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Bloody Trade: Inside The (Mostly) Legal Practice Of Hunting Endangered Species In Africa

Bloody Trade: Inside The (Mostly) Legal Practice Of Hunting Endangered Species In Africa

Big game hunters shoot an estimated 50,000 rare animals a year in Africa. What sort of person does this, how do they do it, and why?
29 Raw Images Of The 1990s Rave Scene At Its Zenith

29 Raw Images Of The 1990s Rave Scene At Its Zenith

An engrossing look inside the era of warehouse parties and PLUR during the blossoming of rave culture in the 1990s.
What We Loved This Week, Sept. 11 – 17

What We Loved This Week, Sept. 11 – 17

Who fell for this stuff?
The Surprising Stories Behind Five Of Your Favorite Beatles Songs

The Surprising Stories Behind Five Of Your Favorite Beatles Songs

For starters: No, "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" isn't about LSD.
Muslim Animal Sacrifice Traditions Draw Criticism After Incident In Bangladesh

Muslim Animal Sacrifice Traditions Draw Criticism After Incident In Bangladesh

Each year, mass prayer, generous feasts, and animal sacrifice take center stage at Eid al-Adha, one of Islam's holiest festivals.
Italy Creates “Fertility Day” To Remind Women That Future Should Involve A Baby

Italy Creates “Fertility Day” To Remind Women That Future Should Involve A Baby

As Italy grapples with declining birthrates and slumping economic growth, Italian lawmakers actually made a “day” to remind women that their future should involve a baby.
What Immigrant Life Looked Like In Early 20th Century America

What Immigrant Life Looked Like In Early 20th Century America

Forty striking images of what life was like for immigrants after they arrived in America in the 1900s.
How Our Treatment Of Microcephaly Sufferers Has — And Hasn’t — Changed

How Our Treatment Of Microcephaly Sufferers Has — And Hasn’t — Changed

We need to change the way we talk about this horrible condition.
How The Great Depression Shaped The African-American Experience

How The Great Depression Shaped The African-American Experience

African Americans were impacted worst of all during the Depression — a fact which isn't well-highlighted in most U.S. history books.
10 Progressive Marvel Comics That Pushed Boundaries On Race, Gender, And More

10 Progressive Marvel Comics That Pushed Boundaries On Race, Gender, And More

Comics can be — and often are — about more than just action heroes.
Spanish Café Charges Customers More If They Are Rude To Staff

Spanish Café Charges Customers More If They Are Rude To Staff

If you’re not nice, you pay the price. That seems to be the guiding maxim behind a Spanish cafe’s new policy of charging customers more if they are rude when ordering.