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How Dangerous Are Dry Cleaning Chemicals?

The alternatives to the most notorious dry cleaning solvent are fairly diverse—but many of them don’t seem any safer.
Mark Hay
6.5.19
Desus & Mero

Why the Hell Are Teens Biting into Tide Pods?

Desus and Mero weigh in on the bizarre viral craze.
VICE Staff
1.17.18
Rio 2016

The Pools in Rio Have Turned Green

It looks bad, but it is supposedly still safe for the athletes.
Patrick Sauer
8.10.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Police May Have Found a Secret Meth Lab Under a Walmart Parking Lot

Walmart shoppers watched as crews in hazmat suits pulled evidence up through the parking lot's manhole.
VICE Staff
8.10.16
News

Everything We Know So Far About the Massive Explosions in Tianjin

The blasts left at least 70 dead and 500 wounded, and Chinese officials are looking into whether this tragedy was a result of poor safety regulations or practices.
Mark Hay
8.13.15
Photo

Photos of My Dad, the Amateur Scientist

He's just a dad with a love for chemical reactions and things that go ka-boom.
Graham Walzer
11.4.14
Film

Revisiting the Greatest LSD-Aided Athletic Performance of All Time

A new film tells the story of Dock Ellis, a pitcher who fought the baseball establishment, partied harder than anyone else in the sport, and supposedly threw a no-hitter while tripping on acid.
Mike Pearl
10.13.14
Stuff

A Sketchy E-Cigarette Liquid That Gets You High Is Making People Sick in Michigan

People are panicking over "Cloud Nine," a new synthetic drug that has sent dozens of kids to the hospital.
Mike Pearl
10.7.14
Culture

Remembering Sasha Shulgin with His Psychonaut Friends at Erowid

Alexander Shulgin, the "Godfather of Ecstasy," died Monday from liver cancer. He had reached 88-years-old despite decades of putting as-yet untested psychoactive chemicals into his body. He'll be missed.
Mike Pearl
6.4.14
News

The Number of Contaminated Sites in Northwestern Ontario Has Changed Dramatically

After we published a story detailing how a vast amount of contaminated sites in Ontario affect First Nations communities, the government started to shift around their numbers, which they say was purely coincidental.
Martha Troian
5.13.14
News

Nicotine-Derived Pesticides Are Killing All of Canada's Bees

Ontarian bees are under chemical attack. Since the widespread use of neonicotinoids as pesticides on the province’s corn crops began, bee populations have been in decline. Recently our buddy Liam shot and co-directed this video for the Ontario...
Martha Cote
12.11.13
News

Fracking Gave Me Gonorrhea

Trucks loaded with drilling equipment and chemicals are arriving in tumbleweed towns across America to start fracking. In tow with this machinery are workingmen with an insatiable appetite for raw sex and hard drugs, who are bringing big city problems...
Peter Rugh
10.17.13
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