Experiment

Experiment

I Tried to Bribe as Many People as Possible in Five Days

An investigation into the power of a crisp €20 note.
Michael Buchinger
11.2.18
FOOD

I Tried to Eat Thrown Out Food For a Week

Two new apps want to be Ubereats meets dumpster diving, so I tested them out.
Rebecca Tucker
11.29.17
Features

Can Playing Trance Music Actually Help Grow Embryos?

We tested the controversial theory on a pair of Magic Growing Snowman.
Kyle MacNeill
1.25.17
Features

Here's What Happened When a German Reporter Took a Bunch of Hard Drugs on TV

RTL reporter Jenke von Wilmsdorf's latest gonzo experiment feels like the craziest night out you could imagine.
Philipp Kutter
9.26.16
Features

Teengirl Fantasy's Logan Takahashi Gives Us the Lowdown on Ryuichi Sakamoto's Most Influential Releases

We've delved deep into the Japanese genius' genre-spanning back catalogue.
Logan Takahashi
8.8.16
Stuff

I Acted Like an Asshole for a Week to See if it Would Make My Life Better

In some ways, it definitely did.
H. Alan Scott
7.13.16
tech

I Tried to Cut Down on My Drinking by Shocking Myself with an Electric Bracelet

In the end, I started taking sips of booze just for the pleasure of the shocks.
Justin Caffier
6.30.16
Stuff

Yes, What You Eat Does Change How Your Semen Tastes

Urban legend has it that foods like pineapple make your cum or vagina taste good, while stuff like stinky cheese makes your junk taste rank. To find out if there's any validity to this, we had a male-male and female-female couple try a sex experiment.
Zach Sokol
6.19.16
Stuff

My Week of Microdosing on Acid Was a Failed Test in Self Control

If I'd stuck to a regulation dosage I could have been productive and outstanding. But I have zero self discipline and never stood a chance.
David Allegretti
6.15.16
Health

I Tried to Cure My Insomnia by Listening to My Own Voice in My Sleep

Every night, I listened to a recording of my own voice repeating: "I will sleep so deeply tonight; I will have a restful night and wake up feeling awake and alert."
Harriet Alida Lye
5.25.16
New Age Shit

I Said Mean Things to an Apple for Weeks to See if It Rotted Faster

We spent a month saying horrible and nice things to some apples to see if it would really make them decompose quicker.
Hannah Ewens
3.10.16
News

Some Students Got Two Rats to Play Synthesisers and It Sounds Weirdly Beautiful

The ASU students devised the experiment to change perceptions about rodents.
THUMP Staff
1.6.16
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