chemicals

microplastics

You're Definitely Consuming Microplastics, But Not Just In Seafood and Tap Water

A leading researcher in the field talks why tap water and seafood shouldn't be our only concern when it comes to the issue of microplastics.
Lauren Rothman
7.19.18
Desus & Mero

Why the Hell Are Teens Biting into Tide Pods?

Desus and Mero weigh in on the bizarre viral craze.
VICE Staff
1.17.18
Film

Under a Microscope, Heavy Metals Look Like Crystal Kingdoms

Chemicals and equations are a glimmering audiovisual feast in this macro 4K film.
Kara Weisenstein
12.20.16
agriculture

All Aboard the Ship Sailing Near-Extinct Grains From Oslo to Istanbul

Norway-based art collective Futurefarmers has commandeered a former rescue boat to transport ancient grains from Oslo to Istanbul. “We’re using the seeds as a way to talk about challenges within the food system,” says Amy Franceschini, one of the...
Daisy Meager
10.26.16
Rio 2016

The Pools in Rio Have Turned Green

It looks bad, but it is supposedly still safe for the athletes.
Patrick Sauer
8.11.16
Art

How to Make Paintings from Psychedelic Drugs

"If chemistry has been neglected by visual artists, it might be explained by the simple fact that molecules are invisible." --Hamilton Morris
Beckett Mufson
10.2.15
News

Everything We Know So Far About the Massive Explosions in Tianjin

The blasts left at least 70 dead and 500 wounded, and Chinese officials are looking into whether this tragedy was a result of poor safety regulations or practices.
Mark Hay
8.13.15
the Earth Died Screaming Issue

This Green Unpleasant Land

Britain's countryside is becoming a dumping ground for organised crime.
Max Daly
6.13.15
Art

Just Add Water: Rain-Activated Street Art

Artist Peregrine Church covers Seattle in water-repelling stencils.
Beckett Mufson
3.27.15
Photo

Photos of My Dad, the Amateur Scientist

He's just a dad with a love for chemical reactions and things that go ka-boom.
Graham Walzer
11.4.14
Film

Revisiting the Greatest LSD-Aided Athletic Performance of All Time

We talked to the director of a new film about drug-loving pitcher Dock Ellis.
Mike Pearl
10.14.14
Stuff

A Sketchy E-Cigarette Liquid That Gets You High Is Making People Sick in Michigan

People are panicking about 'Cloud Nine'.
Mike Pearl
10.7.14
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