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tech-science

Wildfires Are Now So Bad That Scientists Are Using Them to Study Nuclear War

A smoke plume from the 2017 wildfires in the Pacific Northwest mirrored simulations of nuclear winter, and showed that the aftermath of a nuke war may be worse than anticipated.
Becky Ferreira
8.8.19
Internet

A Teacher Was Suspended for Showing Teens 'Salad Fingers'

We are so old.
Mack Lamoureux
8.5.19
News

What We Know About the American-Australian Couple Murdered in Northern Canada

The bodies of Chynna Deese and Lucas Fowler were found near the Alaska Highway in northern B.C.
Mack Lamoureux
7.23.19
Drugs

More Drug Users Are Intentionally Using Fentanyl Amid Overdose Crisis, Study Finds

The way we think about harm reduction and fentanyl should change, Canadian researchers suggest.
Luke Ottenhof
5.27.19
trauma

I'm a Paramedic, Please Stop Asking Me About the Worst Thing I've Ever Seen

As a first responder, I’ve been asked this question countless times. Trust me, you don’t want to know.
Alex Miniato
4.9.19
True North Crime

The BC Sex Scandal Between a Juror and Accused Murderer

Twenty years ago, Gillian Guess went from serving on a jury to appearing in front of one.
Meredyth Cole
7.30.18
Travel

A Single Woman’s Guide to Making Friends in a Hostel

Do: give that party hostel a chance. Don’t: worry about being slut shamed.
Mica Lemiski
6.25.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Parents May Face Charges After Live Streaming Attack on Alleged Pedophile

"We fucking tackled him and zap strapped him and called the police.”
Mack Lamoureux
4.18.18
Canada

'Island of Death': Canada's Forgotten Racist Leper Colony

"It's almost like a person's worst nightmare, really – just to be left to die."
Mack Lamoureux
3.22.18
Sex

Many Teen Girls Don’t Know They Can Get an STI From Other Girls

A new Canadian study looks at high schoolers’ understanding of safe lesbian sex.
Sarah Berman
1.11.18
Science

This Neuroscientist Wants Researchers to Study More Female Brains

Most non-human test subjects are male. Aarthi Gobinath wants to change that.
Michael Ruffolo
12.10.17
Travel

We Asked People for Their Wildest Hitchhiking Stories

Sticking your thumb out is the original IRL Chatroulette.
Sarah Berman
12.8.17
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