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Every EMT Has One Day That Changed Their Life. This Was Mine.

The city bus was soaked with blood, the patient was fading fast, and the first cop who showed up turned around and puked.

The Hardest Working Trump Impersonator in Showbiz

John Di Domenico and his $4,000 handmade hairpiece are on a nonstop whirlwind of TV shows, podcasts and coast-to-coast gigs. Now he's ready for a yuuuuge nap.

Meet the Enterprising Ecuadorian Street Vendors…of Istanbul

After traveling seven thousand miles to sell their wares, the indigenous Otavalo people have gotten used to turf wars, tussles with Turkish police, and even the occasional...

This Woman Watches an Ungodly Amount of Porn…Because It’s Her Job

From the comfort of coffee shops in Eastern Europe, one web-savvy woman earns her paycheck protecting pornographers from copyright infringement.

Secret Life of a Sexy Waiter at the All-Male Answer to Hooters

How to make a living serving “specialty cock-tails” and alluring “abb-itizers” while shirtless in Texas.

Mr. Ince and the Hope of Being Needed

A year and a half with a tireless Turkish day laborer in Berlin shatters the stereotype of the freeloader in Europe’s pivotal immigration debate.

Oy, The Things She Hears in Court

Arms dealing. Corruption. Family drama. All in Yiddish—and the only person on call to translate it is one spritely 71-year-old woman in Queens.

The Photographer at the Top of the World

When a Danish special forces operative was stationed in remote Greenland, he found his calling: getting remarkably up-close and personal with the rarified creatures on the edge of...

Sex Writing Saved Me

An abusive relationship with my first boyfriend left me feeling lost and broken. A career spent exploring BDSM and an endless variety of vibrators helped me feel whole again.