Arthur Rathburn is accused of hacking up bodies with chainsaws and selling diseased body parts to medical conferences—just one example of the shady ongoings in the cadaver dealing industry.
Vlach magic is an integral part in everyday life in eastern Serbia, but the country's mainstream media has linked the practice to mass killings and crime across the country. Is there any truth to those claims?
When someone dies, their debt doesn't just disappear—and in some cases, debt collectors resort to bullying, deception, and manipulation in order to get the money they're owed.
Companies have refined cryonics technology to better preserve peoples' brains after death. But so far, no one knows how to turn a cryogenically frozen brain back into a living person.
We spoke with correspondent Danny Gold about the psychological effects of reporting on a deadly epidemic, and if the world will be better prepared for the next one.
Reports over the weekend alleged that Jack Letts now goes by the name Abu Muhammed and has been fighting for the Islamic State in Syria. His mom insisted it's all nonsense.
For every 10,000 people who crossed the Mediterranean by boat last year, 37 died—tragic, but substantially better than the death rate the year before.
We need to remember that our rock Gods aren't actual Gods.
This summer, I visited South India for the first time since my grandfather died nearly two years ago. A familiar space had suddenly become unfamiliar, and I searched for serenity, devotion, and solitude in a city where privacy is scarce.
We talked so much online that we became unable to deal with the emotional fallout of our lives IRL.
"He was how I got through my childhood."
I'm grateful that this new indie game is challenging perceptions of video games, but I don't think I could play it without it wrecking me.
In death, what we want most aren't the heirlooms or the valuables, but the things that help us remember our loved ones for exactly who they were.
She settles into a new space.
A short note of thanks from VICE.
The Thin White Duke has died at 69, leaving behind some of the greatest music of all time. Here are some of the VICE staff's favorites.
McCormack wrote his new book, The Well-Dressed Wound, while battling cancer. "The book had to save me, or show me a way that I could be saved," he said.
"Deaths in 2015" and "Geospatial Summary of the High Peaks/Summits of the Juneau Icefield" won big this year.
Probably because you're blowing off your chest pains to keep on partying.
As investigators gathered evidence at the Inland Regional Center in the hours after the December 2 attack, longterm residents shared stories of one of the most overlooked strains of gun violence.
Some believe "drug checking" stations, which test drugs for harmful substances, set up outside festivals could help curb the deaths.
The sad, but not uncommon, tale of an elderly healer who was murdered with an axe.
"More Albertans die by suicide every year than they do in fatal car collisions."
I have no idea when mom was diagnosed, but it must have been after the driveway and after the buggy in the rain.