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There Is Such a Thing as Too Much Coffee, Scientists Say

Jittery? Anxious? Heart pounding out of your chest? If you're downing half a dozen cups a day, you're doing it wrong.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.15.19
Space

The Moon Might Be Quaking from Stress, Scientists Find

New research analyzes how the moon's surface moves, from a cooled interior to gravitational pulls.
Samantha Cole
5.14.19
Science

New Zealand Man Goes Swimming, Finds Footprints of Extinct Mega-Bird

“I was just going for a casual swim, so it’s escalated a bit.”
Sarah Emerson
5.13.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Israeli Scientists Just Created the World's First 3D-Printed Heart

What a time to be alive.
Shamani Joshi
4.18.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Skrillex’s Music Can Be Used as Mosquito Repellent, Study Finds

Researchers observed mosquitoes sucked less blood and had less sex when exposed to the song "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites."
Gavin Butler
4.3.19
Important Questions Raised By...

Exploring the Actual Science Behind Why Music Makes Us Feel Good

From the calming frequencies, to dopamine released when we hear our favourite tracks, can music really heal us? Or is that bullshit?
Daisy Jones
3.29.19
Weed

Smoking Weed Before Sex Can Lead to Better Orgasms for Women, Study Finds

Sex while high can help overall sexual satisfaction, desire, orgasm, and improve pain during sex.
Dhvani Solani
3.25.19
Science

This Scientist Is Letting an Insect Grow In Him as a Rite Of Passage

"It's kinda weird – you can feel it moving around, so I joke to my wife that 'it's kicking, it's kicking', like it's a baby inside of me."
Mack Lamoureux
3.22.19
Interviews

Why Women Are Attracted to DILFs

A Canadian study has researched the little-explored territory of ‘Dads I’d Like to Fuck.’ We spoke to researcher Dr. Cory Pedersen about it.
Tiffy Thompson
3.12.19
LIES WE'VE BEEN TOLD BY RHYMES

That 'Beer Before Wine, Wine Before Beer' Rhyme Is a Lie

Science says so.
Joel Golby
2.8.19
Culture

Why Does the Sun Make Some People Sneeze?

A little girl's drawing on Reddit sheds light on why some people react to sunlight with and "ACHOO!"
Beckett Mufson
1.25.19
Eels

Are London's Eels Really High On Cocaine? Sort of Yes, Kind of No

There's cocaine in the Thames, and there are eels in the Thames, and eels are sensitive to cocaine. These are the facts.
Joel Golby
1.21.19
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