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Everything You Need to Know About the UK's Ban on Petrol Cars

From 2040, you'll no longer be able to buy new petrol and diesel cars. Here's what that means in real terms.
Martin Robbins
7.27.17
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Statistical Proof You Won't Stay Labour Forever

You only need to look at the past 20 years to see your youthful optimism will one day be ground down to nought.
Martin Robbins
6.6.17
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Why You Should Actually Trust the Polls This Election

Labour might be on the rise, but don't expect any surprise upsets on the scale of Brexit or Trump.
Martin Robbins
5.16.17
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How I Accidentally Invested in Big Tobacco

Or: conclusive proof that betting against the world really does make you richer.
Martin Robbins
5.3.17
Weed Week

Where We're at with the Link Between Cannabis and Psychosis

The studies say one thing, the right-wing press exaggerates that thing, people freak out and we're none the wiser. So what's the latest?
Martin Robbins
4.20.17
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Will Brexit Finally Let Us See the Light?

​A solid 30 percent of Leave voters want to see traditional light bulbs make a comeback. Why is anyone's guess.
Martin Robbins
4.11.17
Film

Watch Robots Being Built and Broken in a New VR TV Series

Go inside Boston Dynamics' robot lab in the first episode of 'The Possible,' a new immersive documentary series presented by Within.
Beckett Mufson
1.12.17
Film

The UN's Latest VR Film Connects You with a Nepalese Earthquake Survivor

Sabita survived an earthquake that left nearly 9,000 people dead, 22,000 injured, and 3 million displaced.
Beckett Mufson
12.17.16
Film

Mr. Robot's VR Simulcast Gets in Your Head

Showrunner Sam Esmail shows his virtual reality chops.
Beckett Mufson
7.24.16
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Why 'Female Viagra' Isn't Actually a Great Idea

Addyi is no wonder drug. And it definitely isn't anything like Viagra.
Martin Robbins
9.4.15
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This Is How Hard It Is to Donate Sperm to the British Government

After a year of being open, the National Sperm Bank has had just nine deposits. But the problem isn't a lack of sperm or wankers – it's that donating the stuff is ridiculously tough to do.
Martin Robbins
9.1.15
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Do School Bullies Really Grow Up to Be Sexier Than the Nerds?

Investigating the <i>Daily Mail</i>'s claims that "child bullies are sexier, more popular and have more dates than their victims when they grow up".
Martin Robbins
7.30.15
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