Martin Robbins

Here Be Dragons

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
Here Be Dragons

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
Here Be Dragons

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
Here Be Dragons

The National Lottery Is Basically Evil

The National Lottery is basically a stealth tax on poor people.
Martin Robbins
7.14.15
Stuff

Not Expanding Heathrow Would Be Madness, and Here's Why

Ideally, we'd not have to build a brand new £50bn island in the Thames called "Boris".
Martin Robbins
7.3.15
Here Be Dragons

Are English Schoolkids Really That Racist?

A new survey has found that some 10-to-16-year-olds hold worrying and warped views about immigration and Islam.
Martin Robbins
5.20.15
Here Be Dragons

Why Everything We Thought We Knew About the Election Was Bullshit

How everyone – the public, the media, pollsters – talked themselves into believing a lie.
Martin Robbins
5.11.15
Here Be Dragons

The Sad Futility of Trying to Stop Planes Crashing

You can't design every single possible death out of a system, as Germanwings flight 4U9525 showed.
Martin Robbins
3.27.15
Here Be Dragons

This New Face Detection Technology Could Redefine What it Means to Leave Your House

Which is a pretty fucking terrifying thought.
Martin Robbins
2.27.15
Here Be Dragons

Could Being Middle Class Kill You?

Working class people may skip the odd vaccine, but it takes middle class Californians to be so colossally moronic as to throw measles parties.
Martin Robbins
2.12.15
The Future According to VICE

The Future of Religion According to VICE

The better the world gets, the less it needs religion.
Martin Robbins
1.16.15
Here Be Dragons

Is the Media Stopping Rape Victims Coming Forward?

Widespread and unjustified scepticism about rape claims could make victims fearful of reporting such a serious crime.
Martin Robbins
12.2.14
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