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We Are All This Polar Bear, Praying for an End to This Madness

We are animals, a screaming missile of hunger and horniness shooting straight from the womb to the tomb.
Drew Brown
4.1.17
Features

To Heaven and Back: I Experienced the World's First Zero Gravity DJ Set

Here's what happened when we sent our writer 30,000ft into the sky to listen to EDM in total weightlessness.
Josh Baines
10.20.16
Stuff

Meth Bugs Are Rare and Imaginary but They'll Make You Tear Your Skin Off

Anti-drug campaigns make meth bugs look like the benchmark for addiction, but the truth is that you don't need meth to see them, and some meth addicts never do.
Royce Kurmelovs
10.27.15
Stuff

What's It Like to Hallucinate from Sleep Deprivation?

A look at the science behind the psychosis.
Edward Richards
6.30.15
Stuff

Can the Long History of 'Madness' Help in Our Understanding of Mental Health Today?

We talked to sociologist Andrew Scull about his new book <i>Madness in Civilization</i>, which traces the history of mental health disorders over 3000 years.
Johannes Neiderhauser
5.20.15
Food

I Ate Nothing but Nutella for a Week and Found My Inner Darkness

What happens when you try to live on chocolatey hazelnut spread alone? Turns out you feel like crap.
David Allegretti
4.2.15
The Film That Made Me...

'Black Swan' Was the Film That Showed Me I'm Not Alone

Striving for perfection can drive you insane, but I didn't realize just how insane I'd become until I watched Darren Aronofsky's film.
Clarisse Loughrey
1.28.15
Stuff

London's Original Graffiti Artists Were Poets and Political Revolutionaries

Roger Perry spent the late 60s and early 70s photographing their work. His long out-of-print photo collection, <i>The Writing on the Wall</i>, charted London's early graffiti scene. The book is finally being republished this week.
George Stewart-Lockhart
9.24.14
one hit wondering

Madness

Madness is often brushed off as a silly band who is just really gung-ho about their place of residence. But SURPRISE—these guys sing about a lot more than just their crib.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
10.5.12