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tech-science

Scientists Reveal Hidden Genetic Processes that Cause Sex Changes in Fish

The bluehead wrasse uses a "best of both worlds" mating strategy that involves morphing from female to male.
Becky Ferreira
7.10.19
Science

The Largest Algae Bloom in World History Is Now Off the Florida Coast

Researchers are tracking the algae Sargassum, which has created record blooms nearly every year since 2011.
Madeleine Gregory
7.4.19
Corruption-money

The Strange Rise and Sudden Fall of the Florida Mayor Who Took on a SWAT Team

A disgraced doctor and alleged user of crack and meth managed to take over a city until he got caught. Somehow, that was just the beginning.
Francisco Alvarado
6.11.19
food news

Florida Couple's Picnic Ruined by Guacamole-Stealing Alligator

"The worst part is, we had a big bowl of guac made... He put the whole bowl in his mouth."
Bettina Makalintal
6.5.19
tech-science

Florida Captures, Kills Giant Lizard That Terrorised Local Community for a Year

The elusive, human-sized reptile was nabbed by wildlife authorities.
Sarah Emerson
5.19.19
climate change

The $1 Trillion Storm: How a Single Hurricane Could Rupture the World Economy

Climate change and a potentially vulnerable insurance market could combine in a disaster that starts in South Florida but hits the entire globe.
Geoff Dembicki
3.3.19
LGBTQ

Inside the Florida Town Where the Government Is 100 Percent LGBTQ

Wilton Manors has achieved a quiet milestone.
Zak Bennett
2.27.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This 'Sinkhole' in Florida Turned Out to Be a Secret Underground Tunnel to a Bank

"I’ve only seen something like this in the movies."
River Donaghey
1.31.19
extremism

What We Know About the 'Male Supremacist' Who Shot Up a Florida Yoga Studio

Two people were killed and several more injured by an army vet with a history of violence against women and online rage.
Allie Conti
11.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Woman Decorated Her Lawn Like a Concentration Camp for Halloween

Complete with Hitler-saluting skeletons and an "arbeit macht frei" sign.
Drew Schwartz
11.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Someone Had a Terrifying Run-In with This Massive Gator Again

And he looks like he somehow got bigger...
Drew Schwartz
10.17.18
Decoding Extremism

How to Talk Someone Out of Being a Racist Dickhead

A psychology student who helped convert an extreme right radio jock told us which arguments she used and how.
Allie Conti
9.27.18
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