(PhotoGraphyKM via iStock) In the world of BDSM, where pretty much anything goes as long as it’s consensual, one fetish still remains taboo Ej Dickson June 30, 2013 12:00am (UTC) “Slap yourself in the
Superman gets a massive, expensive reboot from Chris Nolan and Zack Snyder that feels way too “Dark Knight Lite” Andrew O'Hehir June 12, 2013 10:45pm (UTC) If no movie like “Man of Steel” had ever been
President Obama says he's not Big Brother. The author who created the concept might disagree. Addressing the controversy over widespread government surveillance of telephone records and Internet traffic
The stories of One Thousand and One Nights are among the world's most famous works of literature. They start with a king who discovers that his wife is having an affair. In a fit of rage, he has her executed.
New research reveals that the uncontrollable desire to click may be a part of our biological makeup Jared Keller May 31, 2013 3:20pm (UTC) This piece originally appeared on Pacific Standard. Having trouble
Sex educators, writers and porn stars share their favorite adult Tumblrs Tracy Clark-Flory May 26, 2013 12:30am (UTC) Earlier this week, in light of worries that Yahoo's purchase of Tumblr would mean end
When one kind of microbe fed on another, the result was a rotten-egg stench—and a pathway for complex life. P. U. Early earth had a distinctive aroma. And it wasn't very nice. That's what scientists have
Elnur, Elisanth via Shutterstock/Salon An editor at the first peer-reviewed journal on smut talks about why the topic deserves scholarly attention Tracy Clark-Flory May 3, 2013 8:12pm (UTC) If ever there
It's not news to point out that the human body has been fetishized by advertising, consumerism, cinema, etc. There is, however, no better way to realize the folly of this fetishism than to get naked with
Tattoos are, quite literally, brands. The news today is reporting about companies which are paying employees to brand themselves with the companies’ logos. Not like branding cattle, exactly, but using
Mars One has begun accepting video applications for a mission to colonize the red planet in 2023. Want to live and die on Mars? Mars One has officially begun its worldwide search for astronauts who will
Deep Photographer Mark Tipple dove beneath breaking waves in order to capture the contorted poses and expressions of ocean swimmers. Learn more about his series, The Underwater Project (on Facebook), reading
Cold War secrets: Melting polar ice cap with nukes, changing the sea level, even LSD weapons were all on the table Jacob Darwin Hamblin April 27, 2013 7:00pm (UTC) Excerpted from “Arming Mother Nature:
Karl Marx (Wikimedia Commons) Revisiting the post-structuralist’s legendary lecture “Specters of Marx” Peggy Kamuf April 28, 2013 3:00pm (UTC) This article originally appeared on the L.A. Review of Books.