Covered from head to toe in a traditional black cloak and donning an automatic assault rifle on her broad shoulders, 53-year-old Firoza has been defending the people of her town for the past three years.
VICE talks with veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan who are struggling with mental illness, addiction, and PTSD—often overprescribed narcotics and other pharmaceuticals that bring their own sets of problems.
In Korea, Valentine's Day is only the beginning of a three-month-long tradition that culminates with single people eating noodles by themselves.
Four years since the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant went into full meltdown and the resulting 12-mile evacuation zone was enforced, one farmer still remains—braving high levels of radiation and loneliness to tend to abandoned animals.
Adventurer and photographer Mike Ranta spent five months riding freight trains through the American West and documenting what he saw.
Nicholaus Vieira is a self-identified troglodyte: He's spent nearly two-thirds of the past several years underground.
There are an estimated 1 million crack users in Brazil, the largest number in the world, and for many politicians and voters, São Paulo's Cracolândia is symbolic of the country's drug epidemic.
The Baja 1000 is the longest continuous off-road race in the world and the Desert Dingoes race it in stock pre-1982 Volkswagen Beetles. That's like trying to win the America's Cup in a blowup raft.
VICE co-founder Shane Smith heads down to Louisiana to see what sort of damage the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill is still doing to the Gulf of Mexico.
Father Sebastiaan works in the vampire community of Louisiana, fitting fangs and throwing modern-day vampire balls where would-be Draculas party and sip blood.
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.
The Confederados are one of the last remaining enclaves of the children of the unreconstructed South.
Exploring Seoul's sex motels and a penis park in South Korea's most romantic honeymoon spot.
Back in the 1980s, David Leventhal rented out a robot named Casanova to Hollywood parties, but today the bot is rusting away in Agua Dulce, an isolated town north of Los Angeles.
Adelanto is a desert town with 30,000 people, three incarceration facilities, and no McDonald's.
While many feel that humans are to blame for the climate change, a lot of Texans do not—and they have taken few, if any, initiatives to limit the state's CO2 emissions.
Arctic adventurers Sarah McNair-Landry and Erik Boomer have just their circumnavigation of Baffin Island with their 14 dogs.
In recent years, the rights of women, homosexuals, and basically anyone who doesn't fit Tayyip Erdogan's Ottoman fantasy have waned significantly.
When Cambo's parents went through a brutal divorce, he fled to the backwoods of Alabama to be alone. No traffic, no people, no responsibility—just pure survival. Director Harmony Korine tells his story.
Though attitudes are slowly shifting in the conservative state, gay men who come for lucrative work in the booming Bakken shale formation often feel pressured to keep their identities hidden.
According to Australian law, suicide is legal, but assisting suicide is murder. So how does euthanasia advocate Philip Nitschke sell his suicide equipment? According to him, it's for home brewing.
There's a scene at the end of Richard Pryor's Brewster's Million where Pryor steps into a room built specially for him and says, "This is the room I want to die in." I felt the same way when I walked inside Elvis's home in Palm Springs.
In the seventh episode of our second season, VICE heads to Delhi to meet Sampat Pal, an Indian woman who's formed the Gulabi Gang, or Pink Gang, to help women band together to combat the many cases of sexual assault tainting their country.
With Syriza—the coalition of the radical left—set to win, European socialists have touched down in the Greek capital for some election tourism.