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.
Desus & Mero
Why the Hell Are Teens Biting into Tide Pods?
Desus and Mero weigh in on the bizarre viral craze.
Under a Microscope, Heavy Metals Look Like Crystal Kingdoms
Chemicals and equations are a glimmering audiovisual feast in this macro 4K film.
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...
The Pools in Rio Have Turned Green
It looks bad, but it is supposedly still safe for the athletes.
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
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.
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This Green Unpleasant Land
Britain's countryside is becoming a dumping ground for organised crime.
Just Add Water: Rain-Activated Street Art
Artist Peregrine Church covers Seattle in water-repelling stencils.
Photos of My Dad, the Amateur Scientist
He's just a dad with a love for chemical reactions and things that go ka-boom.
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.
A Sketchy E-Cigarette Liquid That Gets You High Is Making People Sick in Michigan
People are panicking about 'Cloud Nine'.