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December 4, 2018

Chiune Sugihara saved thousands of people with his handwriting, but you don’t even know his name. 

From a young age Sugihara displayed a strong will to follow what he felt was right. While his father wanted him to become a doctor and forced him to take the medical exa...

November 21, 2018

With all the stress of solidifying the Third Reich’s domination in Europe, the German Nazi soldiers had to unwind somehow – but who would have thought their version of fun would include dressing up in women’s clothing?

This paradoxical phenomenon was discovered by art...

October 21, 2017

There's a famous statue in San Diego that a lot of romantics come to see. A structure of a man kissing a woman on the San Diego harbor. A monument that represents the picture of V-J Day, with the sailor and the 'nurse' taken on August 14th, 1945. This structure looks c...

November 29, 2015

Thomas Morton is a journalist and editor for Vice.com. He frequently covers the outskirts of society, including the trap houses of Atlanta, heroin addicts in Prague, militant church cults in New Mexico, and African celebrations in Senegal. But in early 2014, Morton wen...

March 31, 2013

Sorry about the guy talking in the middle, I couldn't find a video without him talking.. This song is one of many of Technique's political and religious works. Point of No Return, Industrial Revolution, Bin Laden, The Fourth Branch, Peruvian Cocaine, and The 3rd World...

November 11, 2012

In this video Chris Burden asks a friend to shoot him. He is trying to make a point that was relevant during the Vietnam War but also applies to other instances where people use guns. This performance piece is very much in agreement with the postmodern idea that art sh...

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