safety

12.8.16

The Perilous Lives of Cambodia's High Rise Construction Workers

Some work 11 stories high without safety harnesses, wearing flip-flops. Every month, there's another story of someone falling to death.

12.1.16

All the Shit You Have to Deal with Walking Alone as a Woman

Women from across Europe talk about what it's like to walk home alone at night.

5.12.16

Canada's Vigilante Pedophile Hunters Say They're Now Working with the FBI

Justin Payne—a construction worker turned pedophile hunter—has teamed up with a university professor, and they have a new approach.

3.30.16

What It's Like to Be on a Plane When It's Hijacked

While Tuesday's EgyptAir hijacking turned out to be somewhat of a joke, a survivor of the 1986 Pan Am Flight 73 hijacking shares what it's like to live through the terrifying experience.

2.24.16

Here's Why Vienna Might Not Be the Best City in the World

The Austrian city has been named the world's most liveable, but what does that actually mean, and who is it actually for?

2.1.16

We Spoke to Independent Sex Workers About How They Screen Clients

Money and ID up front. Also, no weird-ass emails.

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10.12.15

The Myth of Safety: Why Can't Women Get a Ride Home Without Being Raped?

A new lawsuit against Uber hopes to prove the company does not have the "safest rides on the road". For women, there aren't any good transportation options left.

9.23.15

Erotic Asphyxiation: The Widespread and Potentially Fatal Fetish That Nobody in Britain Will Talk About

We talked to some people who get off on choke-fucking and suffocation-wanking about the pleasure, shame and dangers involved.

7.20.15

How to Stay Safe at Shows and Battle the “Bystander Effect” in the Live Music Community

Because music should be an escape from the bullshit of the rest of the world, not an extension of it.

3.24.15

Cage Fighting Just Returned to Melbourne

Earlier this month the government in Victoria, Australia, lifted its ban on mixed-martial-arts cage fighting. We went along to see what all the fuss was about.

2.10.15

An Uber Driver Left a Woman Stranded On a Motorway at 3AM On Friday Night

After asking to change her journey, she was kicked out of the car on the side of the A12 road. When she called another Uber to come and help, he drove off, too.

1.13.15

The 'Charlie' Hebdo' Attacks Showed When We Need Cops

We should salute cops when they do their jobs, but law enforcement heroism can't be used to delay police reform.

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