In the Philippines, the 6,000-year-old sport of cockfighting has been transformed into a fully legal billion-dollar industry.
Put a bunch of sailors on a cold rock in the middle of the ocean, make them really poor, give them lots to drink and not too many jobs, wait a few centuries, and you'll have a pretty good idea of what Newfoundland is like.
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Thousands of followers have moved from all over the world to Edmonton to sit silently for hours and stare into John de Ruiter's eyes.
Barry Boen used Airbnb to rent out a tent in LA's famously impoverished area, a project he claims is an attempt to force people to talk about issues in the neighbourhood.
In the finale of our second season, we go to Darfur, where atrocities are still happening, even though the global community has mostly stopped paying attention.
Hundreds of millions of dollars flow into the city for the annual celebration, but do sex workers benefit from that orgy of spending? I talked to some strippers and escorts to find out.
Mining operations are often intertwined – voluntarily or otherwise – with Colombia's criminal underworld. Many mines pay an extortion tax to whichever armed group is in charge of the region.
Hundreds of thousands of bodies lie under the ground in Hart Island, but despite the efforts of activists, it remains difficult for families to find out if their relatives are buried there.
Campania Felix has become the "Land of Fires," as it is popularly known. When people travel here, they see continual columns of smoke and flames, signs of the garbage that is torched in the countryside.
For $25, you too can take a tour of the porn studio, and its creepy sex dungeons and impressive dildo stock rooms.
I let some guy go to town on my calf while a dreadlocked Bosnian woman in a turban made my eyes feel heavy.
A new report lists where countries rank when it comes to freedom of travel.
An interview with Andrew Tunks, one of the finalists for Mars One's ambitious interstellar mission.
LA street cop Bryan Vila met a guy in a bar who offered him a job on the Micronesian island of Saipan. He took it and ended up staying for six years, dealing with political uprisings and a prison escape.
Vinsantos Defonte is the queen of New Orleans queens, and she wants you to know that drag is having a comeback in the Big Easy – and it's bigger and bustier than ever.
"The complete agenda involves going into our communities and educating our people on federal, state, and local gun laws," Darren X, the national field marshal of the New Black Panther Party, said. "We want to stop fratricide, genocide—all the 'cides."
VICE talks with veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan who are struggling with mental illness, addiction, and PTSD – often overprescribed narcotics and other pharmaceuticals that bring their own sets of problems.
Covered from head to toe in a traditional black cloak and donning an automatic assault rifle on her broad shoulders, 53-year-old Firoza has been defending the people of her town for the past three years.
These workers travel North America, sightseeing and staying overnight in RV parks while labouring in low-wage temp jobs.
Four years since the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant went into full meltdown and the resulting 12-mile evacuation zone was enforced, one farmer still remains – braving high levels of radiation and loneliness to tend to abandoned animals.
Adventurer and photographer Mike Ranta spent five months riding freight trains through the American West and documenting what he saw.
Nicholaus Vieira is a self-identified troglodyte: He's spent nearly two-thirds of the past several years underground.
The Baja 1000 is the longest continuous off-road race in the world and the Desert Dingoes race it in stock pre-1982 Volkswagen Beetles. That's like trying to win the America's Cup in a blowup raft.