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food news

Scottish Restaurant Investigated for Selling 'Spicy Aardvark' Pizza

It's a mix of "mince, chicken, and lamb," said a worker, but the local council is investigating anyway.
Bettina Makalintal
5.10.19
crime

Man Tracks Down Garlic Sauce Attackers, Attacks Them with Garlic Sauce

After the first incident, Cameron Paton acquired his own container of garlic sauce—“the ones you get with pizza”—to keep in his car.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.23.19
Film

Screw Sundance, 'KeanuCon' Is the Only Film Festival That Matters

You'll get to see 'Speed,' 'The Matrix,' both Bill and Ted movies, and something called "Wyld Stallyns live"—what more could you want?
River Donaghey
4.23.19
history

Three Men Vanished from a Scottish Island 120 Years Ago and People Are Still Looking

The rather unassuming white lighthouse located off Scotland’s Western Isles is home to one of the greatest mysteries of the Atlantic.
Mack Lamoureux
4.4.19
Feasts

Want to Know Who Partied at Stonehenge? Look at the Pig Bones

Some 4,500 years ago, the ticket to a megalithic party was a pig from your local farm.
Becky Ferreira
3.13.19
lgbtqia

The Artists Bringing LGBT+ Narratives into Scottish Folk Music

We hung out with the musicians in Bogha-frois, a new collective pulling trad folk out of its strict hetero boundaries.
Ross McIndoe
1.22.19
Unfollow Me

6 Scottish Women Were Killed By Men They Previously Reported to Police

New Freedom of Information data reveals the number of women who died over the last three years even after reporting their partners or exes to Police Scotland for threatening behavior.
Sirin Kale
11.23.18
Drugs

Why This Scottish City Is Known as the 'Drug Death Capital of Europe'

We spoke to drug workers and users about what's going on in Dundee, Scotland.
Francisco Garcia
11.7.18
Food

I Destroyed My Insides by Eating a 5,000-Calorie Box Full of Fried Food

Don't try this at home.
Tom Usher
9.6.18
soda

Mountain Dew Mistakenly Tells All of Scotland to Masturbate for 'Epic Thrills'

Gives a whole new meaning to 'Do the Dew.'
Jelisa Castrodale
8.29.18
Features

Why Scotland Has a Reputation for Making Potent, Political Pop

This summer, a major exhibition and the annual Edinburgh International Festival has said as much – but how much truth is there to that idea?
Assa Samaké-Roman
8.28.18
alcohol

Wasted Scottish Guy Crashes at Parents' House, Forgets They Moved 2 Years Ago

"[C]anny believe i got a taxi to ma old house where ma mum and dad use to stay and slept on the couch last night."
Jelisa Castrodale
8.23.18
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