Private clinics in Germany sell cancer patients hope — and mixed results — at exorbitant prices.
When used clothes at outlets like Goodwill don’t sell in the US, Mexican citizens buy them discount to sell in Mexico. The brisk resale trade embodies the porous nature of border culture and economics, and it offers a wise use of otherwise wasted resources. So why is it illegal?
The New York City Police Department’s Special Victims Division attempted to bust Harvey Weinstein in 2015, but the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office put a stop to the case.
The story of how engineers spent years trying to build software for Stephen Hawking that would preserve his distinctive robotic voice — based off of technology from 1986.
Kelly Conaboy DNA-tests her rescue dog, Peter Parker in a bid to silence a know-it-all, loudmouth schnook at the dog park who thinks he can deduce Peter’s canine heritage at a glance. In Peter’s results, Conaboy gets a pleasant surprise.
One reason to believe that UFOs exist is terrifying enough, but these thirteen reasons make too strong a case to ignore.
For the men and women who use the Deep Space Network to talk to the heavens, failure is not an option.
Heather Radke writes about JUMPSUIT, a political art project by The Rational Dress Society’s Abigail Glaum-Lathbury and Maura Brewer. Glaum-Lathbury and Brewer aim to call attention to the ills of late capitalism — and to “make America rational again” — by manufacturing non-gendered, nearly shapeless jumpsuits, and encouraging people to wear them to the exclusion of all other fashion choices. Radke spends three weeks in one, and finds a surprising freedom in this particular fashion — or, anti-fashion — dictum.
When the author’s high school friend supposedly dies from accidental drowning, he doubts the official story, but his academic mind soon leads him down a dark path, and through an examination of conspiratorial thought itself.
Could Starbucks be the new GM? Or could the American worker make it even better?