Thousands of followers have moved from all over the world to Edmonton to sit silently for hours and stare into John de Ruiter's eyes.
Barry Boen used Airbnb to rent out a tent in LA's famously impoverished area, a project he claims is an attempt to force people to talk about issues in the neighborhood.
Hundreds of millions of dollars flow into the city for the annual celebration, but do sex workers benefit from that orgy of spending? I talked to some strippers and escorts to find out.
In the finale of our second season, we go to Darfur, where atrocities are still happening, even though the global community has mostly stopped paying attention.
For $25, you too can take a tour of the porn studio, its creepy sex dungeons, and impressive dildo stock rooms.
I let some guy go to town on my arm while a dreadlocked Bosnian woman in a turban made my eyes feel heavy.
Hundreds of thousands of bodies lie under the ground in Hart Island, but despite the efforts of activists, it remains difficult for families to find out if their relatives are buried there.
An interview with Andrew Tunks, one of the finalists for Mars One's ambitious interstellar mission.
The non-profit wants to take a group of skaters from Germany to South Africa, delivering skateboards to the South African kids who have skateparks-a-plenty, but no money to buy boards.
VICE News traveled to Donetsk Airport, a once-modern facility now reduced to rubble after months of fighting, to discuss with DNR fighters the battle for, and the future of, the strategically important site.
LA street cop Bryan Vila met a guy in a bar who offered him a job on the Micronesian island of Saipan. He took it and ended up staying for six years, dealing with everything from political uprisings to a prison escape.
Cockfighting isn't just legal in the Philippines, it's a national obsession.
Vinsantos Defonte is the queen of New Orleans queens, and she wants you to know that drag is having a comeback in the Big Easy—and it's bigger and bustier than ever.
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.