Stereotyped as inbred and backwards, "the Island" might be crappy, but it's a difficult bubble to leave.
VICE profiles Melissa Ede, a transgender taxi driver from England and a successful applicant to the Mars One project, which plans to relocate her to Mars in the year 2024.
Australia has been discussing an east coast bullet train for 20 years. Why is the project still no closer to reality?
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I let some guy go to town on my arm while a dreadlocked Bosnian woman in a turban made my eyes feel heavy.
Photographer Ivan Kashinsky swapped National Geographic for Instagram.
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Photographer Jade Cantwell traveled through Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Egypt in the months before the Arab Spring. Several years later, her photos are reminders of the lives behind the news reports.
It's easy: First, you massage the dead bunny's skin. Then you slide it off.
There aren't too many places left in the world where the practice of ship breaking—scrapping old cargo sips for metal—still exists, but Bangladesh is one of those places.
"I tried to approach this series in the same way I work on street photography: to find an extraordinary moment within the ordinary," said photographer Adrian Skenderovic.
One smuggler recently got busted in Hanoi for transporting three tons of illegal felines that were bound for restaurants.
In recent years, the rights of women, homosexuals, and basically anyone who doesn't fit Tayyip Erdogan's Ottoman fantasy have waned significantly.
The director's latest movie is a haunting deconstruction of a small-time performer's psyche as he travels across the desolate Mojave Desert.
The sterile shopping promenade is "located in the Entertainment Capital of LA, Universal Studios Hollywood."
I toured Short Creek with a young couple who managed to escape the town's totalitarian ideology.
The goal of Emile Klein's You're US project is to paint portraits of three people from every state—cycling from subject to subject. So far, he's traveled 14,000 miles and painted 40 Americans from ten different states.
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"I go to funerals dressed as Hitler. That sometimes has a negative effect because those who've come to mourn stop crying and talk to me instead."
"We get drunk and think about how Williston used to be, then go home and dream about how it could be."
It's a dystopian solution to international complaints against Chinese tourists for spitting in the streets, yelling in restaurants, fighting in public, and otherwise disrespecting local customs and laws.
Ragoutsaria has its roots in ancient Dionysian rituals and is supposed to scare away evil spirits.
Nicolae Minovici's collection of tattoos is being exhibited in Bucharest's Sutu Palace until March. And yes, some of the pieces still have hair on them.
The rural Czech tradition of zabíjačka sees families and friends come together in a boozy, carnival atmosphere to butcher, cut up, and prepare every single part of the pig for consumption. It's also banned under EU law.