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Science

Darwin’s Finches Are In Danger Because a Parasite Is Changing Their Mating Song

By deforming their beaks, an introduced parasite is causing two finch species to hybridize, changing the course of their evolution.
Madeleine Gregory
6.13.19
Stuff

Three Years After His Brush with Fame, the IKEA Monkey Is Doing Great

On December 9, 2012, Darwin the macaque became a celebrity after a photo of him in a coat went viral. Today he lives at the Story Book Farm Primate Sanctuary in Ontario.
Jen Crothers
12.9.15
Stuff

Cry-Baby of the Week: A Chef Threatened to Kill a Coworker Over the Best Way to Make Pizza

Also this week: A woman called the police because her neighbor called her a name.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
9.11.15
Music

Prison: the Musical

Incarcerated and in tune.
Girard Dorney
9.6.15
Film

We Asked An Evolutionary Biologist What the Hell Minions Actually Are

"We don't have any evidence to suggest that these aren't just really big bags of jelly as opposed to very complicated skeletal structures with muscles."
Mike Pearl
7.14.15
News

An Australian Protester on a Plane Stopped an Asylum Seeker from Being Potentially Deported

A solitary activist aboard a Qantas flight yesterday successfully prevented the transfer and possible deportation of a Tamil man who was dreading being returned to Sri Lanka.
Denham Sadler
2.3.15
Vice Blog

Science Has Finally Outsmarted Bedbugs (We Hope)

After half a decade of toil, researchers have announced that they have developed a new bedbug trap with the potential to revolutionize the fight against the miniature bloodsuckers.
Mark Hay
12.26.14
tech

Thanks to Sex, Humans Are Still Evolving

Just because we have incredible access to food and healthcare doesn't mean we're not evolving. Natural selection is always happening thanks to the practice of boning.
Derek Mead
5.2.12