Gilles Elie Cohen photographed the coolest people who ever lived.
An undetermined amount of court documents were lost in a Brooklyn blaze last Saturday.
The Confederados are one of the last remaining enclaves of the children of the unreconstructed South.
For centuries, the practice of making books out of human skin was disturbingly common. Today, it's become a historical curiosity. We spoke to Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris to find out more about this bizarre practice.
How do you memorialize the nation's biggest inside joke? As I learned, it takes a whole lot of statues.
VICE host Krishna Andavolu takes a look back at the VICE network's best videos of 2014.
First Australians tracked and predicted interstellar movements in highly sophisticated ways, looking up at the night with eyes intriguingly different to our own.
A look at how we use to use money and how we use it today.
A brief history of violence against Wall Street and its accomplices, and an examination of why the revolution never fully arrived in America.
The Polish artist sees his '1920+' series as a means to interest others in Polish history.
Ed Piskor is in the middle of putting out a comic-book history of hip-hop that is pretty much the best history of hip-hop anyone's ever done.
A conversation with the artist about sexuality, racism, history, the policing of black men's bodies, and the rest of the themes of his first solo exhibition.
Roger Perry spent the late 60s and early 70s photographing their work. His long out-of-print photo collection, The Writing on the Wall, charted London's early graffiti scene. The book is finally being republished this week.
The Buzludzha was a great monument to the communist regime. Now it's just a wasteland.
A summer filled with police violence has inspired a student from America's most segregated city to confront modern racism.
Ishmahil Blagrove has put together a book that tells the story of Carnival from its inception until the present day.
We talked to Noelle Janaczewska about her upcoming Festival of Dangerous Ideas performance.
Whether it's the Gaza Strip or the tragic mess of MH17, July has been a big month for missiles. So how do they work? And how did we get to this point?
In 1998 the journalist Ron Rosenbaum published Explaining Hitler. Contrary to what the title might suggest, it is not an explanation of Hitler, per se, but rather a 500-page meta-analysis of different theories intended to explain Hitler. This week
Despite all the thigh-gap nonsense, being a girl today isn't as shitty as it used to be.
Finally, the first ever comprehensive map of genuinely interesting things in Los Angeles. It's been carefully researched and had the boring parts sifted out. What's left is your guide to 100 years of this city's rich history.
The legend of Lee Harvey Oswald still looms large in Dallas.
Lieutenant Colonel John Malcolm Thorpe Fleming Churchill, a.k.a. "Mad Jack," was finally honored this year by the Royal Norwegian Explorers Club for being a crazy bastard who ran screaming into battle armed with a longbow and a sword.
This month, we will post a new chapter daily of Robert Young Pelton and Tim Freccia's sprawling 35,000-plus word epic exploration of the crisis in South Sudan, but you can skip ahead and read the full