Random Quote: "If I could be a bird, I think I'd be a penguin, because then I could walk around on two feet with a lot of other guys like me. "
- Life In A Troubled Mississippi Prison, Captured On Smuggled Phones
Prison officials said contraband cellphones fuel violence and undermine security. But as a crisis swelled in Mississippi's prisons, images shared by inmates brought attention to troubling conditions.
- An Unbelievable Time-Lapse Of The Snowfall In Newfoundland Yesterday
High winds leave snow piled so high it could take several days to dig out.
- How All Our Tech Heroes Turned Into Tech Villains
Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos and Elizabeth Holme promised game-changing improvements on American life with digital and technical developments. What happened?
- Boy Fooled By Christmas Gift Packaging Thinks He Is Getting An iPhone
Now this is just cruel.
- Hacking Darwin
We are on the verge of perhaps the greatest innovation in the history of our species — a genetically altered future in which many of us will conceive our offspring in labs. If we want to control this future, now is the time to question what we want it to be.
- How 17 Outsize Portraits Rattled a Small Southern Town
Newnan, Ga., decided to use art to help the community celebrate diversity and embrace change. Not everyone was ready for what they saw.
- Watch A SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Explode After Takeoff
The destruction of the Falcon 9 rocket was a planned part of a test to assess the Crew Dragon spacecraft's emergency escape system, so you can watch this without feeling bad.
- This Woman Has The Longest Hair In The World — What's It Like To Live Like That?
Nilanshi Patel has the longest hair in the world at 190 centimeters.
- The Mysterious 'Order Of The Odd Fellows' That Frankly, Belongs In A Wes Anderson Movie
It's a name that had me instantly transfixed, like something Wes Anderson had dreamt up for his next film. The Independent Order of the Odd Fellows — a secret society for.... odd people?
- Century Eggs Are Wildly Popular In China — What Do They Taste Like?
Great Big Story reveals the backstory of the century egg and the people that love them.