poison

food news

Mixing Poisonous Pufferfish and Cocaine Is a Terrible Idea, Florida Man Learns

Eating the liver of a highly toxic fish is bad. Eating it while on cocaine is worse.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.2.19
Comics!

'Toxic Charmer,' Today's Comic by Tara Booth

Similarly to toxic situations, just because you understand snakes doesn't necessarily mean you should play with them.
Tara Booth
10.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Woman Poisoned Husband with Eye Drops After Crossbow 'Accident,' Cops Say

She allegedly admitted to squirting the over-the-counter medicine in his food.
Drew Schwartz
9.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

McDonald's Served a Pregnant Woman a Coffee Cup Full of Chemicals

The woman was accidentally served a cleaning solution with phosphoric acid in it.
Mack Lamoureux
8.1.18
ten questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Poison Control Phone Operator

"We’ve [had people call about] sex toys that were accidentally swallowed and continued to vibrate in somebody’s stomach."
Justin Caffier
7.19.18
vodka

Distillery Apologizes for Vodka Named After Deadly Poison

As Bristol Dry Gin cheekily Instagrammed its new Novichok vodka, a woman died from exposure to the chemical a mere 60 miles away.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.10.18
Music

The Notorious Documentary That Accidentally Killed Hair Metal

Remembering Penelope Spheeris' 'Decline of Western Civilization Part II' 30 years after its release.
Karen Corday
6.19.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

We spoke to the Russian scientist who helped create the toxin that poisoned a spy in Britain

The chemical agent is "at least 10 times stronger than any known toxic substance in the world."
Valerie Kipnis
3.17.18
russia

White House won't blame Russia for attack on former spy, but Rex Tillerson will

A former Russian double agent and his daughter were poisoned in the UK last week
Alexa Liautaud
3.13.18
Vice News Tonight

How a tweet about Tide Pods turned into Poison Control’s worst nightmare

In January alone, 86 cases of teens eating Tide Pods were reported to Poison Control.
Brady Welch
2.3.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Almost 100 People Have Called Poison Control for Eating Tide Pods This Year

Because, again, they're not food.
River Donaghey
1.24.18
NORTH KOREA

North Korean nuclear scientist poisons himself after China sends him back, report says

A North Korean nuclear scientist who defected from the Hermit Kingdom reportedly committed suicide inside his prison cell after he was forcibly returned by China.
Alexa Liautaud
12.29.17
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