scotland

tech-science

This Scottish Worm Has Eyes on Its Butt

Ampharete oculicirrata has a set of peepers for each side of its half-centimeter body.
Becky Ferreira
6.20.19
food news

Scottish Restaurant Investigated for Selling 'Spicy Aardvark' Pizza

It's a mix of "mince, chicken, and lamb," said a worker, but the local council is investigating anyway.
Bettina Makalintal
5.12.19
history

Three Men Vanished from a Scottish Island 120 Years Ago and People Are Still Looking

The rather unassuming white lighthouse located off Scotland’s Western Isles is home to one of the greatest mysteries of the Atlantic.
Mack Lamoureux
4.4.19
Feasts

Want to Know Who Partied at Stonehenge? Look at the Pig Bones

Some 4,500 years ago, the ticket to a megalithic party was a pig from your local farm.
Becky Ferreira
3.14.19
lgbtqia

The Artists Bringing LGBT+ Narratives into Scottish Folk Music

We hung out with the musicians in Bogha-frois, a new collective pulling trad folk out of its strict hetero boundaries.
Ross McIndoe
1.21.19
Travel

I Went to an Islamic Exorcism in the Back of a Glaswegian Nail Salon

Turns out it's as good a place as any to cleanse your soul of evil spirits.
Nick Chester
1.15.19
Food

I Destroyed My Insides by Eating a 5,000-Calorie Box Full of Fried Food

Don't try this at home.
Tom Usher
12.5.18
Features

Why Scotland Has a Reputation for Making Potent, Political Pop

This summer, a major exhibition and the annual Edinburgh International Festival has said as much – but how much truth is there to that idea?
Assa Samaké-Roman
8.29.18
Essays

How The Music You Heard as a Young Adult is Deeply Affecting

It's easy to think certain records make you a new person. In reality they're a nostalgic memory of a time gone by that's hard to shake.
Francisco Garcia
6.14.18
Essays

The Magnetism of Sadness and Frightened Rabbit's Scott Hutchison

Hutchison, 36, died after years of struggling with depression. But during that time he made joyous poetry out of being a boring adult still struggling to figure your shit out.
Josh Visser
5.13.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Innocent Metalhead Campout Turned into a Massive Police Rescue Operation

The locals apparently thought they were some suicidal cult.
Drew Schwartz
4.11.18
YouTube

This Guy Taught a Pug to Heil Hitler and Was Convicted of a Hate Crime

The "professional shitposter" who goes by the name Count Dankula could wind up behind bars for up to six months.
Drew Schwartz
3.20.18
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