Kira Grunberg, Austria's top women's pole vaulter who suffered a horrible injury during training Thursday, is breathing on her own and could soon leave intensive care. The 21-year-old underwent emergency
Weird Science For Martijn Schirp, it's a way to make an ordinary day just a little bit better. A former poker player and recent graduate in interdisciplinary science in Amsterdam, Schirp has been experimenting
A roadmap of the Internet's darkest alleys You thought you knew the Internet. But sites such as Facebook, Amazon, and Instagram are just the surface. There’s a whole other world out there: the Deep Web.
A defense of consent as a lodestar of sexual morality In "What Do You Desire?" Emily Witt travels to San Francisco, attends a shoot for a pornographic video about "women bound, stripped, and punished public,"
Blanched, boiled, or candied, cicadas are a healthy snack, experts say. 4 Minute Read Anyone hoping to spice up their gluten-free diet need look only at the billions of beady-eyed, shrimp-size cicadas
The Guardian on Twitter
The Lifetime reality series Preachers' Daughters shows what happens when families become fixated on "purity." The opening fade-in of the premiere episode of Preachers' Daughters features a pure white with
How unemployment, depression, and a lack of family ties lead to extreme desperation. Jai Subedi still doesn't know why Mitra Mishra killed himself. Subedi, a case manager for Bhutanese refugees at Interfaith
By rejecting patent applications, developing countries have kept down the costs of much-needed medications. Can they continue to do so without harming efforts to develop new drugs? Why does Gleevec, a
Zagat on Twitter
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) — A single-page FBI memo relaying a vague and unconfirmed report of flying saucers found in New Mexico in 1950 has become the most popular file in the bureau's electronic room.
A post describing an ideal "budget wife" leads to much soul-searching online. Are you a "budget wife"? Despite the name, being a budget wife -- or jingji shiyong nv in Chinese -- is harder than it seems.