MYTH

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Inside the Lasting Legacy of Tapeworm Diets

What's up with our ongoing cultural fascination with consuming parasites for weight loss?
Ingrid Kesa
3.19.18
Mysteries

It’s Been a Bumper Year for Loch Ness Monster Sightings

Eight sightings can't all be wrong.
Tim Scott
11.16.17
Internet Exploring

Is the ‘Sex, Drugs and Rock N Roll’ Holy Trinity Myth or Fact?

A new study examines if rockers really do get more blow and booty.
Tim Scott
10.12.17
Science

Psychologists Have Discovered a Way to 'Inoculate' People Against Fake News

Researchers found that people are generally better at recognising fake news once they understand how it's generated and used to manipulate people.
Brian Moylan
1.24.17
scotland

Why Everything You Know About Scottish Food Might Be a Myth

From the whisky sold in foreign liquor stores to tartan-boxed shortbread clutched by Edinburgh tourists, we’re told that Scotland’s food is rooted in history. But many traditional dishes aren’t as “Scottish” as we might think.
Ben Reade
5.12.16
Music

No, Prince Didn't Invent Air Jordans, and Other Myths Debunked

Prince was so influential and prolific and astounding that nearly every story about him is somewhat believable, but there's a lot of fiction mixed in with the truth.
J. W. McCormack
5.1.16
Film

Float Through a Virtual World of Hybrid Beings in ‘Myth’

Or Fleisher and LIVYATANIM collaborate on a virtual reality world the codes of nature and the digital realm blur.
DJ Pangburn
11.18.15
News

No, Sweden Is Not Enforcing a Six-Hour Work Day

You can stop planning your move to Sweden, because the whole six-hour work day thing is just a massive misunderstanding.
Camila-Catalina Fernandez
10.7.15
rule britannia

Searching for Spitman

Teenage boys, deviant acts and cold, hard cash – Spitman was a West London council estate myth until the mobile phone footage turned up.
VICE Staff
8.17.15
Stuff

My Eating Disorder Had Nothing to Do with Barbie or the Media

A lot of people with an eating disorder will find the idea that it's caused by Barbies or supermodels insulting and patronising. It's a mental illness, not a bad case of vanity.
Amelia Tait
2.20.15
Film

Descend into the Underworld in Kinect-Based Short Film 'ISHTAR'

As it turns out, the pared-down aesthetic of a Kinect camera is a great way to portray Assyrian mythos.
Beckett Mufson
12.2.14
Art

Explore Psychedelic 3D Chambers Inspired By Video Games Like 'Diablo'

Digital artist Alex McLeod's new show "Myth" is full of digitally rendered surrealism, rich in color and inspired by cult games.
Kevin Holmes
8.20.14
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