I Need to Believe the Iguana Scene from 'Planet Earth 2' Is Real
A new report alleges that the iconic iguana chase scene from the BBC nature docuseries was faked. For my ongoing mental health, I simply cannot believe this.
Cooking with Muxes, Mexico's Third Gender
Muxes are people who are born biologically male and dress as women—but they don't consider themselves cross-dressers or transgender. Instead, they are treated as “the third gender,” and they identify neither as men nor as women.
MUNCHIES Eats Iguana and Lionfish on Daily VICE
Watch our staff writer Alex Swerdloff discusses the wild evening he had at New York’s fabled Explorers Club on the latest Daily VICE.
I Ate Iguana and Venomous Lionfish with New York’s Elite
The Explorer's Club’s famous dinner is reputed to be like something out of Andrew Bergman's The Freshman, with a hearty dash of Indiana Jones thrown in for good measure.
Eat an Iguana to Cure Your Hangover
In Nicaragua, iguana broth is widely popular as a hangover cure and as an aphrodisiac.
We Asked a Scientist Why People Keep Seeing Aliens in the Pictures from the Mars Rover
This phenomenon, in which the brain recognizes objects in a field of visual noise, is called pareidolia.
Florida's Best Iguana Meat Chef Makes Tasty Iguana Carnitas Tacos
Amy Freeze never tried the finished product, but her 11-year-old son did.
Nicaragua's Government Suggests Eating Iguana as Massive Food Crisis Looms
Nicaragua is in dire straights. The country—Central America’s poorest—is facing widespread hunger because of bad harvests and the consequent rising prices for staple food items. One of the government’s suggestions? Iguana.
MUNCHIES Guide to Oaxaca - Part 4
Daniel meets Palo, a local Oaxacan muxe (Mexico's third gender), who shows him traditional food like iguana stew, turtle eggs, and armadillo.