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Health

We’re All Guinea Pigs in a Failed Decades-Long Diet Experiment

"The change in dietary advice to promote low-fat foods is perhaps the biggest mistake in modern medical history."
Markham Heid
9.15.16
Health

What Does a 16-Year Hunger Strike Do to Your Body?

On Tuesday, Irom "Mengoubi" Chanu Sharmila of Manipur in northeast India ended her nearly 16-year hunger strike by licking a smudge of honey off of her hand, but what effect has the strike had on her body?
Mark Hay
8.12.16
Nick Gazin's Frozen Food Reviews

Frozen Mac and Cheese Is a Food Product That Shouldn't Exist

If you like mac and cheese, there's no reason to not just boil some on the stove and make it yourself, even if you use that powdered cheese stuff.
Nick Gazin
7.9.16
Stuff

Yes, What You Eat Does Change How Your Semen Tastes

Urban legend has it that foods like pineapple make your cum or vagina taste good, while stuff like stinky cheese makes your junk taste rank. To find out if there's any validity to this, we had a male-male and female-female couple try a sex experiment.
Zach Sokol
6.19.16
Health

The Unhealthy Truth Behind 'Wellness' and 'Clean Eating'

My eating disorder had once looked very different, and then I found wellness—but I was not well.
Ruby Tandoh
5.13.16
FOOD

Will Your Eyes Change Color on a Raw Vegan Diet?

HCLF or Rawtil4 vegans are claiming their eyes have changed from brown to blue as a result of their diets. We spoke to eye experts to find out the truth.
Hannah Ewens
2.16.16
FOOD

Checking in with the Guy Who's Eaten Nothing but Raw Meat for the Last Seven Years

An interview with Derek Nance, the man who says he fixed his digestive health problems by eating uncooked fat and organs.
Julian Morgans
12.16.15
News

A Canadian Veteran Won Disability Benefits After Arguing the Food in the Navy Made Him Fat

During his time in the Navy, the veteran said, the food caused him to gain 140 pounds and eventually suffer from high blood pressure and diabetes.
Jake Kivanc
12.2.15
Stuff

I Tried to Live Like Gwyneth Paltrow for a Week

My journey into a lifestyle where plain almonds count as an "ideal snack."
Michael Buchinger
10.16.15
FOOD

Meet the Guy Who's Been Eating Chipotle Every Day for Five Months

"This will sound really dumb, but I don't like Mexican food."
Zach Sokol
7.21.15
FOOD

A Girl Copied My Nutella-Only Diet and Called Me a Pussy

I ate nothing but Nutella for a week and wrote about how shitty it was. Later, this girl tried it and said it was easy. I called her to disagree.
David Allegretti
5.26.15
Stuff

Why Did it Take This Long for Cancer Faker Belle Gibson's Lies to Be Revealed?

The idea that someone could lie for so long about a terminal illness is despicable, but it shows how vulnerable audiences are to feel-good stories that tell them what they want to hear.
Emma Do
4.24.15