Experiment

transport

I Spent a Week Riding Absolutely Everywhere on a Segway

From tourist spots to a meeting at the office, I wanted to understand whether being on a Segway feels as ridiculous as it looks.
Marvin Xin Ku
4.10.19
Experiment

I Tried to Bribe as Many People as Possible in Five Days

An investigation into the power of a crisp €20 note.
Michael Buchinger
11.2.18
Food

I Tried to Eat Thrown Out Food For a Week

Two new apps want to be Ubereats meets dumpster diving, so I tested them out.
Rebecca Tucker
11.29.17
the great escape 2017

How to Break a Band at the Great Escape in About Four Hours

My mission to see how PR people manage hyping acts non-stop at the annual music industry festival.
Alex King; Photos: Theo McInnes
5.24.17
Design

Just In Time for Super Bowl 51, Here's Slo-Mo Footage of an Exploding Football

Are you ready for some (exploding) football?
Diana Shi
2.5.17
Features

We Tested the Theory that Trance Helps Embryos Grow on a Pair of Magic Growing Snowmen

This is a very important scientific experiment—please respect it as such.
Kyle MacNeill
1.25.17
Features

Here's What Happened When a German Reporter Took a Bunch of Hard Drugs on TV

RTL reporter Jenke von Wilmsdorf's latest gonzo experiment feels like the craziest night out you could imagine.
Philipp Kutter
9.27.16
Features

Teengirl Fantasy's Logan Takahashi Gives Us the Lowdown on Ryuichi Sakamoto's Most Influential Releases

We've delved deep into the Japanese genius' genre-spanning back catalogue.
Logan Takahashi
8.8.16
Stuff

I Acted Like an Asshole for a Week to See if it Would Make My Life Better

In some ways, it definitely did.
H. Alan Scott
7.14.16
tech

I Tried to Cut Down on My Drinking by Shocking Myself with an Electric Bracelet

In the end, I started taking sips of booze just for the pleasure of the shocks.
Justin Caffier
6.30.16
Stuff

Yes, What You Eat Does Change How Your Semen Tastes

Legend has it that foods like pineapple make your cum or vagina taste good, while stinky cheese makes you taste rank. We had a male-male and female-female each couple test it out, for science.
Zach Sokol
6.19.16
Stuff

My Week of Microdosing on Acid Was a Failed Test in Self Control

If I'd stuck to a regulation dosage I could have been productive and outstanding. But I have zero self discipline and I never stood a chance.
David Allegretti
6.18.16
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