Toxic

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
friendship

People Told Us About the Moment They Realized Their Friend Was a Fake

From BFF to Bye, Felicia.
Justin Caffier
7.11.18
Travel

Even Those Trying to Save the Ganges from Sewage Insist on Bathing in It

India's Ganges River is one of the most heavily polluted bodies of water on the planet. Yet a myth endures that bathing in it, or drinking it, is completely safe.
Paul Gregoire
7.19.16
Art

“Lightmapping” Reveals Invisible Radiation in Chernobyl & Fukushima

Greenpeace photographer Greg McNevin uses a light-painting technique to visualize lasting radiation levels.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.4.16
The Up Close and Personal Issue

Inside Madagascar's 'City of Flies'

About 3,000 people who live in a garbage dump on the outskirts of the country's capital, Antananarivo, are still in close proximity to the pneumonic plague that began last August.
Riccardo Bononi
5.24.16
Art

The First Ever International Street Art Fair Is Heading to Paris

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the works that will be exhibited at the Urban Art Fair.
Nathaniel Ainley
4.17.16
News

Toxic Whiteness: Ivory Coast Has Banned Skin-Whitening Creams

Despite their popularity, many of these skin-whitening creams contain stuff that can kill you.
Mark Hay
5.7.15
Stuff

Wait, is Giving Weed to Pets a Good Idea?

Medical marijuana for animals could be a good idea, but it's not an excuse to get blazed with your pets.
Wendy Syfret
4.23.15
Stuff

New Zealand has a Possum Poison Problem

Banned in several countries around the world, the poison known commercially as 1080 kills more than just possums. We look at why New Zealand still uses it.
Charlie Braithwaite
1.30.15
Photo

Photographs of China's 'Cancer Villages'

"These are entire villages where every other house contains someone dying of cancer or some sort of respiratory problem," says photojournalist Souvid Datta.
Souvid Datta
1.15.15
Travel

I Used a Fake ID to Scam My Way into Britney Spears Day

When I found out that girls named Britney would get VIP access to Britney Spears Day in Las Vegas, I knew I had to get there, no matter what it took. The only problem was that my name isn't Britney.
Tess Barker
11.11.14
News

A Contaminated Lake Is Poisoning a Thai Village

The fluoride-filled water in the rural town of Ban Mae Toen has caused brain damage and deformities, including massive goiters, in many residents.
Ana Salvá
10.23.14
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