Some people just have "extreme overvalued beliefs," apparently. Photo via Flickr user Matt Biddulph A study released Monday coins a new term to explain how some people commit extremely violent crimes not
Shot and killed just shy of his 18th birthday, Deonte Hoard was one of 489 homicide victims in Chicago last year. How this happened — and how it keeps happening — is both one person's story and the story
This lovely bench seat only looks expensive. "Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on other
Five years ago, Frederic Durand-Baissas posted an image of the 19th-century painting, The Origin of the World, on his Facebook account. The famous Gustave Courbet work features a close-up of a vagina.
There's one word in the world of fitness that millions of women have grown to truly loathe: squats. Just saying it can elicit shrieks from some of the most mentally tough women around. So let's discuss
Not only had the state of Wisconsin bestowed upon the American people Ed Gein, Jeffrey Dahmer, Gov. Scott Walker, and Dungeons & Dragons (not to mention the incomprehensible 2014 "Slender Man" stabbing),
Photograph: BBC Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson in the BBC drama The Song of Lunch. 84 image/jpeg http://media.guim.co.uk/538a8a34b027e371ddfff70a960fc005168f5cc2/0_0_1940_1166/140.jpg 140 Photograph: Bros
When Benita Alexander fell for celebrated doctor Paolo Macchiarini—while filming a documentary about him—she thought her biggest problem was a breach of journalistic ethics. Then things got really interesting.
How do people or companies with vested interests spread ignorance and obfuscate knowledge? Georgina Kenyon finds there is a term which defines this phenomenon. This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best
Strip away the erotic associations, and vibrators are, fundamentally, just another gadget — and a rather simple one at that: just a motor, power supply, controls, and housing. Yet many of the products
Comedian Marc Maron has interviewed everyone from Keith Richards to President Barack Obama on his hugely popular podcast, "WTF." Today, he joins us in our own podcast studio—this time, in the guest seat—and
"Don't get me wrong, I'm not putting down lust. [I]t's just not the best emotion for life decisions." Mic brings our attention to a Reddit post in which a dad, t-away-man, details the four bits of advice
According to The New York Times, "being married makes people happier and more satisfied with their lives than those who remain single — particularly during the most stressful periods, like midlife crises."