"I remember a guy who said, 'My brother works in the Iranian embassy in London. Before I loved him as my brother, now I hate him as my enemy. I am ready to kill him tomorrow, if necessary.' And everyone applauded."
The King's sudden interest in taking up Canadian citizenship has a lot to do with avoiding taxes through a process of "tax inversion," and moving the fast-food giant north to Canada doesn't mean more money for the country.
Despite the damage, the border is still open. A steady trickle of cars pass through the crossing—locals on their way to work or to visit family and friends, others loaded with suitcases and flying white ribbons are refugees heading to Russia.
Jingjing said she was eventually fired for "not looking pretty enough." Even though her boss was the culprit who introduced her to meth, he blamed her for losing weight and not keeping up with her appearance. "What man would want you?" he asked.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, Ukraine's OSCE representative says Russian troops captured a border city, and Brazil dismantles a deforestation gang.
A botched missile launch in Alaska is the latest flare-up in a budding arms race in which the US, China, and Russia are vying to perfect super-fast weapons that can strike halfway round the world in less than an hour.
The math of global warming is compelling enough to spark a revolution. But statistics seldom drive people to the streets. So what's it going to take for climate change activism to transform into a social movement?
In one of Argentina's largest cities, drug dealers have infiltrated all levels of society, especially the supporter clubs, or "barras bravas," of the city's two soccer teams: Rosario Central and Newell's Old Boys.
Microbeads are tiny plastic beads found in exfoliating gels, body wash, hand soap, and facial scrubs. Though normalized through their ubiquity, these bits of plastic have been causing catastrophic problems in the Great Lakes.
Columns of heavy artillery, huge loads of arms, and regular Russian servicemen have crossed into the territory of Ukraine. The new frontline checkpoints in the port city of Mariupol seem woefully ill equipped to deal with a further advance.
Every square inch of Miami Beach will, at some point, succumb to the ocean. In the meantime, the artist-scientists at Coral Morphologic will be discovering and photographing new species of zoanthids—small, flowery, pod-like relatives of coral that look pa…