Joseph Parker

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The Best Weed Strains for Mind-Blowing Sex

We turned to science and experts to find the most bangin' herb for bangin'.<p>Which weed strain is best for sex is a difficult question to answer. In fact, says Erica Krumpl of the Los Angeles's Cornerstone Collective, "You can't make a blanket statement about things like this." There are simply too …

The Surgeon Who Experimented on Slaves

Fellow doctors have been some of the most prominent defenders of J. Marion Sims, the controversial “father of gynecology.”<p>Their names—at least the ones we know—were Lucy, Anarcha, and Betsey. There were other women, but their identities have been forgotten.<p>The man whose name appears in medical …

Black History

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

Earth Science

The Intolerant Left

A conversation with the writers Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Jeffrey Goldberg about self-righteousness among progressives, the appeal of Donald Trump, and the entitlement that comes with being white in America<p>The writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has firsthand experience with the …

Here’s What Happens To Your Brain Under Anesthesia

If you’ve ever had surgery, your anesthesiologist has likely told you to count back from 100. You don’t get too far before you’ve drifted off. Hours …

US Deportation Policy Is Stoking Gang Violence Across the Country

And it's only going to get worse.<p><b>This story will appear in the upcoming June issue of VICE magazine, which will go live on June 5. Click HERE to subscribe.</b><p><b>All photographs by Ike Edeani. You can follow his work here.</b><p>For months, they had been threatening Kayla Cuevas. One flashed a knife at her in …

My Family’s Slave

She lived with us for 56 years. She raised me and my siblings without pay. I was 11, a typical American kid, before I realized who she was.<p>点击这里阅读中文版本 (Chinese) | Basahin ang artikulong ito sa Tagalog (Tagalog)<p>Alex Tizon passed away in March. He was a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and the author …

Mytek Brooklyn is an audiophile dream component

Mytek Digital is based in Brooklyn, N.Y., not far from where I live. Mytek has been around since 1992, and its consumer and professional audio products are conceived and at least in part designed by Mytek's founder, Michal Jurewicz. The man is one of the happiest engineers I've met, and if you ask …

The 1930s were humanity's darkest, bloodiest hour. Are you paying attention?

A decade haunted by mass poverty, violent extremism and world war gives us one crucial advantage: the chance to learn the era’s lessons and avoid its mistakes<p>Even to mention the 1930s is to evoke the period when human civilisation entered its darkest, bloodiest chapter. No case needs to be argued; …

Prince Charles

15 Great Summer Wine Values

The sun is shining, the weather is sweet, and whether or not you want to move your dancing feet à la the Bob Marley song, at the very least you need …