The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, hundreds of Albanian police officers raid a pot operation, and nearly 100,000 people flee Pakistan's North Waziristan as the military steps up its anti-Taliban offensive.
Becoming a planet owner is a lot easier than you might think. All you have to do is take a quick glance at an astronomical map, pick out whichever planet or moon tickles your fancy, tell everyone you own it, and you're set.
There may well be microbial life forms on Mars, yes. We may be polluting a pristine alien environment. But I say that, if they're there, let them fight for it. Let them go to war with the mighty water bears of Earth. I don't care any more. Space stations
Anyone with enough brains and balls can build their own rocket and fly it to space. Or at least that's what the nonprofit, open-source space-project Copenhagen Suborbitals wants the world to realize. They're determined to create the first homemade, manned…