Birds Used to Be Freakin’ Huge
From giant penguins to super-tall parrots, human-sized birds used to roam the earth. What happened to them?
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.
This Bird Went Extinct and Then Evolved Into Existence Again
"We know of no other example in rails, or of birds in general, that demonstrates this phenomenon so evidently.”
Let Me Google That For You
I Tried Answering the Top Googled Question: ‘Why Are We Still Here?’
It's the word "still" that makes it poignant.
An Evolution Debate Shows American-style Politics Still Alive In Canada
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall isn’t the only one trying to politicize the Governor General’s comments.
Your Fear of Spiders and Snakes Is Evolutionary, Baby
A study shows that fear is hardwired into everyone, even six month-old babies.
A Brief History of the Smiley Face, Rave Culture's Most Ubiquitous Symbol
The smiley in electronic music isn't merely cute—it's a symbol of defiance.
Poisonous Birds in Papua New Guinea and a Very Baffling Story of Evolution
They secrete batrachotoxin through their feathers, which is one of the world's most deadly poisons.
The World's Most Poisonous Creatures Could Get You High and Save Your Life
In her new book, Venomous, molecular biologist Christie Wilcox goes in-depth exploring the culture and history of venom. VICE sat down with her for a chat about her interest in the world's deadliest creatures.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Science Says You Can Evolve a Bigger Penis By Simply Fucking More
The beetles have done it, so why not us?
Humans Could One Day Evolve to Live Forever
If jellyfish can do it, why can't humans?
This Year's Rookies Are Changing The Idea Of What A NBA Center Can Be
The role of the big man in NBA basketball has evolved at warp speed over the last decade. Six big NBA rookies are doing their part to blast it into the future.