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Vape Pods Taste Minty Thanks to Extremely High Levels of a Chemical Banned in Food

The FDA regulates the chemical, called pulegone, in food, but not in e-cigs—so it's unclear which brands contain it.
Hannah Smothers
9 hours ago

Librarian Finds Returned Book with Entire Soft Taco Used as Bookmark

Before all the brands started dumping food in books for #content, a public librarian said that someone actually did this in real life.
Jelisa Castrodale
10 hours ago
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Celebrities Will Say Almost Anything on This App for the Right Price

This is what being famous in 2019 looks like.
Brady Welch
11 hours ago

The Human Causes of the World's Crippling Megafires

I went to northern Russia, where a group of volunteer firefighters showed me how they combat the huge blazes threatening our planet.
Wester van Gaal
12 hours ago

Where the Hong Kong Protests Stand After 100 Days: Rubber Bullets, Petrol Bombs, and 5 Demands

“All Hong Kongers are afraid, but what more do we have to lose?”
Diana Chan
12 hours ago

The Environmental Movement Needs to Reckon with Its Racist History

Because racism in environmentalism hasn’t gone away, and it’s holding the movement back.
Julian Brave NoiseCat
a day ago
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The Bizarre Phenomenon of Subliminal YouTube Videos

Millions of people think watching "subliminals" will make them grow taller and manifest money, but some say YouTubers are hiding dark messages in their videos.
Aris Apostolopoulos
a day ago

The 'Silicon Valley' Creators Are Making a New Show About, Uh,

Get ready for the origin story of the first online dating site.
River Donaghey
a day ago

A Philippine Lawmaker Wants Private Vehicles off the Main Highway During Rush Hour

Metro Manila residents are calling for a 'more realistic’ solution.
Lia Savillo
a day ago
Environmental Extremes

Everest is Melting, Revealing Tons of Garbage and Human Bodies

“The world’s highest garbage dump” is throwing up trash and corpses that lay buried for decades as commercial mountaineering meets climate change.
Omkar Khandekar
a day ago
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Indian College Principal Smashes Students’ Phones With a Hammer so They Follow His Mobile Ban

Pissed that students continued to flout the rule and use their phones on campus, Principal RM Bhatt went Hulk-mode batshit on their devices.
Shamani Joshi
a day ago
Environmental Extremes

This Is What Australia's Recycling Crisis Looks Like

In 2018 China stopped accepting their recyclable waste. They've been dumping it in landfill and stashing it in warehouses ever since.
Gavin Butler
Julian Morgans
a day ago