A Brief History of the Trill in Heavy Metal

The stylistic embellishment, most commonly used in classical music, has found a second life on a variety of heavy metal albums.


Scientists Made Mice That Are See-Through, Shrunken, and Glow in the Dark

This new technique gives scientists a whole new perspective on the body's insides.


An Expert Explains What Happens to Gorillas After They Die in Zoos

The gorilla Harambe was shot by Cincinnati Zoo workers after a small boy fell into his enclosure, but a professor says the silver lining is that his body could be valuable for research purposes.


Grafvitnir Deftly Carries on the Swedish Black Metal Tradition with New Album 'Necrosophia'

Stream the werewolf-worshipping Scandinavian trio's new album in full.


This Danish Zoo Killed A Healthy Lion and Dissected It in Public

The Odensa Zoo says it conducts the public dissections, viewed mostly by children, in order to disseminate information about animal anatomy.


A Danish Zoo Publicly Dissected a Dead Lion, You Know, for Kids

The controversial dissection enraged animal rights groups.


What Happens When You Donate Your Body to Science?

It takes courage to give away the only thing that is truly yours, even if you're already dead.


Here’s How You Reconstruct a 1.9-Million-Year-Old Face

Paleoartist John Gurche stokes imagination by bringing our ancestors to life


Blood, Black Metal, and Torture: The A to Z of Gorgoroth

From church-burning to fashion lines, we break down the lurid history of one of Norwegian black metal's most infamous bands.


Axes Of Evil

My name is Hampus and I'm 9 years old. I was the "little guy" people have been talking about who got Jon from Dissection's guitar at the Midsummer Massacre!