Khaane Mein Kya Hai

7 Secrets of an Indian Competitive Eating Champ

Sanket Sankpal, who has been wolfing down a crapload of food for his YouTube channel, lets us in on the method behind the madness.
Dhvani Solani

Meth Bugs Are Rare and Imaginary but They'll Make You Tear Your Skin Off

Anti-drug campaigns make meth bugs look like the benchmark for addiction, but the truth is that you don't need meth to see them, and some meth addicts never do.
Royce Kurmelovs

What's It Like to Hallucinate from Sleep Deprivation?

A look at the science behind the psychosis.
Edward Richards

Can the Long History of 'Madness' Help in Our Understanding of Mental Health Today?

We talked to sociologist Andrew Scull about his new book <i>Madness in Civilization</i>, which traces the history of mental health disorders over 3000 years.
Johannes Neiderhauser

I Ate Nothing but Nutella for a Week and Found My Inner Darkness

What happens when you try to live on chocolatey hazelnut spread alone? Turns out you feel like crap.
David Allegretti
The Film That Made Me...

'Black Swan' Was the Film That Showed Me I'm Not Alone

Striving for perfection can drive you insane, but I didn't realize just how insane I'd become until I watched Darren Aronofsky's film.
Clarisse Loughrey

London's Original Graffiti Artists Were Poets and Political Revolutionaries

Roger Perry spent the late 60s and early 70s photographing their work. His long out-of-print photo collection, <i>The Writing on the Wall</i>, charted London's early graffiti scene. The book is finally being republished this week.
George Stewart-Lockhart
one hit wondering


Madness is often brushed off as a silly band who is just really gung-ho about their place of residence. But SURPRISE—these guys sing about a lot more than just their crib.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim