The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will cost at least $5 billion, much of it in the form of lucrative construction contracts. And a single photo threatens to freeze out a powerful crime syndicate.
Interpol, one of the greatest bands of the last ten years, is stuck on their tour bus in the middle of an apocalyptic snowstorm.
Why do people on the internet hate the acclaimed author so much, or feel like it's cool to publicly proclaim that they do?
The film is a spectacularly absurd story comprised of little vignettes that are linked together by the path of a bouncing red ball.
It's hard to decisively say that the extreme weather this month is the result of global climate change, but it's also hard to decisively say that it isn't. Thanks, science!
The Grapple is an apple that tastes like a grape. But how is it made? In this investigative report, Adam Leith Gollner, author of The Fruit Hunters, looks at how the Grapple came into existence.
"Weird Al" Yankovic skipped parodying "Fly Away" back in 1998, so avid YouTuber Neil Cicierega has taken a stab it now. In 2014. It's mainly focused on Kravitz's obsession with dragonflies and Milky Way bars.
Opponents of the Keystone XL have managed to stall construction of the pipeline again on Tuesday, but their fight isn't over yet.
How the movie helped me come out after my time as a student in Newcastle, which I spent trying and failing to get my closeted rugby-playing sex partner to commit.
Furnsss's new single is druggy dream pop that feels tailor-made for being played in a basement at high volume while you burn through a six-pack and a box of whippets.
The guy who replaced John Cale shares an unreleased version of "Foggy Notion" and chats about the band's newly-reissued self-titled album.
MoMA PS1's director spoke to the Creators Project about the new show—which explores how artists can confront political repression—and connections between protest and performance art.
This weekend the internet discovered the "Flogsta scream," a decades-old tradition where Swedish students all yell out their windows at the same time.
Advanced Warfare has been out in the wild for a little while now, but can this year's offering win over those who feel that the series has grown tired and turgid?
As Julien Blanc, the Canadian pick-up artist, is denied entry to the UK, we take a look at who came off worse: him, or Dapper Laughs—the comedian who sings a song called "Proper Moist."
If the Tories are re-elected next year, they're going to give judges the power to strap alcohol monitoring devices to people's ankles. Here's how the internet says you can beat the bracelets.
India made headlines last week for its misguided sterilization program, but it's far from the only place where a woman's ability to conceive children is interfered with by the state.
She was found buried in a riverbank along with her sister, having apparently been shot at least twice in the back.
The Greek Super League has been suspended after a head referee was assaulted. But who did it? And why?
For decades, NYPD have been busting people for small amounts of weed not because of any state law, but because they were rewarded every time they made an arrest.
Big Money was the real winner in this month's midterm elections. But a group of New Hampshire voters want you to know it doesn't have to be this way.
Right now there are still thousands of students running around central London playing cat and mouse with the cops.
Alexia Tsagkari, who was filming the demonstration for VICE News, was attacked by riot police in downtown Athens outside the Hilton building after clashes broke out between the anarchist bloc and the riot police.
Following the media attention and the millions of views garnered by the recent "10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman" video, people have been clamoring to recreate the same video all over again.