were protesting Kapparot: the ultra-Orthodox Jewish ceremony of imbuing a live chicken with one’s sins, swinging it over one’s head, and sacrificing it to remove...
Alison Ashe
10.8.14
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