Helium

Space

Scientists Predict ‘Very Weird’ Helium Compounds Inside Gas Giants

"The role of such phenomena inside planets needs to be explored.”
Becky Ferreira
2.6.17
video

Give a High Five to This Robotic Arm Made of Balloons

At less than three pounds and up to 65 feet long, the snakelike Giacometti Arm can be transported almost anywhere.
Madison Margolin
1.31.17
africa

Scientists May Have Just Found 600,000 Olympic Swimming Pools of Helium

It could help ease the helium shortage.
Bryson Masse
6.28.16
tech

A Worldwide Helium Shortage Forced the Navy to Make a Better Diving Suit

Just as with climate change, the military is acting pragmatically.
Ben Richmond
3.23.15
News

A 12-Year-Old Japanese Singer Went into a Coma After Inhaling Helium

12-year-old member of singing a group called 3B Junior is awake now, but she still can't move. It's a good reminder that breathing helium is a goofy—but real—way to die.
Mike Pearl
2.6.15
Deep Ass Questions

New England vs. Seattle: Who Will Win the Super Bowl (of Music)?

Determine who will win Super Bowl XLIX by voting for which team has the best music.
Luke O'Neil
1.30.15
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Ex Hex's So-80s-It-Hurts New Video for "Don't Wanna Lose"

Peep the DC trio's homage to cult classic 'Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains!'
Kim Kelly
1.22.15
Stuff

'Exit Guides' Straddle the Line Between Freedom of Speech and Murder

An interview with Dr. Faye Girsh about her work helping people die well.
Roc Morin
12.10.14
Weed

A Pot Company's Google Ad Led Police to a Suicidal Man

There are two kinds of "exit bag."
Jordan Pearson
12.4.14
Stuff

Balloons Turn Me On, and I Don't Think There's Anything Wrong with That

"The real deal is when my girl is lying on top of a big balloon, naked, with her ass pointing at me, surrounded by soft latex, inflating a balloon with her mouth."
Mason Miller
12.1.14
News

I Sent a Lamb Chop into Space to Promote My Book

What could be more ridiculous than sending some actual meat into actual space? And how easy would it be?
Nikesh Shukla
11.25.14
Interviews

Ex Hex's Mary Timony Is Not to Be Fucked With

At least that's the theme of most of her songs.
Jolene Torr
10.16.14
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