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Stuff

How Porn Stars Get Around Social Media Nudity Rules

Porn age restrictions are meant to be on their way to the UK, but they'll have to contend with social media platforms that let X-rated network slip through filters anyway.
Amber Roberts
7.17.16
Stuff

We Asked a Philosopher Whether or Not It’s OK to Do Drugs

What would John Stewart Mill say about weed? Are psychedelics OK if they expand your mind? Are drugs a bad thing from a moral standpoint? We asked an expert.
Amber Roberts
1.27.16
Stuff

Dispelling the Myths About Trans People 'Detransitioning'

Stories about trans people looking to reverse their surgeries are far more complicated than tabloid headlines would have you believe.
Amber Roberts
11.17.15
Stuff

Getting to Grips with Dokha, the Super-Strength Tobacco Becoming Popular in Britain

One bowl of dokha is like five or six cigarettes in one hit. The sensation feels a bit like laughing gas, but you cough and splutter a whole lot more.
Amber Roberts
10.28.15
Sex

Fanger Bangers: The Female Kinksters Who Get Off on Vampires

For some women, their vampire fetishes are less about Edward Cullen and more about bloodsucking, fang BJs, and Vlad the Impaler.
Amber Roberts
9.17.15
tech

The Future of British Wanking: Imagining a World Beyond the Porn Ban

The British government is talking about blocking free porn. But how will this affect the quality and cost of naughty videos?
Amber Roberts
8.27.15
Nepal

In Nepal, Women on Their Periods are Banished From Their Homes

Women's rights activist Radha Paudel is working with documentary filmmaker Elena Dirstaru to lift the lid on an centuries-old rural tradition that hurts Nepalese women.
Amber Roberts
8.21.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Scottish People Are Getting Too Fat to Be Cremated

According to the National Association of Funeral Directors, their coffins are getting to be too big for the furnace doors.
Amber Roberts
8.17.15
Stuff

Why Skin Conditions Need to Be Taken More Seriously

Stigmatized and under-prioritized by doctors, skin conditions can really fuck with your head as well as your body.
Amber Roberts
8.14.15
video

Caught on Camera: A Fruit Fly's Whole Nervous System

Scientists tested the new method in fruit fly larvae, and hope it could help shine a light on how the brain and central nervous system work together.
Amber Roberts
8.12.15
fish

Sniffing Stinky Fish Can Make You a Better Problem-Solver

A new study published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology has found that alongside the benefits of eating fish, its smell could improve our reasoning skills. Well, the nose knows.
Amber Roberts
8.6.15
Gaming

A Brain Training Game Could Help People With Schizophrenia

Neuropsychologists found patients' episodic memory improved after playing with a specially designed app.
Amber Roberts
8.3.15
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