FaceApp Isn’t Creepy Because It’s Russian, It's Creepy Because It’s Capitalist

FaceApp’s privacy policy is bad. Its policy isn’t uniquely bad because it’s a Russian company.
Caroline Haskins

There’s No Evidence Fireworks Kill Baby Animals

Every Fourth of July, an internet rumor claims that panicked animal parents abandon their young after fireworks displays. There’s no evidence to back this up.
Caroline Haskins
Games News

This New Gaming Handheld Has a Crank (!!) And Looks Cool as Hell

Panic, the company who funded 'Firewatch,' has spent the last 20 years making Mac software. Now, they're doing something different.
Patrick Klepek
stock market

Resist the Urge To Panic When The Stock Market Plunges

Experts say the best advice is to keep calm and carry on when stocks nosedive
Anne Gaviola
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London Rental Opportunity of the Week: An Impossibly Stressful Bedsit in Camden!

This room is the physical equivalent of trying to get two pieces of heavy luggage off a busy bus.
Joel Golby

We Asked People to Sum Up Their Most Irrational Fear in Six Words

“Unknowingly being ‘muffin top epidemic’ b-roll.”
Anna Goldfarb

How Colonialism Fueled Deadly Anti-Vampire Hysteria in Malawi

It's not the first time lingering skepticism of foreigners and local beliefs have produced panic over allegedly bloodsucking predators in the African country.
Mark Hay

We Pushed the Lettuce Ban to Its Absolute Limit

Does anyone want, like, 19 lettuces?
Marianne Eloise and Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

Anxiety Is Slowly Killing Me

There is nothing more uncomfortable than feeling as though you are not in complete control of the systems that function within you. You know there is no logical reason for feeling this way. And yet, in spite of it all, you do.
Megan Koester
The VICE Guide to Mental Health

The 'Hidden' Illness of Post-Natal Depression

Over 250,000 new mothers experience perinatal mental illness each year in Britain. So why did I find it so hard to get help?
Jude Rogers
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This Week in Panic

They say a good way to get over panic attacks is to "welcome the panic," so I recorded every anxious sensation I had for a week.
So Sad Today

We Asked an Expert if the Ebola Virus Will Kill You

It's become a sort of annual ritual for Americans to go wild over the possibility that an exotic, lethal illness might spread from Africa or Southeast Asia to their own backyard.
Matt Taylor