Science

Science

This Scientist Is Letting an Insect Grow In Him as a Rite Of Passage

‘It's kinda weird, you can feel it moving around so I joke to my wife that 'it's kicking, it's kicking,' like it's a baby inside of me.'
Mack Lamoureux
2 days ago
Sex

Smoking up Before Sex Can Lead to More Intense Orgasms

A new study reveals that science is on our side.
Dhvani Solani
3.19.19
activism

Meet the Japanese Mums Running a Citizens' Lab to Track Nuclear Radiation

After the 2011 tsunami triggered a nuclear disaster in Fukushima, there were widespread fears about radiation leaking into the environment. Now a group of volunteers—who are mostly mothers—is tackling the issue head-on.
Bobbie van der List
3.12.19
Interviews

We Talked to a Researcher About Why Women Are Attracted to DILFs

A Canadian study has researched the little-explored territory of ‘dads I’d like to fuck.’
Tiffy Thompson
3.12.19
food safety

A Hong Kong Startup Thinks Glowing Fish Embryos Could Improve Food Safety

China’s food safety record has been anything but stellar, but a Hong Kong-based startup sees hope in a food-testing technology, which uses fish embryos that turn fluorescent in the presence of toxins.
Munchies Staff
2.24.19
Science

The Louder the Monkey, the Smaller Its Balls, Study Finds

Howler monkeys can be well-endowed in the voice box or the family jewels, but not both.
Becky Ferreira
2.19.19
politics

Atomic Divorce: How Japan's Nuclear Disaster Is Breaking Up Marriages

Five years after the deadly Japan tsunami, married couples in the country are breaking up over disagreements about radiation safety. The phenomenon has led to a trend known as "atomic divorce," or genpatsu rikon.
Mari Shibata
2.19.19
Science

Why Natural Deodorant Makes You Smell Like Butt

And yes, this seat is taken.
Elizabeth Brown
2.6.19
Getting Out of Bed

Why People Can't Stop Talking About Their Extremely Boring Dreams

"You were in my dream last night."
Kimberly Lawson
2.5.19
Eels

Are London's Eels Really High On Cocaine? Sort of Yes, Kind of No

There's cocaine in the Thames, and there are eels in the Thames, and eels are sensitive to cocaine. These are the facts.
Joel Golby
1.26.19
Bones

Scientists Discover New Type of Blood Vessels In Our Bones

Human anatomy still contains many mysteries.
Jordan Pearson
1.26.19
Science

This Tiny Patch Could Give You a Month's Birth Control in Seconds

Georgia Institute of Technology scientists have invented a microneedle patch that only needs to be briefly pressed against the skin to deliver a contraceptive drug.
Zing Tsjeng
1.21.19
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