This morning a court ruling prolonged the ban on India's Daughter, a BBC documentary about rape in India. But the longer it lasts, the more people will talk about it.
Giant stadiums, teenage millionaires, super fans, and addiction: Welcome to the world of eSports.
We get a crash course from a professional gaming commentator, take a trip to gaming rehab, and try on character costumes at the HQ of South Korea's best cosplay team.
Colombians are seeking black market sexual stimulants, imported from Asia.
For years, young people from Indonesia to China have been dressing up like Nazis, buying Hitler-adorned merchandise, and embracing "swastikawaii."
A culture of overwork is worrying government officials, who are on the brink of forcing the country's workaholics to chill out before they die from overwork.
One smuggler recently got busted in Hanoi for transporting three tons of illegal felines that were bound for restaurants.
Half the people surveyed by the Japanese Family Planning Association said they hadn't gone to the bone zone in the past month. Some guys claimed that they didn't even masturbate anymore. What's going on?
Hsieh would often disappear for days at a time inside an internet cafe in Kaohsiung, the second-largest city in Taiwan, to binge on computer games. But on January 8, after playing for three days straight, he collapsed and died of a cardiac arrest.
Due to the secrecy that surrounds FGM, the true extent of the practice in Western countries isn't known. We spoke to the director of No FGM Australia, the Human Rights Award–winning charity that works to abolish the practice.
This week, Kenyan lawmakers approve controversial anti-terror legislation, PETA uncovers a shocking dog-skin trade in China, and the US Navy shows off a drone that looks like it belongs in Jaws.
Whenever the world goes to hell in a family-size hand basket, people act surprised that they keep getting surprised.
The anime auteur bridged the gap between adult and kids' cinema without patronizing grown-ups or children.
There's a case to be made for the involvement of Kim Jong-un's troops, given the regime's beef with the new James Franco-Seth Rogen buddy assassination drama The Interview.
To celebrate LGBT lives, we're creating a new photo column called "Being Gay Is Beautiful in..." about how great it is to be queer in cities around the globe.
They're cheap, they're legal, and they're easy to get a hold of. But how dangerous are drugs like Valium, Xanax, and Tramadol?
C.Y. Leung told international media outlets that direct elections would give too much power to those below the poverty line.
The Tana Toraja regency on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has an unusual death ritual: Every few years, families reunite to exhume the bodies of their deceased relatives, clean up the inside of their coffins, and sometimes give their ancestors a fresh
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, protests erupt in Ferguson, Missouri, and anti-government protesters demonstrate in Pakistan.
This week, we investigate overcrowding in prisons, the Ukrainian soldiers who allegedly died fighting pro-Russia separatists, and more bad news from across the world.
Michael Wolf takes photos of the masses of people who live on top of one another in Asia's biggest cities and who struggle to survive in environments that weren't built with their comfort in mind.
As Peshawar has come under increasing sway of an extremist view of Islam, its community of transgender hijras has been increasingly marginalized.
I met a Huli shaman who introduced me to his dead father, talked shit about ExxonMobil's massive new gas pipeline, and tried to sell me a bong at his gift shop. Then I met the local governor to talk about his people's "Resource Curse."
For 24 days the Sunflower Movement camped in Taiwan's parliament to try to stop trade talks between Taiwan and China until an oversight mechanism had been implemented.