Science

LIES WE'VE BEEN TOLD BY RHYMES

That 'Beer Before Wine, Wine Before Beer' Rhyme Is a Lie

Science says so.
Joel Golby
2.8.19
Culture

Why Does the Sun Make Some People Sneeze?

A little girl's drawing on Reddit sheds light on why some people react to sunlight with and "ACHOO!"
Beckett Mufson
1.24.19
Eels

Are London's Eels Really High On Cocaine? Sort of Yes, Kind of No

There's cocaine in the Thames, and there are eels in the Thames, and eels are sensitive to cocaine. These are the facts.
Joel Golby
1.21.19
Science

The Strange Story of the Lab Mouse Bred to Die

The "Oncomouse" was developed to help scientists cure cancer. The catch is that it develops breast cancer six months into its existence.
Gavin Haynes
1.10.19
Culture

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Is Canceled (for Now) Amid His #MeToo Reckoning

Nat Geo is doing the right thing by investigating, but it's coming pretty late.
Kara Weisenstein
1.4.19
ALIENS

I Treat People Who Believe They've Been Abducted By Aliens

Nicholas Dumont is the go-to psychologist for people who are certain they've met aliens.
Paul Douard
12.4.18
Science

People In Cold Places Drink More, Study Finds

Alcohol, better than a parka.
Mack Lamoureux
11.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Says He Gets Climate Change Because of His 'Natural Instinct for Science'

"I am truly an environmentalist."
River Donaghey
10.18.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Please Let the Giant Skull Asteroid End Us All

Bring it on.
River Donaghey
10.4.18
palu earthquake

The Horror of Watching Your Home Get Swallowed by Liquid Earth

“My son is still traumatized. He asked me, 'Can I sleep with my eyes open? I’m afraid there will be another earthquake.'"
Iqbal Lubis
10.3.18
Drugs

Scientists Gave MDMA to Octopuses and They Started Hugging

Omg keep touching my tentacle.
Evan Young
9.24.18
Australia Today

Even Flat Earthers Believe in Climate Change

The Flat Earth Society says it's "irresponsible to question something with so much overwhelming evidence behind it".
Gavin Butler
9.3.18
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