In Ontario, Canada, ribfests were largely non-profit affairs. Then one man decided to make a profit off their popularity.
Thursday, July 30
A business opportunity stemming from “a moment in time when the debate over how colleges should address sexual assault has reached a fever pitch.”
Wednesday, July 29
The former Van Halen front man has actually made more money from booze and food than from music.
Tuesday, July 28
Sunday, July 26
Friday, July 24
Meet Ben Discoe, a programmer who did it from October 2011 to November 2012.
Thursday, July 23
The story of a lawyer-turned-money launderer, stolen evidence, and a bunch of comics selling at outrageously high prices at auction. And Mussolini.
Tuesday, July 21
Al Seckel held legendary parties in the 1980s and 90s, with attendees ranging from Slash to Francis Crick. He later became a collector of optical illusions and gave a TED talk on the topic. He may have also misled and defrauded many of the people he came into contact with.
Inside the compulsive world of airline rewards hobbyists, who spend the bulk of their lives flying around the world for free.
Monday, July 20
Working on the high seas is always dangerous, but the Dona Liberta has a particularly bad reputation.
Saturday, July 18
“The whole thing has a sort of Taylor Swift-meets-jihad feel.”
Friday, July 17
After a lab linked to him was raided, James Jeffrey Bradstreet’s body was found with a bullet wound to the chest. His death was ruled a suicide, but other theories abound.