A potentially drunk tour guide in San Francisco regaled German tourists with her numerous gripes with the Chinese people living in her city. Fortunately for us, someone filmed it.
Ultra-Orthodox adherents of Judaism have long been exempt from military service in Israel, but lately this exception has sparked outrage from the secular majority.
The way we speak about people who leak information, be they hackers or whistleblowers, is divided by a perceived social agenda—hackers are trolls and whistleblowers are martyrs.
Despite widespread concern about reports of gang rapes of sex workers in Newfoundland, those at risk of being attacked haven't looked to the authorities for help.
After Eric Garner's brutal death this summer, I wanted to find out whether it's still easy to find someone willing to sell me some smokes on the street.
Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi has been so successful tracking down extremists online that he has even advised the UK parliament on the Islamic State.
Pennsylvania just passed a law targeting the "obscene celebrity" cultivated by prisoners. But for many inmates, writing is the only way out of a life of drugs and crime.
The fluoride-filled water in the rural town of Ban Mae Toen has caused brain damage and deformities, including massive goiters, in many residents.
Calling methamphetamine use an 'epidemic' is a misuse of language; it's a deceptive metaphor. Ebola, an actual epidemic, is not contracted voluntarily.
Larry Pressler, the former South Dakota Republican Senator who once turned down an Abscam bribe, is looking for a comeback, one cowboy poetry reading at a time.
On October 7, the city of South Miami's vice mayor proposed the idea of creating multiple Floridas. His resolution, which passed 3-2, suggests that the new state of South Florida would start from Orlando and go all the way to the Keys.
For 27 years, ESPN's primetime NFL games were the most-watched programs on cable. Now that honor belongs to the zombie apocalypse thanks to The Walking Dead.
Even as the Canadian authorities try to figure out his motives, the alleged murderer is being praised on social media by extremists.
As fighters from the Caucasus flock to IS, Ramzan Kadyrov will do anything to stop the rekindling of an Islamist insurgency in his fiefdom—even turn off the internet.
For potheads the world over, Colorado is a beacon of freedom. But local legalization advocates are butting heads with those concerned about kids accidentally consuming edible pot.
The only place in the Southern Hemisphere that monitored comets and asteroids just got closed down due to a lack of funding. Does that put the planet at risk?
No one knows exactly what happened, but social media is in an uproar, sections of Ottawa have been cordoned off by police, and it feels like nothing will be the same for Canadians.
Some LGBT activists say that the best way to prevent hate crimes is to stand up to homophobes—and that means carrying a gun and not being afraid to use it.
"I will stay as long as they need me," said Brian Wilson, a 43-year-old American who is now fighting alongside the Kurds.
VICE News traveled to Dublin, where thousands of people marched through the city center, calling for real and realistic abortion access in Ireland.
Purchased from their immigrant parents by unscrupulous traffickers, the kids are forced to work long hours for scant pay and are beaten if they don't sell enough.
A teenage runaway from Sydney has surfaced in a video taunting Barack Obama and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
Sometime around 430 million years ago, a fish known as a placoderm developed arms, legs, jaws, and genitals. Then, according to paleontologist John Long, two of those placoderms threw their inhibitions out the window and got down to fuckin'.
As in other places, marijuana users and some former law enforcement officers have called for legalization in Australia, but the country is lagging behind the US when it comes to weed reform.