With nearly half of India’s economic activity in the informal sector, ‘shadow economies’ permeate the lives of every citizen in India.
People come from all over the world to Arizona’s Diamond Mountain University, hoping to master Tibetan teachings and achieve peace of mind. For some, the search for enlightenment can...
Thousands of westerners flock to India to seek spiritual transcendence. For some, the quest turns deadly.
For more than a century bones from the countryside of West Bengal, India provided raw materials for anatomical education in Western universities.
Satellite-linked emergency devices give backpackers, skiers, and boaters fingertip power to cry for help. Alas, people often cry wolf.
Border tensions between India and Bangladesh have turned deadly. More than 1000 innocent people have been killed in the last decade.
Gestational dormitories. Routine C-sections. Quintuple embryo implants. Brave New World? Nope, surrogacy tourism.
A $900 million business in human hair starts at a temple in India where religious devotees offer up their locks to the god Venkateswara.
You've heard of sex trafficking, but what about egg trafficking? Anything goes when the fertility business goes global.
How the best intentions of the medical community accidentally created an international organ-trafficking underground.
It's Tuesday morning and the streets of Bangalore are, as always, jammed with traffic and saturated with smog. A young tech worker and his pregnant wife navigate the dusty...
The only way to get land in India's tech capital is to enlist the help of the mob. And the guy running the whole show is Muthappa Rai.
The pirates who prowl the Somali coast aren't just buccaneers; they're businessmen.
A Wired story breaking down the costs of body parts around the world. There's also a picture of a very hairy man.
A Midwestern kid's family believes his birth parents put him up for adoption. An Indian couple claim he was kidnapped from them and sold. Who's right?
For 40 years India's Maoist rebels have fought the government. Now they've found a way to make money doing it.
Jamie Mantzel is a madman; just look at his giant robot spider.