Martin Robbins

Here Be Dragons

Everything You Need to Know About the UK's Ban on Petrol Cars

From 2040, you'll no longer be able to buy new petrol and diesel cars. Here's what that means in real terms.
Martin Robbins
7.27.17
The Weather

How the British Climate Is Going to Change Throughout Our Lifetime

You'll miss our dull weather in 20 years.
Martin Robbins
6.30.17
Here Be Dragons

Statistical Proof You Won't Stay Labour Forever

You only need to look at the past 20 years to see your youthful optimism will one day be ground down to nought.
Martin Robbins
6.6.17
Here Be Dragons

Why You Should Actually Trust the Polls This Election

Labour might be on the rise, but don't expect any surprise upsets on the scale of Brexit or Trump.
Martin Robbins
5.16.17
Here Be Dragons

How I Accidentally Invested in Big Tobacco

Or: conclusive proof that betting against the world really does make you richer.
Martin Robbins
5.3.17
Weed Week

Where We're at with the Link Between Cannabis and Psychosis

The studies say one thing, the right-wing press exaggerates that thing, people freak out and we're none the wiser. So what's the latest?
Martin Robbins
4.20.17
Here Be Dragons

Will Brexit Finally Let Us See the Light?

​A solid 30 percent of Leave voters want to see traditional light bulbs make a comeback. Why is anyone's guess.
Martin Robbins
4.11.17
politics

The Polls Weren't the Problem – We Were

How to read the polls in 2017.
Martin Robbins
12.27.16
News

​For a Whole Bunch of Reasons, 2016 Looks Set to Be the Year of the STI

How can STI rates be up even though fewer people are having sex?
Martin Robbins
1.7.16
Here Be Dragons

Why 'Female Viagra' Isn't Actually a Great Idea

Addyi is no wonder drug. And it definitely isn't anything like Viagra.
Martin Robbins
9.4.15
Here Be Dragons

This Is How Hard It Is to Donate Sperm to the British Government

After a year of being open, the National Sperm Bank has had just nine deposits. But the problem isn't a lack of sperm or wankers – it's that donating the stuff is ridiculously tough to do.
Martin Robbins
9.1.15
Stuff

Cutting Through the Latest Conspiracy Bullshit Surrounding Flight MH370

Inert barnacles with relatively big penises could tell us more about what happened to the plane than any amount of speculation about Russia, the CIA or aliens.
Martin Robbins
8.11.15
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