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People Are Letting Ants Bite Them as an Anti-Inflammatory

Could ants, and the bacteria they carry, be used as modern medicine?
Mark Hay
2.27.18
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People Are Buying Fish Antibiotics Because They Can’t Afford Human Ones

”My fish got bronchitis the first week of a new job.”
Kaleigh Rogers
7.31.17
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Watch This Model Rocket Engine Destroy a Fish Tank

Slow-motion video illustrates how rockets still function under water.
Leif Johnson
7.16.17
Gunpowder ARt

This Gunpowder Art Is the Gunpowder of Art

Artist Dino Tomic is lighting up Instagram with his fiery work.
Laura Conner
6.22.17
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You Can’t Open the Microsoft Surface Laptop Without Literally Destroying It

Repair specialists iFixit have dubbed the new laptop a ‘Russian nesting doll from hell.’
Nicholas Deleon
6.16.17
Motherboard Blog

This Is What Happens When You Shoot a Kevlar Vest at Point-Blank Range

RIP Murphy.
Sarah Emerson
4.27.16
YouTube

The DIY Dentists of YouTube

From preppers to beauty bloggers, the internet has bred a community of self-styled dentists.
Roisin Kiberd
6.19.15
Film

Paragliding in New Zealand Is Extreme

Warning: You may have trouble sticking it out for the rest of the day at the office.
Sami Emory
6.12.15
Gymnastics

Gymnast's Life Saved By Coach, Twice

A young gymnast hasn't quite mastered the art of landing yet, but luckily, her coach is prepared.
Karisa Maxwell
3.12.15
Film

Mountain Scenery Looks Even Better from a Wingsuit

Brandon Mikesell takes a death-defying dive down the mountains of Walenstadt, Switzerland.
Beckett Mufson
2.25.15
Travel

This Guy Is Walking from Norway to Morocco for Fun

He's been on the road since June, lives in a sleeping bag, and got an infection in his Achilles' tendon near the beginning of his trip. But he's having a great time.
Caisa Ederyd
10.21.13
News

Afghanistan's Carpet Loomers Are Feeding Their Kids Hashish

Poverty drives both the carpet and drug business. Husbands tend to be farmers, working long hours in the fields. The only income opportunity for women, who are not able to work anywhere but their homes, is carpet making. But who takes care of the...
Kevin Sites
7.9.13
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