In late 1960s London, famed psychoanalyst R.D. Laing created a radical asylum—one with no doctors, no locks, and no limits.
A new generation has gravitated toward crystals in hopes of finding on-trend spiritual solace. But for the veteran dealers and collectors at the country’s biggest gems and minerals showcase, a beautiful rock has timeless appeal.
The next generation of astrologers is self-taught, self-branded and self-aware. But are they really ready to take on the mysteries of the universe?
One day in 1900 or 1940, or at some point in between, a man whose name was John Frum — although he might not have been a man, and his name might not have been John Frum — arrived on Tanna island, in an archipelago that was then called the New Hebrides but is now called the Republic of Vanuatu.
Topic asked ten people on both sides of the grift about what it feels like to get scammed — or be the one doing the scamming.
I have spent an upsetting amount of time looking at a picture of Jesus's scrotum. Or at least, what two Italian physicists recently claimed was said scrotum.
In the United States, wherever there's a large urban population of young people, there's probably a fast-growing C3 church where believers revel in the bright, pulsing, polychromatic glory of God.
Donald Trump's rallies are one of his greatest political tools, but their appeal transcends politics. They might actually be religious events.
For 45 years, courtroom artist Marilyn Church has captured the legal drama of everyone from John Gotti to Martha Stewart — and even one Donald J. Trump.
You log on to your favorite social platform for your daily dose of politics, Nazis and puppy pictures. But today, something's off.
The insane true story of the 1980s mortician who turned his family's funeral home into a nightmare cremation factory — pulling gold teeth, harvesting organs and threatening anyone who got in his way.
After Julie "Mama Julz" Richards's own family was nearly destroyed by addiction, fighting back against meth became a personal crusade.
Laura Lippman never meant to become a bestselling author. But when the former newspaper reporter began considering life as a private investigator, the stories began to flow.
Forensic genealogists at Parabon NanoLabs are using DNA databases to solve cold cases faster than anyone could have imagined. But how will their techniques hold up in court?
Reading police reports can tell you a lot about a place. But you might find out more about residents' paranoia than you do about actual crime.
When President Trump was seen applying ketchup to steak, the world gasped. But who says what is wrong — and right — to eat?
Nothing ruins a romance faster than a power struggle over money. How a new generation of couples is moving past 20th-century norms and reconsidering the relationship between feelings and finances.
These days, a bank vault is as likely to hold cocktails — or gym equipment, or a condo lobby — as cash. And who can blame people for repurposing the rooms? They look great on Instagram.
In 1904, two boys found a tin can filled with gold coins in an old henhouse, putting in motion a legal quandary — are finders really keepers?
Oscar voters — are you forgetting anyone? Like, half the population?