Each year, about 1,000 living people are erroneously added to the Death Master File, a database of every American who has died since 1936.
They're still selling guns—but it could still be a big development.
You could lift, say, Cary Grant out of a role and simply replace him with his modern equivalent, George Clooney, but I doubt anyone could possibly be a "modern Gene Wilder."
A new exhibit at the Mütter Museum in Philadelphia explores the beauty and individuality of human skulls.
A carved box filled with the literary icon's ashes will go up for auction in Los Angeles next month.
If you're a woman, you're more at risk from ecstasy—so why is no one talking about it?
Bootleg fentanyl from China has flooded the illicit opioid market in both the US and Canada.
Dmitrij Panov details his life with stage 4 cancer on his blog "Dying With Swag."
Some people just really like hearses, it turns out.
A relatively calm week by national standards was still a bloody one.
There have been more than 1,500 deaths during, or immediately after, police contact in the UK. I wanted to find out why.
More Americans have died in mass shootings already this year than were killed by guns in all of Canada, Germany, and Spain in 2014.
In most cases, it's a really, really bad idea.
We speak to the Welcome to the Dollhouse director about feeling like an outsider and making movies about mortality.
Aug 2, 2016
James Donofrio has worked in a funeral home since age 12. He's now 57.
A dachshund in New York is currently battling for a $100,000 trust fund. We asked a pet trust attorney why—and how—pets inherit their owners' riches.
The eerie spectacle aimed to raise awareness of wearing a seatbelt.
Turns out doing nothing with your life other than being a desk slave will kill you.
The trio heads to Texas and meets an anthropologist who works to identify the corpses of those who died trying to cross the US border.
On an all new episode of VICE Does America, we visit a forensics lab where anthropologists work to identify the bodies of those who have died trying to come to the United States.
Again: Fuck you, 2016.
The demonization of black victims and the lionization of law enforcement have to stop.
We spoke to filmmaker Jim Cummings about his award-winning film Thunder Road and how he got the rights to use the Springsteen classic that inspired it.
On this episode of Daily VICE, we go to a zombie-apocalypse training camp to understand why so many people are obsessed with preparing for the end of the world.