Freddie Oversteegen was 14 years old, when a gentleman visited her family home in the Netherlands to ask her mother if she would allow her daughters to join the resistance.
We asked our European VICE offices about their countries' rich traditions when it comes to cursing: The Serbians will threaten to fuck the first row of people at your funeral, while the Danish will call you an "ass banana."
Motherboard correspondent Alejandro Tauber traveled to the Netherlands to meet some of the scientists and designers who have come up with a viable replacement for plastic: fungus.
Daantje is married to Dewi. Jaco is married to Sjoerd, and they both love Sean. All five of them are having a baby this week.
Our European editors look back at a time when a single currency promised to unite and protect Europe.
Check out the exclusive trailer of this new Dutch film that explores masculinity, consumerism, and sweet kicks.
It's getting hot in herre but nobody can take off all their clothes because of all the deadly UV rays.
Following her instincts, artist and designer Leanne Wijnsma digs tunnels in the middle of European cities.
I let some guy go to town on my arm while a dreadlocked Bosnian woman in a turban made my eyes feel heavy.
The Netherlands is the latest European country to launch a hotline aimed at talking Muslims in immigrant communities out of becoming jihadists, but it's not clear how effective these programs are.
Four deaths in the UK were attributed to them over Christmas and New Year's. When will the UK adopt a similar pill-testing scheme to the one in place in the Netherlands?
Chemists around the world were working around the clock to come up with new (and legal) drugs that could get people high. Here are some of the most notable ones.
Three Brits have died in the past couple of months after snorting white heroin that they believed to be cocaine. Is this the fault of an inexperienced, idiotic dealer, or someone deliberately doling out death?
The Netherlands has long been thought to have some of the world's most liberal marijuana policies. But today, the country's government is clamping down on the weed industry.
Hans Eijkelboom has traveled the world shooting street-fashion trends that show that we're all basically herd animals who dress and act exactly the same.
For 18 years I was a stubbornly addicted smoker, but I didn't break out of the bad habit until I took a tab of acid with my friend and realized how badly I wanted to leave cigarettes behind.
I recently went to Amsterdam to visit a community of African refugees who live in a former prison. Now their situation is becoming even more desperate because the time period in which they're allowed to stay here is coming to an end, and many of them will…
We need a new way to make sweeping assumptions about entire populations, and what better place to start than drugs? After all, there's so much you can tell about a person from their drug of choice. Wouldn't it be great if we could apply the same logic to
Her gorgeous (and very NSFW) compositions resemble classical painting. I spoke to her about her influences, her relationship with the women, and the notion of the courtesan-as-muse.
This week, a Secret Service agent got so hammered he passed out in a hotel hallway in the Netherlands—a continuation of a recent trend of the guys who guard the president getting inappropriately fucked up in public. What gives?
It makes perfect sense, considering politicians are already all over social media, but the internet went wild for this story because Grindr is generally better known as a platform for sharing dick pics, not political policies.
This week: A guy who is suing a museum that he robbed versus a guy who hates shirtless men so much that he set fire to a gay bar.
With its liberal stance on drugs, the Netherlands has been one of the top producers of ecstasy for the past decade. What isn't going to make you want someone to touch your genitals is that, like all manufacturing, the by-products of illicit narcotics have…
In the bucolic pastures of Hazerswoude-Dorp, nestled in verdant fields of ruminating Holsteins, lazy windmills, and pert tulips, lies a quaint Dutch farm that functions as the world's largest psilocybin-containing-truffle factory. To be clear, the t…