So Long, Farewell

Thursday March 26, 2020

“This is the end. Beautiful friend. This is the end.”

Hidden Bunkers

Wednesday March 25, 2020

Built by artists during World War II, Switzerland’s camouflaged bunkers were designed to fade into the landscape. These photos give them a spotlight.

Louis Theroux: Things I Believe

Tuesday March 24, 2020

Documentarian Louis Theroux wants us to stay nervous, embrace our vulnerability and think more about death.

Many people use white noise generators to help drown out the hubbub of modern life. We've got a better solution: 12-hour loops of background noise from cult sci-fi films and TV shows.

Here are those photos of plants casually demonstrating the mathematical beauty of nature you ordered.

Mexico's Crystal Forest

Wednesday February 26, 2020

No, this isn't Superman's Fortress of Solitude. But the Cave of Crystals beneath the Mexican desert is every bit as otherworldly.

We don’t know why the people behind digitally preserve the sandwiches they eat. But we’re glad they do.

Jane Austen's Home Brew Recipe

Friday February 21, 2020

Turns out Jane Austen wasn’t just a great writer; she was a great home brewer, too. Here’s her recipe for 'spruce' beer.

We’ve done a lot of research into what it’ll take to live on Mars. But one activity has been frustratingly neglected: human reproduction. Here’s what we know about this surprisingly complex endeavour. 

We chat to photographer Manuel Chillagano about this stellar snap of a Japanese tattoo apprentice.

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