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Noisey News

Germs' Lorna Doom Has Died

The bassist for the groundbreaking West Coast punk band reportedly passed away on Wednesday afternoon.
Alex Robert Ross
1.18.19
Flu

Exactly What Happens to Your Body When You Catch the Flu

Most symptoms are actually caused by your immune system's response to the virus.
Laura Haynes
10.29.18
body

Does Working in an Open-Plan Office Affect Your Health?

Critics note that they are distracting, uncomfortable, increase stress, hurt productivity and potentially spread germs.
Mark Hay
8.7.18
body

Thousands of People Voted on the Grossest Thing in the World

There are six categories of things that most people find disgusting.
Jesse Hicks
7.3.18
Asking for a friend

How Gross Is it to Wear Your Shoes in the House?

The final word on whether dragging in all that bacteria on your shoes will actually make you sick.
Elizabeth Brown
5.16.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Here's Even More Evidence That Hand Dryers Are Pretty Disgusting

A new study found that they're actually blowing bacteria onto your hands. Gross!
River Donaghey
4.13.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Student Is Getting Death Threats Over a Grim Hand Dryer Experiment

Apparently, this is what's growing in your office's bathroom dryers.
Allie Conti
2.12.18
food safety

Study Says It's Very Bad to Eat Food Flies Have Landed On

Bugs are gross.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.28.17
Health

Study Says Birthday Candles Are Covering Your Cake in Germs

The horror show really begins when you blow out the candles.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.7.17
Op-Eds

A Dispatch from the Depths of Anxiety: How Music Helps Me Connect to the Outside World

Ryan Wilson—the black metal mastermind behind The Howling Void and Pneuma Hagion—opens up about his dark battle with mental illness
Ryan Wilson
2.14.17
YAY!

There's a Japanese Bar Where You Can Get Wasted in a Ball Pit

It’s a concept that combines the ball pits of your youth, the dive bars of your adult life, and all of the Japanese theatricality you might expect from such an undertaking.
Nick Rose
9.26.16
food safety

Scientists Did a Serious Analysis of the Five-Second Rule, and Here's What They Found

A group of researchers from Rutgers University has set out to prove—using actual scientific methodology—that the five-second rule really is a bunch of malarkey, after all.
Alex Swerdloff
9.13.16
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