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Watch 10,000 Maggots Scarf Down a Pizza in Two Hours

Black soldier flies are the Joey Chestnuts of the larvae world.
Becky Ferreira
2.7.19
Munchies

I Ate Sardinia's Live-Maggot-Infested Cheese

Casu marzu is often a happy accident that results when a fly lays her eggs before the cheese rind is fully formed. It's also illegal.
Elizabeth Heath
10.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Doctor Filmed Maggots Crawling Out of a Patient's Wounds at a Romanian Hospital

The Romanian health minister did not hesitate to accuse the hospital's management of negligence: "This is unacceptable... surely someone could have taken some time out of their lunch break to put up a mosquito net," he said.
VICE Romania
7.25.16
maggots

A Scientist Has a Solution to Antibiotic Resistance—Genetically Modified Maggots

Wound-munching bugs could be the future of medicine
Kate Lunau
3.24.16
jewelry

Designer Kaya Tinsman Rips Apart Raccoon Carcasses to Make Etsy Earrings

Although the finished product is sometimes criticized as "twee," the process of making animal bone jewelry is gory, gruesome, and often involves handling roadkill. We sent a photographer to Bucks County, Pennsylvania, to capture every maggot, intestine...
Sophie Saint Thomas
8.11.15
americas

Michigan Is Booting Aramark From Its Prisons, but Not Over Rat-and-Maggot-Tainted Food

A disagreement over financing comes after the company's allegedly unsanitary and unsafe working conditions made headlines in the state and around the country.
Colleen Curry
7.14.15
Interviews

This Is Why the UK Loves Slipknot, According to Slipknot

"I hold England responsible for everything that has happened to us."
Jack Blocker
6.10.15
Teen Rites

What I Learned from Growing Up Nu Metal in British Suburbia

Say what you will about nu metal—to kids trapped in nondescript suburbia, futuristic angsty metal with both screaming and rapping makes total sense.
Kate Hutchinson
2.12.15
News

Your Brain’s Reaction to Gross Stuff Predicts How You Vote

According to ​scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, there's a strong link between personality traits like being disgusted by maggots and voting Republican.
Joel Golby
11.3.14
Thinkpieces And Shit

How The Hell Are Slipknot So Successful?

Seven dudes whose personal brand includes severed goat heads, pentagrams, and a 666 sign on fire are on the verge of their second number one album.
Emma Garland
10.28.14
earth

Turns Out a Pile of Writhing Maggots Sounds a Lot Like a Hot Casserole

The moistness is overwhelming.
Brian Anderson
9.15.14
insects

Animal Feed Made from Maggots Might Save the World

Most factory farm animals are raised on soy and fishmeal, but a UK outfit is trying to change that with a sustainable and easy-growing source of protein: maggots.
Gareth May
9.5.14
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