Panic

Games News

This New Gaming Handheld Has a Crank (!!) And Looks Cool as Hell

Panic, the company who funded 'Firewatch,' has spent the last 20 years making Mac software. Now, they're doing something different.
Patrick Klepek
5.22.19
Australia

Australia Is Freaking Out as Strawberry Needle Panic Continues to Grow

Authorities are now investigating more than 100 incidents of needles in strawberries, and at least six Australian states have been affected.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.20.18
phobias

We Asked People to Sum Up Their Most Irrational Fear in Six Words

"Unknowingly being 'muffin top epidemic' b-roll."
Anna Goldfarb
3.21.18
On Edge

When Panic Attacks Me

It took me years to realize that people can’t see panic attacks.
Michael Byrne
12.7.17
africa

How Colonialism Fueled Deadly Anti-Vampire Hysteria in Malawi

It's not the first time lingering skepticism of foreigners and local beliefs have produced panic over allegedly bloodsucking predators in the African country.
Mark Hay
11.1.17
hysteria

Freaking Out Is Fun, But Let's All Stop Hoarding Bread and Milk

The chances of you dying of starvation during a winter storm are pretty slim, so stop buying way more bread than you can possibly eat and just chill out with a hot toddy.
Munchies Staff
3.13.17
america

Box of Cookies Causes Total Panic by Having Arabic Writing on Label

A Pennsylvania gas station was temporarily closed, a nearby daycare was evacuated, and a bomb squad was called in from 50 miles away, all because of a box of 12 maamoul.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.21.16
E-Coli

Let's Just Calm Down About the Bubonic Plague—For Now

You have worse infections to be scared of.
Michael Byrne
11.1.15
All in Your Head

The Science of Being Scared to Death

When biology and the power of suggestion combine to become fatal.
Rachel Pick
10.26.15
Stuff

Anxiety Is Slowly Killing Me

There is nothing more uncomfortable than feeling as though you are not in complete control of the systems that function within you. You know there is no logical reason for feeling this way. And yet, in spite of it all, you do.
Megan Koester
6.18.15
The VICE Guide to Mental Health

The 'Hidden' Illness of Post-Natal Depression

Over 250,000 new mothers experience perinatal mental illness each year in Britain. So why did I find it so hard to get help?
Jude Rogers
4.29.15
idiots

Macaroni and Cheese Evacuated a State Capitol Building This Morning

But the issue of microwave evacuations is nothing new. In 2007, Seattle toyed with the idea of banning microwaveable popcorn from all city buildings because the issue of “burning kernels” had caused a dozen evacuations in the span of three years.
Hilary Pollack
4.27.15
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