Why We Care So Much When Icons Like Prince Die
A sociologist breaks down the mechanics behind the public displays of grief after a cultural hero dies.
Stars, they're just like us: When they bring dogs into Australia without filling out the proper paperwork, they have to appear on camera to apologize to the country.
Katherine Dey has gone from sculpture to making cakes featuring bloody brains, roadkilled possums, severed heads, and unhealthy-looking butts.
A new study showed that the wealthy are living longer than the poor—but the size of that life expectancy gap varied wildly depending on where they lived. What are cities like New York doing for the poor other places aren't?
The biggest leak in history is a plot against Vladimir Putin, a CIA operation – and something that could expose the truth behind 9/11.
A new study shows that douchebags who know more profanities tend to have better vocabularies overall.
Two VICE editors discuss Franzen's latest lightning rod of literary controversy.
Half a century ago, state mental hospitals closed after a series of horrific abuses – but in the aftermath, many mentally ill people were forced onto the streets or into jails. Now some are arguing it's time to bring these institutions back.
There's a new Peanuts movie coming out next year, but it likely won't be able to capture the unique blend of despair and empathy that made Charles Schultz's original strip so influential and important.
Two years after Galt's Gulch Chile was founded, the utopian project is mired in personal and legal conflicts and investors now claim that the guy in charge is a sociopath and a con man.
A vision of war that's filled with crappy CGI flames.
We don't need another Facebook.
You're allowed to talk about your desires, even if they're bizarre and unhealthy.
A cardboard pope makes everyone happier.