The seeds, known as rudraksha, are believed to carry mystical powers and can fetch thousands of dollars.
With virtually no money these guys managed to make a documentary series that became one of the first Australian shows ever picked up by Netflix.
Every weekend, hundreds of parents (and grandparents) gather to advertise their kids for marriage.
German photographer Ricarda Messner spent 24 hours in Atlantic City capturing the slot machines, the lights, and Donald Trump's gaudy Taj Mahal.
The New Age nuns are fighting to keep their medical marijuana business alive in the face of a pending local ban on cannabis sales.
The hardest part is making your marriage look real—setting up joint bank accounts, taking fake couples photos, and convincing an immigration officer you're actually in love.
We spoke with the director of Dream Empire, a new documentary about the Chinese real-estate bubble and its connection to the real estate industry.
For every 10,000 people who crossed the Mediterranean by boat last year, 37 died—tragic, but substantially better than the death rate the year before.
Charging toward a cliff face with a belly full of stale alcohol is not the most relaxing way to spend a day.
Lack of affordable housing is pushing many of the working class—ski instructors, waiters, hotel staff—to live out of tents or in their cars, if they want to stay in Jackson Hole.
Producers Erik Osterholm and Alex Braverman describe the "holy shit" moments that informed their understanding of the devastating environmental and human tolls of climate change.
On this episode from season three of VICE's HBO show, we went to Alabama to investigate what life was like for immigrants after the state passed intense anti-immigrant laws.
In this episode from the third season of VICE's HBO show, we investigate the surge in the looting of antiquities after the Arab Spring. Then we check out the "rent a white guy" trend in China.
In this episode from season three from our HBO show, we went to Uganda to investigate the country's infamous "anti-homosexuality bill" and then looked at the organ black market in Bangladesh.
In this episode from season three of the VICE HBO show, we investigated last year's Ebola outbreak, then headed to college campuse to learn how the schools dealt with the pervasive culture of sexual violence.
To her followers, Amma is at least a saint and at best a reincarnation of god.
Dr. John Hall was jailed for injecting semen into his patients' mouths in 2005. But last month, he nearly reopened a practice in Belize.
The extravaganza was everything I'd hoped it would be and so much more.
Just like in Love Actually, there are actually British men who go to America and convince women to have sex with them because they're British.
The small city of Ridgecrest is looking to turn some nearby ancient carvings into a tourist attraction, despite local tribes saying that the effort cheapens and degrades their most sacred symbols.
The rent is really, really cheap.
Donald Trump's long tenure at the top of the Republican presidential polls has many around the world concerned—and left a lot of American travelers in the awkward position of having to explaining his rise.
What else are you going to do when it's New Year's Eve on the Trans-Siberian railway and your only fellow passengers are the friendly young activists from a bizarre political movement?
The Inn at Christmas Place spreads good cheer with boughs of holly and visits from Santa—every day, 365 days a year.