[Photo by Brad Horrigan] 1. The Caucasian Sensation By Alison Brockhouse Image by Alison Brockhouse After decades spent leaping and spinning through the mountains of Dagestan, a homegrown dance legend reinvents himself in a New York City studio. 2. Bringing a… Continue Reading
This Week for BuzzFeed News, Aram Roston and Daniel Wagner uncover The Don’s lesser-known D.C. dispute. Read it and these other great stories from BuzzFeed and around the web. How Donald Trump Won Control of a Prized D.C. Landmark —… Continue Reading
Our favorite stories of the week, featuring, The New Yorker, GQ, n+1, RogerEbert.com, and California Sunday.
In Colombia, where a majority of people practice Catholicism, a small community goes on a difficult journey to convert to Orthodox Judaism.
Twenty-four years ago, in an act of ghastly malice, a Missouri father plunged a needle filled with HIV-positive blood into his baby son’s vein. No one expected the son to live—but he thrived.
The complicated ethics—and legality—of post-mortem sperm extraction.
Upon retiring in 1968, the US mechanic and self-taught naturalist Dick Proenneke eschewed a life of rest and relaxation, setting out instead on a mission of rugged self-sufficiency in the Twin Lakes region of Alaska that would last for roughly 30 years. After his return to… Continue Reading
Excitement is in the air at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the powerful accelerator at CERN (the European Laboratory for Particle Physics) near Geneva. Last year, researchers there recorded faint but extremely promising signs of what could be a new particle that does… Continue Reading
[Photos by Gema Galiana] Chirping birds flit through the yard of a suburban ranch home in the foothills of Los Angeles County’s San Gabriel Mountains. Afternoon light bounces off the industrial-sized stainless steel sink in Sara Pereira’s home laboratory. The… Continue Reading
Jenny Diski wrote 11 novels and seven non-fiction books. She wrote 150 articles and 65 blog posts for the London Review of Books. She wrote about drugs, sex, and rock-n-roll; she also wrote about animals and train travel. She wrote… Continue Reading