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It’s 2019 and Scientists Have Created Mind-Controlled Rat Cyborgs

A team in China figured out a way to take control of a rat and "steer" it through a maze with their thoughts.
Gavin Butler

Catching Up With the Artist Behind "Pizza Rat" and Other Viral Videos

We asked Zardulu if you can believe a viral video is authentic, and whether it even matters.
Sarah Berman
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A Guy in Brisbane Was Sentenced for Biting the Head off a Live Rat

"I don't think it was that bad," said Matthew Maloney after biting the rat, drinking three shots of vodka, and getting a chair broken over his head—all for a Facebook video.
Scott Renton

A Man Released a Rat in a Restaurant to Get Out of a $10 Bill and the Owner Called for His Death

Christopher Baker didn't want to pay for his Valentine's buffet for one.
Joel Golby

I Destroyed Banksy's Rat

With the help of a small-time drug dealer, an idiot housemate and a Polish builder.
Evelyn Lilo

"Rat" by Dances Will Take 1 Minute 41 Seconds of Your Time

We're busy, you're busy, and luckily this is short and really great.
Kim Taylor Bennett

Gross Jar 2012 - Dead Rat

What happens when you put a dead rat in a jar full of human shit? Let's find out.
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The Music Issue

Gross Jar

If there were ever any concerns about God's feelings toward the Gross Jar and its mix-n-match approach to his wonderverse, they were allayed this morning when he delivered unto the office toilet a ringing endorsement in the form of a floating black rat.
VICE Staff
The Drugs Issue

Gross Jar

Spring has come, and our former rat deficiency has blossomed like a patch of verminous rhododendron into an overwhelming abundance.
VICE Staff