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The artist capturing the heritage of Vuse and the McLaren Formula 1 Team
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The artist capturing the heritage of Vuse and the McLaren Formula 1 Team

Thinking of Formula 1, you might naturally conjure an impression of incomparable speed, noise, and state-of-the-art precision engineering. You might think of the elite sport’s associations with wealth, glamour, and prestige. But a new artwork at the headquarters of The McLaren F1 Team (an iconic building designed by visionary architect Norman Foster) stands as a...

Germany plans to legalise recreational cannabis
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Germany plans to legalise recreational cannabis

In more depressing news for everyone living in the UK, the German government has recently proposed plans to make the recreational consumption, cultivation and possession of cannabis entirely legal. The plans outlined could make the German cannabis market the biggest regulated market in the world. Cannabis would be available for purchase in specialist shops and...

Julia Fox is the new face of KNWLS
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Julia Fox is the new face of KNWLS

Despite being able to fashion herself objectively fire fits out of the most incongruous of household items – including a beach towel just this week – Julia Fox is a big supporter of rising talent.  Since exploding into public consciousness through a short-lived, Carbone Cacio e Pepe-fuelled romance with Kanye West, the self-proclaimed Josh Safdie...

International students on rent strike are being threatened with deportation
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International students on rent strike are being threatened with deportation

International student rent strikers at the University of York have been threatened with deportation by a debt collection agency hired by the university, according to members of the York Student Solidarity Network (YSSN). On Friday, YSSN met with members of the University of York executive to demand that the university cease “its campaign of harassment”...

Hypothetical babies are being prioritised over real women’s pain
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Hypothetical babies are being prioritised over real women’s pain

Young women, non-binary and AFAB people in the UK are being denied everything from antidepressants to cluster headache medication solely because they are of ‘childbearing’ age “When I told my doctor I was trying to conceive, they immediately stopped [prescribing me] SSRIs,” Laura Teare-Jones, host of the podcast My Hormones, My Health, says. “I was...

From the cosmic cliffs to the Hand of God: Unpicking the poetry of space
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From the cosmic cliffs to the Hand of God: Unpicking the poetry of space

How do the intergalactic objects captured by the James Webb Space Telescope get their names? We asked astronomer Bob Fosbury, AKA the man who christened the Cartwheel Galaxy An intergalactic tarantula. A cosmic whirlpool. A diamond necklace of galactic proportions. The tadpole and the porpoise, the sunflower and the sombrero. A cosmic cloud with a...

Heith’s wyrd debut merges occult practices and ritualistic raving
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Heith’s wyrd debut merges occult practices and ritualistic raving

Ahead of his performance at Unsound festival, we catch up with the Milan-based artist about his debut album X, Wheel The cover of Heith’s debut album X, Wheel features a digital manuscript covered in glyphs and sigils. Inspired by the automatic drawings of occultist Austin Spare, the Milan-based artist teamed up with his friend and...

13 films to watch this Halloween, according to the Dazed team
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13 films to watch this Halloween, according to the Dazed team

If the terrors of everyday life aren’t enough TOKYO GORE POLICE (2008) Tokyo Gore Police (2008) is Yoshihiro Nishimura’s splatterific directorial debut about a futuristic, samurai sword-wielding police officer whose mission is to hunt down “engineers” – freaky mutants whose bodies have morphed into lethal firearms. Featuring penis canons, vagina dentatas and acid-spewing breasts, it’s gooey,...