Emotions

Music

What it Feels Like to Get No Enjoyment From Music

“I've missed out on friendships and social situations because of it.”
James Greig
8.23.19
Culture

Emojis That Don’t Exist but Should

If we all had a bong, we’d all get along.
Shamani Joshi
Dhvani Solani
7.18.19
psychology

Echoists Are Basically the Opposite of Narcissists

Compliments and special attention tend to make them cringe.
Julie Stewart
12.12.18
It's Science

'Cute Aggression' Is the Desire to Crush Adorable Things

A portion of people have it, and researchers think they might know why.
Shayla Love
12.10.18
Music

The Guide to Getting into Mariah Carey, the Originator of All This Pop Shit

Mariah Carey brought hip-hop to a pop audience not out of necessity, but because it was a part of her identity.
Kristin Corry
11.17.18
relationships

The Emotional Impact of Having Sex With an Ex Isn't Always Bad

Hookups between former partners are surprisingly common, according to a new study.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
11.9.18
mental health

I Didn’t Cry for 19 Years

And now I'm teaching myself how.
Philip Eil
10.3.18
VICE TONIC

MDMA Mimics a Genetic Disorder Called 'Cocktail Party Syndrome'

Williams syndrome is often called the opposite of autism—so researchers believe MDMA could help people on the autism spectrum.
Jennifer Latson
7.23.18
body

Your Voice Actually Changes When You Talk to Someone Intimidating

Using a higher-pitched voice could signal that you're not a threat.
Viktoria Mileva
6.18.18
Photo

This Photographer Searches for the Messages Strangers Carve in Trees

Photographer Eirik Johnson captures raw memory carved into tree trunks.
Jon Feinstein
5.22.18
mental health

People Who Never Apologise Probably Aren't Nice to Themselves Either

It's hard to forge a connection with someone who believes they're never wrong.
جيسيكا دوري
2.7.18
Robot Wars

The Fragility of Adult Emotion, Or: That Guy From ‘Robot Wars’ Losing His Shit Was Really Funny

It was, yeah.
Joel Golby
3.14.17
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