From Australia to Mexico we asked our international editors to visit local sex shops and ask about their romantic best sellers.
Vlatch magic is part of everyday life in eastern Serbia, but the country's mainstream media has connected the practice to mass killings and crime.
Atlantium is a non-territorial global sovereign entity near Sydney, Australia that almost went to war with another micronation over a dispute about stamps.
There weren't any good places to go out in Kabul, so Marc Victor set one up.
Breathwork was born out of LSD research in the 1960s, and suggests that by hyperventilating, you can experience the same feeling as an acid trip.
Cambodian rocket gambling is one of the world's most bizarre gambling schemes. But for the poor locals who live below the launch zone, it's also life-threatening.
Shinjuku 2 Chome is like a gay bar buffet. The Tokyo district is said to have the highest concentration of gay bars in the world, each with its own theme (such as BDSM or J-Pop), and each with less than a 12-person capacity.
Earlier this month, Yassin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) was arrested in South Africa for attempting to use a world passport. But what exactly is one of those?
The seeds, known as rudraksha, are believed to carry mystical powers and can fetch thousands of dollars.
Development along one of Southeast Asia's biggest rivers is threatening local communities.
Every weekend, hundreds of parents (and grandparents) gather to advertise their kids for marriage.
German photographer Ricarda Messner spent 24 hours in Atlantic City capturing the slot machines, the lights, and Donald Trump's gaudy Taj Mahal.
The hardest part is making your marriage look real—setting up joint bank accounts, taking fake couples photos, and convincing an immigration officer you're actually in love.
We spoke with the director of Dream Empire, a new documentary about the Chinese real-estate bubble and its connection to the real estate industry.
We drive east to west on Sunset, stopping at venues along the way to talk to native Angelenos about the economic and cultural influences that have defined their neighborhoods.
For every 10,000 people who crossed the Mediterranean by boat last year, 37 died—tragic, but substantially better than the death rate the year before.
Charging towards a cliff face with a bely full of old Buckfast is not the most relaxing way to spend a day.
Dr. John Hall was jailed for injecting semen into his patients' mouths in 2005. He was busted getting back into business last month.
Businessmen in India and Nepal read Mein Kampf right after they finish Rich Dad Poor Dad and Who Moved My Cheese?
What else are you going to do when it's New Year's Eve on the Trans-Siberian railway and your only fellow passengers are the friendly young activists from a bizarre political movement?
The Inn at Christmas Place spreads good cheer with boughs of holly and visits from Santa—every day, 365 days a year.
VICE China catches up with the entrepreneur eight years after the sex scandal that derailed his career and inspired a nationwide debate over celebrity privacy.
Berlin has a lot to offer for a drink-fueled night out. Munchies explores the diverse, late-night shop culture in the German city.