A Seized Laptop Reveals ISIS Researched Weaponizing the Bubonic Plague
The Time a Woman Struck Out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig
Allowing Transgender People to Serve in the US Military Is 'Inevitable'
Photo courtesy of Mark Barron Unlike most entrepreneurs who make millions of dollars inventing pointless apps like Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, a Los Angeles-based entrepreneur named Mark Barron wants to use smartphones to solve one of America's biggest problems: gun violence. The 58-year-old inventor has created a new app called Lockdown, which he believes could decrease the country's number of gun-related crimes.
The RoboProfessor Fighting Sexism in Iowa Football
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, Ukraine's OSCE representative says Russian troops captured a border city, Brazil dismantles a deforestation gang, India's prime minister plans to give bank accounts back to the poor, and parents say vaccine may have caused girls to get sick in northern Colombia.
Hypersonic Weapon Explodes After Four Seconds as the Catch-Up Arms Race Begins
The 1,000-Year-Old Hangover Cure
“I miss my son,” said Mosef Abedi as he looked straight into the camera. “If you’re holding my son, I beg you to return him to me.” Mosef is a 64-year-old man with an untrimmed beard, thick moustache, and a web of wrinkles under his eyes. He sat next to his wife in their living room with a Qur’an in his right hand and a frame of their 16-year-old son in his left.
Reenactment photo courtesy the author Summer break sounds amazing in June, but by August the teens have grown restless.
Photos via Mad Max 2 Museum At first glance, the idea of a Mad Max 2 museum seems as absurd as a museum for Caddyshack 2 or Men in Black 3.
The lethal injection room at San Quentin State Prison. Photo via Wikimedia “I personally oppose this terrible, awful, unjust thing that I’m doing,” only really works as a defense of one’s terrible, awful, unjust behavior if the alternative to working at, say, the local cat-skinning factory is starvation.
When Baker Skateboards pro, Dustin Dollin, first came over from Australia he was instantly dubbed "Devil’s Spawn" for his torturous, drunken lunacy.
Photo via the White House's Flickr account Barack Obama has finally realized that the men running the US Senate are such nihilist blowhards that they will never approve a legally binding treaty to combat global warming.
A demolished building in Xintiandi. All photos by Peter Pan Xintiandi is one of Shanghai’s most affluent districts, but one of its blocks will soon be razed to rubble.
In early August, Bulletproof Stockings made headlines for performing the first women-only show at Arlene’s Grocery, a rock venue in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Dalia G.
Laganas is a sun-kissed village on the Greek island of Zante. It's the kind of vacation destination where it takes ten minutes to get drunk, another ten to reach orgasm, and an eternity to get over all the horrible things you've done to both your body and your soul in the space of just a few days.
Photo courtesy of the author A lot people on the internet are dumb. This we can take for granted. But dig a little deeper, and behind your standard pickup artist or generic troll you’ll find another, more considered, breed of moron.
In Rosario, Argentina's third most populated city, slums known as villas miserias are beset with poverty and crime.