Health

Menk, by John Doran

I Got Hit By a Car and Turned Into a Racist Libertines Fan

Serious trauma does funny stuff to your brain.
John Doran
9.17.18
mental health

Breaking Up with a Depressed Partner Doesn't Make You a Bad Person

When my partner Max was struggling with depression, I tried to be everything to him—but sometimes, you need to let the people you love seek professional help on their own.
Shanti Das
9.13.18
Cannabis

I Ate and Drank Nothing But CBD-Infused Meals for a Week

If CBD is so good for you, wouldn't nothing but CBD be great for you?
Justin Caffier
9.13.18
mental health

Kids With Depression Aren't Getting the Help They Need

The WHO estimates that depression is the main cause of illness for teenagers. Yet many healthcare professionals still don't know how to treat it.
Rebecca Baden
9.10.18
Books

The Bizarre Untold Origin Story of the Myers-Briggs Personality Indicator

How a mother-daughter team created the pseudoscientific quiz that conquered the world.
Nicole Clark
9.6.18
science is cool

Scientists Discovered a New Human Brain Cell

And other crazy stuff you might have missed in science news this week.
Shayla Love
8.30.18
Dating

I Am HIV-Positive. This Is What It's Like to Date

When writer and activist Juno Roche was diagnosed with HIV in the early 1990s, it felt like being given a death sentence. She explains what it was like to date and find intimacy again while living with HIV.
Juno Roche
8.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Man Fell Into a Massive, Fake-Looking Hole at an Art Museum

He literally descended into Anish Kapoor's "Descent into Limbo."
Beckett Mufson
8.21.18
plastic surgery

Why More Men Are Getting Calf and Pec Implants

Apparently women aren’t the only ones getting body implants.
Allison Tierney
8.10.18
spicy food

Can Too Much Spicy Food Ruin Your Taste Buds? I Asked a Chile Expert

As a hot sauce obsessive, I had to know.
Adam Rothbarth
8.8.18
mental illness

PTSD, Suicide, and Despair: The Silent Perils of Being a Firefighter

The most dangerous part of the job can come when firefighters are off the clock.
Cole Kazdin
8.7.18
wellness

The Most Dubious Things Goop's New Fact-Checker Should Look Into

As of September, Goop will have a fact-checker. Here's some stuff from the Goop site that they should probably get on ASAP.
Nicole Clark
7.27.18