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What is vegan leather anyway?

Is vegan leather ethical? It depends, but a new generation of vegan leather products are trying to usurp real leather as a sustainable replacement.

Cocaine Bear of Kentucky: When Animals Go Wild

Pablo EskoBear died after ingesting 40 kg of cocaine. He now stands as a lesson to us all in the Kentucky for Kentucky Fun Mall.

Church of Euthanasia: How Far Would You Go to Save the Planet?

A religious organization founded in 1992, the Church of Euthanasia was known for its radical acts to save the planet by reducing the number of humans in it.

La Pascualita: The Mexican Corpse Bride

Legend has it that this mannequin in a bridal shop in Chihuahua, Mexico, is the shop owner's daughter, who died on her wedding day.

Black Diamond Apples: The Rare, Tibetan, High Altitude Fruit

Grown in the mountainous region of Nyingchi, Tibet, Black Diamond apples are such a deep purple color that they appear black.

Queering the Map: Documenting memories, moments and experiences

A collaborative mapping project created by Montreal-based Lucas LaRochelle, Queering the Map started as a class project, which has since grown to a shared community space for all.

Depressed? Try Hugging An Emotional Support Alligator

Wally, a five-foot-long alligator, is a registered emotional support alligator who helps Joie Henney of York County, Pennsylvania, deal with his depression.

The Dragon’s Breath Pepper – The Devil’s Red Raisins!

More than twice as hot as the ghost pepper, the Dragon’s Breath pepper is so lethal that it must be carried in a sealed container.

The Secret Treasure Hunt of Byron Preiss

Byron Preiss’s novel The Secret set in motion a 30-year treasure hunt for 12 treasures scattered across Canada and the U.S.—only three of which have been found

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Where does dust come from, and does it have a sinister side?

Dead skin cells, pet hair and carpet fibres are part of the cornucopia of ingredients that make up dust. No surprises there, but could dust have a sinister side?

Dark Lightning: A Cosmic Force on Earth

Mostly invisible to the naked eye, dark lightning produces enormous bursts of gamma rays that create showers of electrons and positrons, the electrons' anti-matter equivalent.

What is vegan leather anyway?

Is vegan leather ethical? It depends, but a new generation of vegan leather products are trying to usurp real leather as a sustainable replacement.