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Martin Gusinde
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Martin Gusinde was a German missionary who traveled to the southernmost tip of South America in 1919 in order to do what missionaries do, convert the locals to Christianity. Instead, he was introduced to the cultures of the indigenous people who lived on the archipelago of Tierra Del Fuego: the

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Photo by Josh Klassman
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The children of the 70’s that roamed Venice beach became the teenagers of the 80’s that found Hardcore Punk, Hip Hop, Break Dancing  and Gang Culture. Two things that we never let go of were skateboarding and surfing, because they were in our blood. It’s hard to separate the Z-boys from the Dogtown

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After a couple of weeks of abstinence, Catalina couldn’t resist using drugs any longer. She wrote: “it’s too late, I’m a drug addict and there is nothing left to do.”
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Photographer and anthropologist Massimo Branca first met Catalina in 2013 when she was 17 years old. “Her large, black eyes seemed to become more mysterious the longer I looked at them,” he said. “It took me a lot to understand just how much she had been through in her short

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Scientology has a notorious reputation as one of the silliest and most lucrative religious businesses on the planet. Although their global membership is estimated to be around 8 million, the numbers are very foggy and mysterious, with only about 30,000 in the US and a handful of thousands scattered through the rest

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Wellcome Images
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Leprosy is one of those hall of fame human diseases – something that most of us luckily have no personal experience of, but that most of us have learned about from a very young age due to its notoriety. I’m pretty sure it was one of the awesomely gruesome ideas that was

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Taylor Ferguson
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Photos: Taylor Ferguson On September 10th, I tore myself away early from a wedding reception’s open bar to head down to the Astoria for my second MONOLORD show in just over a month. I saw them destroy the Shakedown in Bellingham at the beginning of their North American tour alongside SWEAT LODGE, and as

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