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My Teenage Rebellion Was Fundamentalist Christianity

While other girls my age were sneaking off with boys and getting drunk, I was becoming a zealot—and trying to convert my parents.

A Cattle Rancher, a Vegan Blogger and a Very Texas Love Story

It looked like this marriage would never last. Then Renee King-Sonnen had a wild idea.

How I Brought My Nose Back to Life

When you lose your sense of smell, everything from coffee to sex is just not as much fun. After a year of suffering, a rigorous regimen of smell training brought it back.

The Expat English Teachers’ Murderous Triangle

They seemed like fun-loving foreigners living it up in Taiwan. But below the surface was a gruesome story.

Secret Life of a Stripper Who’s Also a Social Worker

Honestly, the two jobs aren't that different.

He Killed His Wife, Then Wrote a Novel About It

The police had no idea about Richard Klinkhamer's gruesome crime—even when he wrote down the details and sent them to publishers.

For a Magician Like Me, Conversion Therapy Was the Ultimate Illusion

My family wanted me to change so badly, I suspended my disbelief and tried to imagine I could.

The Plot Against the Principality of Sealand

How the world’s quirkiest micro-nation got pulled into one of history’s most epic intercontinental frauds.

My Strange Adventure With the Devoted Followers of Dr. Lovewisdom

I always thought my mother's spiritual seeking was silly. So I almost couldn't believe it when a wacky new age community helped me cope with her death.