Germs' Lorna Doom Has Died
The bassist for the groundbreaking West Coast punk band reportedly passed away on Wednesday afternoon.
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Why Do I Hate Watching People Make Out?
Your tolerance for PDA could be linked to your personality.
The Dirtiest Place in an Airport Is Not in the Bathroom
A study showed which surfaces in an airport have the highest concentration of viruses, so make sure to wash your hands.
This Is How Gross Your Beer Pong Ball Probably Is
Wetting the ball might actually make it pick up more bacteria from people's hands and wherever else it lands.
Exactly What Happens to Your Body When You Catch the Flu
Most symptoms are actually caused by your immune system's response to the virus.
This Week in Science
Research Has Probably Been Overstating How Smart Dogs Are
And other science headlines you don't want to miss.
Is There Any Reason to Use Liquid Soap Instead of Bar Soap?
The more heavily used a bar is, the more microorganisms it holds. But does that really mean it's time to leave bar soaps behind?
VICE Guide to Life
Is it Possible to Get Sick From a Used Dorm Mattress?
Your predecessor could have left behind everything from dust mites to insect parts, bodily secretions and excretions, fungal spores, and bacteria.
Here's How Gross it Is if You Find a Hair in Your Food
Despite the possibility of encountering dyes, sprays, and gels applied to hair, it’s not considered a chemical hazard in food—only a physical or biological one.
Does Working in an Open-Plan Office Affect Your Health?
Critics note that they are distracting, uncomfortable, increase stress, hurt productivity, and potentially spread germs.
Feeding Cows Space Food Could Reduce Greenhouse Gases
Scientists want to bring back an environmentally friendly food source NASA tested on its astronauts in the 1960s: bacteria. Germs never tasted so good.
Thousands of People Voted on the Grossest Thing in the World
There are six categories of things that most people find disgusting.