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  • Gross Jar 2012 - Dead Rat

    What happens when you put a dead rat in a jar full of human shit? Let's find out.

  • Gross Jar 2012 - Part Three: Swapping Jars and Adding Animals

    The grossness had outgrown its glassy prison. It was time to transfer the disgusting contents to a new jar, and throw in some bits of animal.

  • Gross Jar 2012 - Part One: It's Alive!

    It's back and it's already awful.

  • Gross Jar: The Second Coming

    Yesterday, Christians remembered Jesus's resurrection. Today, we are announcing the resurrection of our own sort of Christ, the Gross Jar.

  • Gross Jar

    In 1980, the neighborhood of Love Canal in Niagara Falls was evacuated after the EPA figured out that chemicals seeping up from an old, buried toxic waste dump were causing the residents' kids to be born as disease-prone mutants.

  • Gross Jar

    A little over a year ago, we ran an article in which we pitted a friend of ours against some cockroaches (it ended with several of their heads in his mouth-remember?).

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  • Gross Jar

    A lot of times when people bring up the Gross Jar with somebody from the magazine, they think they're being super clever by saying stuff like, "Man, what if something's alive in there" all sarcastically.

  • Gross Jar

    Spring has come, and our former rat deficiency has blossomed like a patch of verminous rhododendron into an overwhelming abundance.

  • Gross Jar

    Ever since our bacchanalian yarf-off back in August, we've been sort of quietly avoiding the Gross Jar. Everyone's high spirits that day filled us with a speedlike sense of ambition and we swore to really get back into the project, but then we couldn't...

  • A Million Little Gross Jars

    A dedicated reader in San Francisco keeps an assortment of gross jars in her house. Here they are...A few months ago I was keeping a huge, oozy garden slug in a jar along with a few daddy longlegs and some vegetation. One day I noticed the slug was...

  • Gross Jar

    Due to overwhelming amounts of reader mail requesting its return, we are pleased to bring you Gross Jar 2.0.