My OCD manifests as an overwhelming suspicion that my food is infected with disease and bodily fluids. After years of hungry suffering, I finally found a way to cope.
The avalanche strikes in two waves. The first is a stream of fairly loose snow, without a cloud of snow above it — like a flowing river. And then, following after a few seconds, a second wave, this one of dense, massive snow, floods over them.
The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League did everything it could to keep lesbians off the diamond. Seventy-five years later, its gay stars are finally opening up.
In 1985, a 16-year-old dropout showed up to school with a shotgun. Everyone said it was just a fluke.
Chemo left her exhausted and depressed, but Mom found comfort in an obscure vlogger who reminds her of home.
Eighty years ago today, a four-year-old girl vanished into the Pennsylvania woods. The search captivated people across the nation — and some have never stopped looking.
How one scruffy, folk-singing hippie took on the political establishment in Trump Country… and won.
This skull-measuring quack believed women are no smarter than gorillas. So why do his 19th-century ideas still influence education policy?
My high school boyfriend and I made a bet: he'd learn about my religion, Mormonism, if I took up his religion, running. Neither of us was ready for what came next.
After one young entrepreneur lost a loved one, she created an avatar to help her grieve. Now her AI platform helps millions of users find their own digital besties.
Now that this unconventional sport has gone mainstream, these acrobatic young men are ready for the spotlight, too.
He was a hometown hero who died at war days before I was born. He haunted my life, until I finally made the trip to see where he fell.
A whistleblower puts his life on the line to defy Soviet aggression. Sixty years later, this forgotten story of subterfuge, smears and suspicious death has never felt more timely.
Brash, bold and bisexual, Daniel Saynt is an only-in-New-York success story.
A Turkish bath session made me realize covering up isn't about concealing.
In South Africa thousands of boys are initiated into manhood each year, but all too often they lose far more than they gain.
In 1939, Tiger Jack Fox got his first and only shot at the title, and lost it thanks to black magic, a woman with a razor blade, and a manager with a knack for hypnosis.
Even as he approaches old age and his sport falls into decline, this intestines-eating, sorcery-conjuring "Man of Great Power" still dominates the ring.
When tourism boomed in Ushuaia, Argentina — the world’s southernmost city — displaced locals occupied land in the forest. As development continues to encroach, these renegade residents are more determined than ever to hold onto what they believe is rightfully theirs.
During the Cold War, at a single facility, the British military covertly produced enough chemical weapons to kill every person on earth five times over — and in the process dozens of their own were left dead.