In Defence of Poppers: The Banned 'Gay Drug' That Everyone Loves to Ridicule
The government have banned a new spate of legal highs – including poppers, the beloved solvent that opens up you and your arsehole to new worlds of fun.
This Is What Happens When You Let New Zealanders Make Their Own Flag
The New Zealand government has opened the doors to public submissions for their new flag. Candidates have included kiwis, sheep, lasers, more kiwis and more sheep.
Why Big Businesses Are So Concerned with Quantifying Our Emotions
A chat with William Davies, author of The Happiness Industry, a book that looks at why governments, media companies and marketeers have an increasing interest in our wellbeing.
Hundreds of Koalas Were Killed for Their Own Good in Australia
Though the public was understandably saddened to learn that 700 of the cute critters had been put down by the Australian government, an expert told us it was either that or mass starvation.
Photos of Hazara Refugees Trapped in Indonesia on Their Way to Australia
The photographer Mike Read spent time in Indonesia with the people suffering the consequences of Australia's refugee policies.
A New Form of ID Allows You to Be a Citizen of the World
We spoke to Janina Lowisz, the first holder of a "blockchain" ID, about the prospect of a libertarian future with no governments.
The Canadian Government Keeps Losing BlackBerrys, Cash and Weapons
Over $350 million worth of the government's property went MIA in 2014—including 11,000 cases of lost or stolen weapons and accessories valued at over $50,000—and much of it will never be recovered.
Did a North Korean Hacker Just Tell Us to Go Fuck Ourselves?
While speculation grows about who hacked Sony Pictures and published tens of gigabytes of their confidential information, a hacker from the team responsible has claimed they're North Korean and told us to go fuck ourselves.
Hackers Are Attacking Canadian Government Websites to Exonerate an Alleged Teen Prankster
A group calling itself Aerith has launched DDoS attacks against the Ottawa and Toronto cops because they say the police arrested the wrong kid in a "swatting" case.
The Hangover News
November 10th, 2014
Canada's Medical Marijuana Programme Is Hurting Patients
Chatting about cannabis medications and eating weed pizza with patients.
My Homelessness Nightmare Appears to Be Over
But for far too many people in Britain, there's still no end in sight.