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How Seattle Is Facing Homelessness With Portraits

How Seattle Is Facing Homelessness With Portraits

Facing Homelessness is using simple black and white portraits of Seattle's homeless residents to alleviate their struggle--and it's working.
A Spatula Can Go THERE? The 20 Weirdest X-Rays Known To Humankind

A Spatula Can Go THERE? The 20 Weirdest X-Rays Known To Humankind

A spatula can go there?! The weirdest x-rays are often the most gruesome ones. Squeamish friends, you've been warned.
Satan Once Lived In The White House–And More Surprising Facts About Our Founding Fathers

Satan Once Lived In The White House–And More Surprising Facts About Our Founding Fathers

America's founders were trailblazers, but the Founding Fathers' beliefs were often quite bizarre.
Off The Grid: Photos Of Life Inside A Modern-Day Commune

Off The Grid: Photos Of Life Inside A Modern-Day Commune

In 2012, 40 people said goodbye to London and hello to the woods. Here's what their life off the grid looks like.
38 U.S. Census Maps That Reveal The True America

38 U.S. Census Maps That Reveal The True America

U.S. census maps to topple your assumptions and beautifully illustrate who we are, how we live, where we came from, and where we're going.
What We Love This Week, Volume CXXVII

What We Love This Week, Volume CXXVII

Life under ISIS rule; life in the remote snowscape of Antarctica; life on the street without a home--extreme living conditions take center stage this week.
“Freedom” In China: 26 Years After The Tiananmen Square Massacre

“Freedom” In China: 26 Years After The Tiananmen Square Massacre

26 years ago, Chinese troops killed hundreds of protesters in the Tiananmen Square Massacre. Here's what has (and hasn't) changed in China since then.
Call Her Christine: The Original American Trans Celebrity

Call Her Christine: The Original American Trans Celebrity

While Christine Jorgensen wasn't the first person to undergo gender reassignment surgery, she was the first to become famous for it. Here's her story.
When Crack Was King: 1980s New York In Photos

When Crack Was King: 1980s New York In Photos

Before Carrie Bradshaw and Hannah Horvatz, New York was host to the 1980s. And it wasn't pretty.
Appreciate Your Bikini: A Brief History Of Women’s Swimwear

Appreciate Your Bikini: A Brief History Of Women’s Swimwear

Be it bathing machines, the swimsuit police or the full-on dresses that Victorians wore to the beach, the history of women's swimwear will blow your mind.
5 Awful Jobs We’re Glad We’ve Gotten Rid Of

5 Awful Jobs We’re Glad We’ve Gotten Rid Of

"Groom of the Stool" is exactly what it sounds like.