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My Life as the Star of a Romanian ‘Voyeur House’

In 1996, Jennifer Ringley installed a webcam in the corner of her dorm room and opened a website called Jennicam, where denizens of the early…

A Brit’s Guide to the 2018 World Cup (for Americans Who Don’t Give a Shit)

It feels pointless to try and convince y’all to call soccer “football,” or insist you revere the World Cup as “the World’s Greatest Sporting Event.”…

Where We’re at With the ‘Why Do Slavs Squat’ Meme

In 2012, from the depths of 4chan’s international board, we were introduced to the stereotypical and satirical catchphrase “Why Do Slavs Squat”? The phrase was…

Why Are We Still Boiling Lobsters Alive?

The Swiss government recently banned the common culinary practice of plunging live lobsters into boiling water. According to Swiss public broadcaster RTS, the new measure…