study

Canada

Finally, We Know How Much Weed and Coke Is in Your City's Pee

A new Stats Can study looked at five major Canadian cities to tell us how much cannabis, cocaine, meth and opioids we've used post-legalization.
Sarah Berman
8.26.19
tech-power

Police Are Feeding Celebrity Photos into Facial Recognition Software to Solve Crimes

Law enforcement agencies are using facial recognition systems with little to no rules, found a new study by the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy and Technology.
Sarah Emerson
5.16.19
food news

There Is Such a Thing as Too Much Coffee, Scientists Say

Jittery? Anxious? Heart pounding out of your chest? If you're downing half a dozen cups a day, you're doing it wrong.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.14.19
Work

Most Free Office Food Is Full of "Empty Calories"

Sure, it tastes delicious. But pizza, bagels, and donuts are not the cornerstones of a nutritious diet, and that's mostly what you get at work—especially when the grub is free—according to a new study.
Funto Omojola
1.24.19
Money

Vancouver Is the Second-Least Affordable Place to Live on the Planet, Study Says

Toronto is only the 11th most expensive place to live according to urban planning company demographia.
Anne Gaviola
1.23.19
Opioid Crisis

The more drugmakers wowed doctors with gifts and lunches, the more people died of drug overdoses, study shows

"Our findings suggest that direct-to-physician opioid marketing may counter current national efforts to reduce the number of opioids prescribed."
Emma Ockerman
1.18.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Millennials Aren't 'Killing' Industries, We're Just Broke, Study Finds

According to the Federal Reserve, "Millennials are less well off than members of earlier generations when they were young."
Harry Cheadle
12.3.18
Science

People In Cold Places Drink More, Study Finds

Alcohol, better than a parka.
Mack Lamoureux
11.26.18
YouTube

You Need to Listen to 'Synthwave,' the Chillest Beats On YouTube

How the genre mined 80s nostalgia and modern dystopia to become a giant on YouTube.
Luke Winkie
10.22.18
Weed

Your Boss Is More Likely to Be Stoned at Work Than You

Nearly one in five Canadian managers say they’ll likely smoke up before work, according to a new poll.
Mack Lamoureux
10.15.18
Drugs

Scientists Gave MDMA to Octopuses and They Started Hugging

Omg keep touching my tentacle.
Evan Young
9.24.18
The Nice Guide to Right Now

Goats Like to See Us Smile, According to Science

Maybe they're not just after our shrubbery.
Nicole Clark
8.29.18
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