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When the Strong, Silent Type Finally Speaks

Today, I watched Special Counsel Robert Mueller announce his resignation and attempt to clarify his office’s report on Russian election interference. I was on the…

Most Drivers Are Terrible at Driving, So Should We All Be Using Dash Cams?

I was recently perusing r/IdiotsInCars when I stumbled upon a seemingly ordinary dash cam video of a seemingly standard car crash. The alleged “idiot,” in…

A People’s History of the ‘Slav Squat’

Probably without you noticing it, you’ve acquired this stereotype of a young Russian man. He favors Adidas tracksuits, newsboy hats and pointed leather shoes. He…

The Only Escape for Chechen Men Is MMA Glory

In a small gym under a railway tunnel in Grozny, Chechnya, 18-year-old Muhammad Kualev has spent the past six months practicing assorted holds and striking…