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  1. rats
    The Rats Have Taken Over a ChipotleWorkers say they have taken to murdering cat-size rats, who love guacamole, by “stomping on them.”
  2. infrastructure
    The Man Who Fell Into a Sinkhole of Rats Is SuingLeonard Shoulders says he suffered serious physical injuries and untold psychological damage from his fall.
  3. screams
    And Now, a Sinkhole Full of RatsA New York sidewalk split and swallowed its victim, plunging him into a rat pit.
  4. rats
    And Now, an Army of RatsAs social distancing cuts off rats’ food sources, some experts say they may resort to cannibalism, rat battles, and infanticide.
  5. rats!
    How Stranger Things 3 Pulled Off Those Disgusting Exploding RatsThe gooey rodent blobs are the result of a process that began with The Thing and ended with a creature that’s “awesome and awful at the same time.”
  6. no
    Happy Friday! A Rat Fell on a Table at Buffalo Wild WingsAnd all we have to say is no, no no no, nope, no way, absolutely not.
  7. infestations
    It’s the Rats’ City, We’re Just Living in ItIn cities across the country, rat sightings are on the rise.
  8. animals
    Chubby Rat Gets Stuck in a Manhole and Also My Heart“She had a lot of winter flab and was stuck fast at her hip — there was no going forward or back.”
  9. rats!
    Murderous Rats Are Staging an Uprising in ItalyI welcome our new rat overlords.
  10. feed the animals
    NYC’s Newest Food Influencers Are Its SquirrelsMove over, rats.
  11. sneaker rat
    Sneaker Rat is the New Pizza Rat Except … DeadThis rat’s final resting place was inside a Nike show.
  12. niche drama
    This Week in Drama: The Great What Not to Wear Twitter Beef, and MoreWe recap the pettiest squabbles, juiciest feuds, and other niche drama you didn’t know you were living for every week.
  13. new york baybee
    Lawmaker Claims Rats Are Jumping Into Strollers on the Upper West SideLove this town.
  14. In a Battle It Cannot Win, New York City Will Spend $32 Million to Fight RatsIt will target three areas, and include some new trash cans.
  15. A Deadly Rat Disease Has Killed One Person, Infected Two Others in the BronxIt spreads through the animals’ urine.
  16. exclusives
    See a Terrifying Clip From Spurlock’s Rats Doc“There are more rats in New York City than there is people!”
  17. toronto film festival
    Attention, New Yorkers: This Terrifying Rat Movie Will Make You Want to DieTo live in New York is to know that rats will eventually win, but to watch Morgan Spurlock’s new horror documentary, Rats, is to have that confirmed.
  18. vermin!
    New York Rat Complaints SurgeThe internet videos were just the beginning.
  19. stand clear of the closing doors
    Giant Rat Crawls Onto Sleeping Subway RiderThis isn’t the first time this has happened, either.
  20. important questions
    Was the Pizza Rat Video Staged?What is real?
  21. Drama
    Apparently, People Are Sneaking Rats Into Their Food to Con RestaurantsThere was a situation at the Plaza.
  22. reasons to love new york
    The Pizza-Rat Taste-TestWe let some pies sit around our offices all day, then recruited a few discerning critics in a Chinatown park after dark.
  23. oh rats
    Meet Selfie Rat, Pizza Rat’s Annoying, Probably Fake Cousin The newest subway rodent is far less inspiring.
  24. ewww
    New Yorkers Probably Hurting Rats’ Feelings With Increasing ComplaintsOn the other hand, “the Burning Man of rats” sounds like something worth complaining about.
  25. urban vermin
    Rat vs. PigeonUbiquitous-urban-vermin smackdown.
  26. awful things
    Giant Dead-Rat Bouquet Adorns Lower East Side ScaffoldingYup.
  27. rats
    Mayor de Blasio Declares War on RatsFinally!
  28. rats
    NYC Rats Are Even More Disgusting Than You ImaginedA recent study found some NYC rats carry fleas that can spread the bubonic plague.
  29. ink-stained wretches
    Rats Are Winning Their War on Condé Nast StaffersThey’re chewing through the ceilings and rugs.
  30. everything’s great when you’re downtown
    Now the Vogue Rats Are Chewing Through CoutureYum.
  31. rodents
    So, There Might Be a Rat Infestation at VogueMaybe Chanel can design some chic traps?
  32. gross things
    Researchers Conducted a Rat Census in New York CityDon’t worry — there are only millions of them.
  33. bill de blasio’s new york
    NYC Rats Are Even More Disgusting Than We ThoughtScientists tested 133 of them and found 18 unknown viruses.
  34. How Noisy Subway Stations Mess With Your BrainEh? What’s that?
  35. oh rats
    New York City Humans to Recommence War on RatsA battle as old as time. 
  36. rodents of unusual size
    Watch This Supercut of Amateur Videos of NYC RatsCell-phone video whistleblowers, one and all.
  37. Health Concerns
    What Could Really Happen If You Eat Rodent-Infected Food?Nothing good, that’s for sure.
  38. rats
    Video: Commuters React Appropriately to Being Trapped on the Subway With a RatLots and lots of screaming.
  39. Videos Show Rats at Midtown Dunkin’ DonutsJust everywhere.
  40. disgusting things
    Long Island Birthday Cake Comes With Truly Disgusting Surprise A rat tail and some mold.
  41. stand clear of the trash piles
    The MTA Wants Even Fewer Trash Cans in Subway Stations (and Fewer Rats)When will it end?
  42. things that are gross
    Atlantic Ghost Ship Almost Certainly Infested With Cannibal RatsGross.
  43. zoo york
    There Are a Lot of Illegal Exotic Animals in NYCAnd some of them eat rats.
  44. Lawsuits
    Dead Rat, Cash Money Found in Grocery Store FoodA dead rat in frozen lemonade would mess you up, too.
  45. the racie for gracie
    Joe Lhota Wants to Solve Your Rat ProblemThe ex-“rat czar” wants to finish the job.
  46. air travel
    Flight Attendant Denies Smuggling Rats Aboard PlaneWe want to believe her.
  47. Rats
    Ew! Rat Ranks to Continue Rising in the City This SummerSo, looks like that crazy infestation at Green Eggs could be just the start of a long, hot rat-filled summer in Philly.
  48. Rats
    Oh Rats! Broken Pipe Sends a Flood of Rodents Into Green Eggs CafeIt literally could have happened at nay of the city’s restaurants.
  49. Rats
    Rat Meat and Adorable Woodland Creatures Passed Off As Mutton in China“How many rats does it take to put together a sheep?”
  50. Raid
    FDA Raids Dessert Manufacturer’s Queens WarehouseLive rats, dead mice, and hot chocolate mix don’t, in fact, mix.
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