If You Drink Milk, You Should Probably Also Eat Calf Brains

More than 118,000 male calves were killed on British dairy farms in 2015. London chef Harry Harris thinks we should be using their brains.


Experts Explain Why You Laugh When You Shouldn't

Like, really shouldn't.


Why Ketamine is the Best Drug on Earth

An emergency-room doctor explains why he routinely sticks his patients in the K-hole.


Chengdu Is Obsessed with Sucking Brains Out of Rabbit Skulls

The owner of a popular eatery specialising in spicy rabbit heads admits that eating bunny brains might not be for everyone, but the residents of Chengdu can't get enough.


Nose to Tail and Head to Balls: Eating Every Part of the Animal at a Brazilian Meat Feast

“When an animal kills another one to feed himself, he doesn’t have preferences," says Ariel Argomaniz, one of several chefs who recently gathered to cook an over-the-top nose-to-tail feast in São Paulo.


Cracking the Cranial Vault: What It Feels Like to Perform Brain Surgery

It was my first time peeling down scalp and opening the skull of living human, a thrill unlike any other.


The Rare Condition That Makes You Instantly Forget What Friends and Lovers Look Like

With a rare neurological condition called aphantasia, my inner thoughts are only vague sounds and facts—no pictures, tastes, textures, or smells.


I Have a Rare Visual Disorder That’s Like Being on Shrooms All the Time

"It's a really unique kind of brain problem," says neurologist Dr. Jason Barton.


Art, Science, and Folklore Tackle the Mysteries of Human Consciousness

Delve into the oddities of human consciousness at 'States of Mind,' a new exhibit at London's Wellcome Collection.


New Study Says Cocaine ‘Makes the Brain Eat Itself’

But, like: does it? Actually?


How Cannibals Might Cure Degenerative Brain Diseases

The Kore tribe in Papua New Guinea ate its dead during a prion epidemic called kuru. Eventually, many of the cannibals developed a resistance to kuru altogether.