NightHawkInLight shows us how to pick locks like a secret agent using nothing but a pair of strategically bent hairpins .
The documentary A CERTAIN KIND OF DEATH takes an unblinking look into the mysterious process of what happens to people who die with no next of kin.
The Millwall Brick is a home made baton constructed out of a carefully folded newspaper. It was invented by English football hooligans who were getting all their other weapons confiscated at matches.
Filmmaker and spoken word artist Jamie DeWolf‘s powerful piece about his great-grandfather, Scientology creator L. Ron Hubbard.
While we’re on the topic of the great influencer, History Of The Devil is an entertaining documentary about the origins of Satan that Top Documentary Films sums up best: “The History of the Devil is wickedly good, informative and concise. A no-frills Welsh film produced in association with SBS Australia and distributed by Siren Visual, […]
“Mushfaking” is prison slang for the construction of any contraband object made from whatever materials are at hand. “Mushfake” is a very interesting word. It seems to have first appeared in underworld slang back in the early 19th century in England. “Mush” by itself was, in that period, slang for an umbrella, from its similarity […]
Increasing numbers of ‘terror suspects’ are being arrested on the basis of online and CCTV surveillance data. Authorities claim they act in the public interest, but does this intense surveillance keep us safer? “I woke up to pounding on my door”, says Andrej Holm, a sociologist from the Humboldt University. In what felt like a […]
Malware aficionado Daniel White collects vintage computer viruses, infects his machines and records the results for his Youtube channel. “This channel’s main purpose is to entertain users with the effects of (mainly older) pieces of malware, while educating them as to how they work. No, I will not send you any malware shown in any […]
Hound Dog Bug Detector And Phone Sweep Unit, 1950′s/1960′s The Hound Dog Bug Detector And Phone Sweep was state of the art portable countermeasures for the 1960′s. If you owned a set, almost every detective agency in town wanted to see it and “barrow them.” They were made by R. B. Clifton and cost what […]
In the animated short HIGH ON THE JOB, Michael Montgomery, a reporter covering the American pot industry for the Center For Investigative Reporting, shares a story about a unique occupational hazard – getting stoned.
Little Hands Rodriquez told him of an incident that, he said, had made his shift that night an amusing one. He’d been patrolling along the Calle Paz Soldan around midnight, when he’d spied a guy climbing through a window. Revolver in hand, he ordered the man to halt, but the guy had burst into tears, […]
THE MAMIYA “FAST ACTION CAMERA” According to some reports, over 740 police officers were injured in the violent riots that broke out on May Day, 1952 in Tokyo, Japan. Many police officers were injured while simply trying to take photographs of the protesters and as a result, authorities demanded a camera that would be easy […]
One would expect a web series about a nameless Brooklyn based weed delivery guy to be a low brow affair but instead of low balling us with sophomoric humor, the husband and wife creative team of Ben Sinclair & Katja Blichfeld, aim their series away from typical stoner clichés and instead focus on real world […]
“Between 1948 and 1986, during his career as a prison guard, Danzig Baldaev made over 3,000 drawings of tattoos. They were his gateway into a secret world in which he acted as ethnographer, recording the rituals of a closed society. The icons and tribal languages he documented are artful, distasteful, sexually explicit and provocative, reflecting […]
In his latest project, Hysterical Literature, photographer Clayton Cubitt takes a beautiful woman, places her at a table in front of a black backdrop and gets her to read from her favorite book while an unseen accomplice below the table attempts to bring the woman to orgasm with a vibrator. The results are an intimate, […]