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tech-science

Scientists Reveal Hidden Genetic Processes that Cause Sex Changes in Fish

The bluehead wrasse uses a "best of both worlds" mating strategy that involves morphing from female to male.
Becky Ferreira
5 days ago
Science

The Largest Algae Bloom in World History Is Now Off the Florida Coast

Researchers are tracking the algae Sargassum, which has created record blooms nearly every year since 2011.
Madeleine Gregory
7.8.19
Corruption-money

The Strange Rise and Sudden Fall of the Florida Mayor Who Took on a SWAT Team

A disgraced doctor and alleged user of crack and meth managed to take over a city until he got caught. Somehow, that was just the beginning.
Francisco Alvarado
6.10.19
Culture

Harmony Korine on the Sun-Soaked Joy of Filming 'The Beach Bum' in the Florida Keys

The legendary cult director's first film in seven years follows Matthew McConaughey​​'s Moondog as he meanders through bars and avoids writing poetry.
Alex Norcia
4.1.19
THE ENVIRONMENT

Florida Legislator Proposes Ban On Plastic Straw... Bans

The bill would prevent any local government from banning the straws until at least 2024.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.7.19
climate change

The $1 Trillion Storm: How a Single Hurricane Could Rupture the World Economy

Climate change and a potentially vulnerable insurance market could combine in a disaster that starts in South Florida but hits the entire globe.
Geoff Dembicki
3.4.19
LGBTQ

Inside the Florida Town Where the Government Is 100 Percent LGBTQ

Wilton Manors has achieved a quiet milestone.
Zak Bennett
2.27.19
climate change

The Next Financial Crisis Could Be Caused by Climate Change

After wildfires bankrupted a major utility, there's concerns that more severe natural disasters will lead to economic devastation.
Geoff Dembicki
1.28.19
2018 election

Everybody Chill Out About the Florida Recounts

Amid court battles, accusations of fraud and fears of a repeat of 2000, Florida is sorting out who won three key elections.
Francisco Alvarado
11.13.18
Criminal Justice

Florida Is About to Find Out What Happens When Ex-Prisoners Vote

A million or more new voters could be eligible for 2020 thanks to a ballot initiative reversing Jim Crow-era policy.
Jennifer Rae Taylor
11.8.18
extremism

What We Know About the 'Male Supremacist' Who Shot Up a Florida Yoga Studio

Two people were killed and several more injured by an army vet with a history of violence against women and online rage.
Allie Conti
11.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Woman Decorated Her Lawn Like a Concentration Camp for Halloween

Complete with Hitler-saluting skeletons and an "arbeit macht frei" sign.
Drew Schwartz
11.2.18
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