Desmond Spann

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Mind-Bending Photos of Household Items

Mauricio Alejo took these photos in several of his apartments in New York City, where he lived for 13 years trying to make it as an artist.<p><b>This story appeared in the November issue of VICE magazine. Click HERE</b> <b>to subscribe.</b><p>I lived in Brooklyn for 13 years, struggling to make a living with art and …

George Orwell’s 1984 Is Now the #1 Bestselling Book on Amazon

George Orwell's classic dystopian novel, <i>1984,</i> has suddenly surged to the very top of the Amazon's bestseller list. Though first published in 1949, …

Scientists Have Discovered A New Organ In The Digestive System

Medical textbooks are literally being rewritten.<p>Scientists have learned a lot about how the human body works, but our biology remains a mystery in many ways. Researchers have discovered what they’re calling a “new organ” within the human digestive system ― a reminder of just how much uncharted …

The War of the Words

Amazon’s war with publishing giant Hachette over e-book pricing has earned it a black eye in the media, with the likes of Philip Roth, James Patterson, and Stephen Colbert demanding that the online mega-store stand down. How did Amazon—which was once seen as the book industry’s savior—end up as …