M.L. Nestel

M.L. Nestel is a Senior Writer at Vocativ. He previously served as a National Correspondent at MailOnline. A native of Los Angeles, M.L. is one of a select few who have reported for all three New York City tabloids including: the New York Post, the New York Daily News and Newsday. You can contact him at mnestel@vocativ.com
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GOOGLE
The Steamy Side of Twitch
Last month, Google paid $1 billion for Twitch, the world's most popular live-streaming gaming site among young males. Video games, however, aren't the only form
Posted: 07/31/14 08:38 EDT
CRIME
The Brooklyn Bridge Flag Whodunit Gets Personal
Police are probing varied groups of suspects—from marauding skateboarders to unionized construction workers—to find the perpetrators who captured the two American flags that fly atop
Posted: 07/28/14 09:33 EDT
JUSTICE
Sheriff Bans “Cool” Orange Jumpsuits
What happens when prison garb becomes trendy? For the sheriff running Michigan's Saginaw County Jail, it means nixing orange jumpsuits and replacing them with black-and-white-striped
Posted: 07/21/14 13:16 EDT
ART
Meet the “Sticker Bombers”
Stickers have long been mini canvases for street artists to test out their latest scribbles, stencils and drawings. "Sticker bombers," as they're called, don't hang
Posted: 07/21/14 12:21 EDT
CELEBRITY
How Jay-Z Sparked a Champagne Theft Ring
In 2006, rapper Jay-Z singlehandedly changed the market for high-end champagne. Until then, the luxury bubbly of choice had been the $500-a-bottle Cristal, which was
Posted: 07/10/14 11:49 EDT
BREADLINE
Detroit Cuts Off Water to 700,000 Poor Residents
When a contractor from Detroit Water and Sewerage Department visited the city's leafy Cherry Lawn neighborhood this May, Herman Davis confronted the waterman. Davis, Detroit’s Board of Education
Posted: 06/24/14 16:27 EDT
IRAQ
Terrorists Seize U.S. Weapons in Iraq
Foreign policy observers are calling it Iraq War III: Radical Sunni insurgents fighting under the umbrella of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
Posted: 06/16/14 09:23 EDT
TURKEY

Is This the Most Dangerous Tattoo in the World?

Elcin Poyrazlar
SOCIETY

The Dumbest "Ice Bucket Challenge" Alternatives

Vocativ Staff
UKRAINE

Ukraine's Cheap, Deadly DIY Drone Army

Dusan Sekulovic
UKRAINE

Ukraine Rises Against Russian Invasion

Sarah Kaufman
SYRIA

ISIS Launches Brutal New Propaganda War Using Hostage Journalist

Markham Nolan
HEALTH

Junk Food Fight: Students Tee Off on Michelle Obama on Social Media

M.L. Nestel
SYRIA

Terror From Above: ISIS is Now Using Drones on the Battlefield

Tomer Michelzon
CRIME

For Thieves, Legos are Like Uncut Diamonds: Untraceable & Invaluable

Shane Dixon Kavanaugh