“Normalize dying”: a new wave of millennial morticians are overturning society’s death taboo Document Journal

--Historically dominated by staunch traditionalists, the funeral industry is overdue for disruption

Water sommelier Martin Riese will not be drinking LaCroix this summer Document Journal

--Meet the unlikely specialist making the case for boiling pasta in mineral water—and giving filtered water to your dog

Adam Green Will Never Grow Up Interview Magazine

--The Moldy Peaches frontman and self-proclaimed "Jewish James Dean" Adam Green discusses his straight-to-YouTube "Aladdin" film, digital musks, and dressing like Robin Hood

Sophia the Robot is being mass-produced for a world plagued with loneliness 

Document Journal

--The pandemic has complicated human interaction, and Hanson Robotics thinks they’ve found the solution. But is technology really equipped to solve this inherently human problem?

Photographer Jack Davison finds hope in the quiet of extinction Document Journal

--In his new book ‘Ol Pejeta,’ the London-based artist documents the last northern white rhinos on Earth

A glimpse inside the glamorous heyday of Halston Document Journal

--Photographer Dustin Pittman shares images of the legendary designer alongside Liza Minnelli, Pat Cleveland, and other icons from his star-studded entourage

A new Gaetano Pesce art book reflects the form of the artist himself Document Journal

--The master of Italian radical design is reimagined through the lens of contemporary artists in Museum's "Out in the World with Gaetano Pesce"

A virtual ketamine clinic promises a revolution in mental health care Document Journal

--The CDC estimates a third of the country is depressed as the pandemic rages on. KetaMD is fighting for an alternative solution.

Hiroshi Fujiwara Is Bringing A Taste
of Japanese Streetwear to Moncler
Interview Magazine

--The Japanese DJ and designer is rethinking the Italian luxury label's timeless designs.

“It’s Just Not Cool to Stick Up For Us": Hasidim Feel Villainized as City Cracks Down Bedford & Bowery

--After months of media attention surrounding Hasidic resistance to social distancing guidelines, Brooklyn’s Hasidim fell under state-mandated lockdown orders that have sparked physical confrontations

Why the Pentagon’s Soviet bear meme was destined to fail Document Journal

--Recently released documents outline the Department of Defense's attempt to make Russian hackers look uncool

Electric Studios pays tribute to the late lo-fi legend Daniel Johnston Document Journal

--The New York institution will display 30 of the cult songwriter's drawings in an upcoming exhibition

Stanford scientists uploaded the Moderna vaccine recipe to GitHub Document Journal

--After reverse-engineering the vaccine from unused remnants, scientists assure us that there are no traces of Gates Foundation microchips in its code

From Raymond Pettibon to ‘Ray Gun’: Nina Ljeti’s syllabus for punks-in-training Document Journal

--“Whenever I’m feeling stuck creatively I always ask myself ‘what would the Beastie Boys do?’” The Kills Birds frontwoman on the 7 books that helped shape her aesthetic

Ming Smith captures the strength and sisterhood in women’s basketball Document Journal

--For the 25th anniversary of the WNBA, Jordan Brand enlists the photographer for a celebration of its female athletes

Inside Chad Prather’s Echo Chamber of Delusion Medium

--Watching him perform, it’s easy to wonder who the real Prather is: a retrograde far-right demagogue or a savvy social media connoisseur who understands how the Web can bring instant credibility to a shockingly wide variety of unconventional voices

Amy Taylor’s 5-book guide to being a human Document Journal

--The pub rock frontwoman and champion of consensual violence shares the books that convinced her ‘reading is the best thing ever’

Finally, a Polaroid camera for going out Document Journal

--Launched today, the world's smallest instant analog camera is perfect for spontaneous moments of inspiration

Gene Farris selects 6 records that shaped the sound of Chicago house Document Journal

--The house DJ pulls his favorites from Gramaphone Records, in celebration of the upcoming ARC Music Festival

Miu Miu hits the slopes for Fall/Winter 2021 Document Journal

--Taking over Cortina d’Ampezzo’s seductive ski resort, Miu Miu pays homage to teenage rebellion in its latest collection

Photographer Jason Landis explores the intimacies of evolution Document Journal

--Set in the depths of the rainforest, Jason Landis' new book, ‘When I Close My Eyes I See A Golden Orb,’ captures the innate ability to adapt, to people and places

Celine Homme calls in the cavalry Document Journal

--Hedi Slimane proves chivalry isn't dead, reimagining Romantic styles with contemporary sensibility for Fall/Winter 2021

You can now download the entirety of the CIA’s UFO documents The Brink

--The Black Vault releases hundreds of declassified PDFs dating back to the '80s

A volcanic eruption is the site of Iceland’s coolest new hangout The Brink

--Mount Fagradasfjall erupted for the first time in 800 years, drawing hikers and drones shockingly close

The new crypto social network that monetizes people’s identities The Brink

--Bitclout directly turns social currency into actual currency

Baltra’s “Ambition” experiments with the limits of isolation Document Journal

--The lo-fi dance producer discusses his latest EP, "a love letter to one’s self" written under lockdown in NYC

Loewe’s Fall/Winter 2021 collection is hot off the press Document Journal

--Jonathan Anderson draws on history to make present fantasies a new reality

Etro reimagines its classic staples in a bold case for maximalism Document Journal

--Kean Etro’s Fall/Winter menswear collection pairs his signature indulgence with a bright sense of renewal—and plenty of paisley