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I Asked My Dentist If I Should Get Drake’s Diamond Tooth Implant
What is activated charcoal, why is Drake using it, and does it really attract “baddies” at the club?
The Science Behind Why You Keep Smashing Replay on That One Song
I have a legitimate problem with repeat listens, so I called a music professor and brain scientist for answers.
We Asked a Lawyer If Jason Derulo Really Owes a Students' Union £20k
Some British college students at Keele University are having a go at Jason Derulo on Twitter for not performing at their school earlier this year.
A Sociologist Explains Why You Get Depressed After Festivals
Humans define themselves in relation to others, and it sucks to leave that behind.
A Lawyer Explains How to Take a Sexual Misconduct Case to Court in the Music Industry
We talk to civil rights attorney Lisa Bloom, who has represented accusers of Bill O’Reilly, Bill Cosby, and Donald Trump, about what's needed, what happens, and what's at stake when trying sexual harassment and assault.
We Asked a Filmmaker to Rank the MTV VMA ‘Best Editing’ Nominees
Objectively speaking, does the Weeknd tell a smoother visual story than, say, Chainsmokers?
We Asked a Sword Instructor to Judge Lupe Fiasco’s Use of a Blade
In a move we didn't see coming, we found ourselves along the way.
We Asked a Doctor If 56 Xanax in One Month Is Really That Crazy
Apparently taking Xanax has the same effect as just getting really, really drunk.
Why Are So Many High Profile Artists Against Letting Photographers Own Their Own Pictures?
We asked a lawyer why photographers are having to sign their rights away to take pictures of artists like Taylor Swift and the Foo Fighters.
Why Are Festival Comedowns So Awful? We Asked a Doctor
We asked Tim Williams, a Consultant Addiction Psychiatrist, why post-festival comedowns are a thing and how we can deal with them.
Is Music a Language and Can It Teach Us How to Speak? We Asked a Neuroscientist
Turns out that jazz kid you hated on at school might have been onto something.