Science Solved It

The Mystery of the Kentucky 'Meat Shower'

A “meat shower” is exactly what it sounds like, but it turns out there’s a pretty simple, likely explanation for what caused it.
Kaleigh Rogers
hemp bound

Kentucky Lawmakers Are Leading the Fight to Federally Legalize Hemp

Congresspeople in the Bluegrass state say it's time to stop threatening the $688 million industry.
Troy Farah

A Visit to 'Ark Encounter', Where Creationism and Dinosaurs Collide

The Ark Encounter theme park in Williamstown, Kentucky has a life-size Noah’s Ark to celebrate creationism.
Taylor Dorrell

Photo Essay: Kentucky’s Creation Museum

A walk through an alternate history.
Taylor Dorrell
All Fronts

Growing Up with Nerve Gas

Madison County, Kentucky was, in many ways, an idyllic place to grow up. But the quaint town of my heart has a dark side.
Sarah Baird
Modern Medicine

Why I Had to Buy My Wife's Inhaler on the Dark Web

You can buy a range of prescription medicines online for a fraction of the cost.
Ross Whitaker

Fark’s Founder Wants to Run For Governor of Kentucky Without Ruining His Site

He does, however, want to destroy lobbying in the state.
Jason Koebler

Cities Are Trapping More Heat, and Even Planting More Trees Won't Cool Them Down

A new study explains why Louisville's plan to fight its growing urban heat island by planting trees probably won't work.
Ben Richmond
Motherboard Blog

Notes from GDC: Kentucky Route Zero and the Theatre of Games

Turns out gaming could have a lot to learn from the stage.
Colin Snyder
Motherboard Blog

Future Sex: The Google Problems of Rapists

In August of 2011, Savannah Dietrich went to a party. She drank too much and passed out. While she was unconscious, two young men sexually assaulted her, photographing themselves as they did it; they then used the Internet to send these pictures to...
Kelly Bourdet