My Surreal Night at a Make-Believe Brothel
I went to a sex workshop designed to turn people's sex-work fantasies into semi-reality. Monopoly money included.
The Scientific Reason You Were So Desperate to Fit In as a Teen
There's a reason teens are so bewildering to non-teens: Their brains are literally wired differently.
Why You Were So Desperate to Fit in as a Teenager
There's a scientific reason teens are so bewildering to non-teens—their brains are literally wired differently.
Old Crocodiles Never Die, They Just Keep Getting Bigger
Let's talk about negligible senescence, and how crocodiles technically never age. In the end it's injury or disease that gets them.
An Interview with One of the First Australian Doctors to Fight Back Against AIDS
To get a sense of the fear around HIV/AIDS in the 1980s, we spoke to Professor Suzanne Crowe, who co-established Australia's first specialist clinic.
I Asked a Neuroscientist Why I Want to Crush Every Cute Animal I See
Have you ever said, "Oh my God that puppy is so adorable I could just KILL it?" That's called "cute aggression," and it's a well-documented psychological phenomenon.