scotland

tech-science

This Scottish Worm Has Eyes on Its Butt

Ampharete oculicirrata has a set of peepers for each side of its half-centimeter body.
Becky Ferreira
6.21.19
food news

Scottish Restaurant Investigated for Selling 'Spicy Aardvark' Pizza

It's a mix of "mince, chicken, and lamb," said a worker, but the local council is investigating anyway.
Bettina Makalintal
5.10.19
Film

Screw Sundance, 'KeanuCon' Is the Only Film Festival That Matters

You'll get to see 'Speed,' 'The Matrix,' both Bill and Ted movies, and something called "Wyld Stallyns live"—what more could you want?
River Donaghey
4.23.19
history

Three Men Vanished From a Scottish Island 100 Years Ago and People Are Still Looking

The disappearance at the turn of the 20th century still fascinates over a century later.
Mack Lamoureux
4.4.19
lgbtqia

The Artists Bringing LGBT+ Narratives into Scottish Folk Music

We hung out with the musicians in Bogha-frois, a new collective pulling trad folk out of its strict hetero boundaries.
Ross McIndoe
1.21.19
Drugs

The Hidden Killer of Dundee's Street Drug Users

We spoke to drug workers and users about what's going on in the "drug death capital of Europe".
Francisco Garcia
11.7.18
sectarianism

Scotland's Sectarian Orange Order Is Trying to Get with the Times

The arcane organisation with roots in consolidating colonial rule in Ireland is trying to modernise.
Liam Turbett
10.5.18
Food

I Destroyed My Insides with That Viral 5,000-Calorie Munchy Box

For a laugh!
Tom Usher
9.6.18
Features

Why Scotland Has a Reputation for Making Potent, Political Pop

This summer, a major exhibition and the annual Edinburgh International Festival has said as much – but how much truth is there to that idea?
Assa Samaké-Roman
8.28.18
politics

Scotland Is Not as Woke as It Thinks It Is

So argue the authors of a new book, 'No Problem Here: Understanding Racism in Scotland'.
Francisco Garcia
7.31.18
Essays

The Magnetism of Sadness and Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison

Hutchison, 36, died after years of struggling with depression. But during that time he made joyous poetry out of being a boring adult still struggling to figure your shit out.
Josh Visser
5.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Innocent Metalhead Campout Turned into a Massive Police Rescue Operation

The locals apparently thought they were some suicidal cult.
Drew Schwartz
4.10.18
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