In the 1980s David Glasheen was the chairman of a successful resource syndicate specializing in Papua New Guinean gold mining. Nowadays, he's pretty much living the plot of Cast Away.
VICE Greece went in search of the people worshipping Zeus and Demeter in the 21st century.
Britain's council estates have gone from being homes for war heroes and the dignified poor into a giant safe house for organized crime.
Denver has made life miserable for anyone trying to host a show or party that is advertised as allowing pot smoke. But the demand for cannabis clubs and weed-friendly venues is putting the massive grey areas of Colorado's marijuana laws to the test.
VICE Germany's documentary about the Black Flock Motorcycle Gang, a biker club made up of former fascists.
Depending on the election results, UK college towns of the 2020s might be the preserve of super-wealthy students who travel to and from lectures in taxis.
For one magical week every December, the stupidest and shittiest rich people imaginable descend on Florida to get good deals on wildly expensive art pieces. They call this Art Basel Miami Beach.
VICE News travels to Peru to learn more about the government's battle plan against cocaine, and to see how nearly every aspect of Peruvian society is caught up in the fight.
When my friend Luis mentioned he'd heard of a remote place in Mexico where people go to dig up the psychedelic cactus and trip in the desert, it seemed like a no-brainer.
A longtime tree planter observes the intersection of the oil and reforestation industries. It's not pretty.
Australian journalist Paul Raffaele was the first Western man to infiltrate the flesh-eating Letin clan, and they taught him how to dine on human brains.
VICE China heads to Sitong Village to visit the People's Primary School—where kids learn reading, writing, and the wonders of Communism.
Every evening, a group of Chinese women who work at a mall meet in a warehouse space on Surčin road to cut loose.
Many villagers in China's Hunan Province have taken to drinking tea made entirely of goat and pig manure. A few local woman even says it cured them of cancer. I tried it, and guess what it tastes like.
It was just a reminder of how poorly equipped the country's military is.
In an effort to find out how life in Chicago and Iraq might be similar beyond bullets and blood, I talked with two teenage girls who hail from those locales about everything from crushing on boys to religion and music.
VICE Germany spent a day with Anna Konda, the Herculean dom and founder of Berlin's Female Fight Club, a place women come to from all over the world to wrestle (and sometimes smash watermelons between their thighs).
If the original Thanksgiving was all about breaking bread with Native Americans, then the modern version would be stuffing your face at the buffet of a tribal temple of gambling.
Last July, a hiker was savagely mauled by a polar bear in the Arctic. We went back with him to the scene of the attack to investigate why climate change is causing polar bears to target humans.
How a trek to one of most beautiful places on earth turned into a nightmare thanks to a hungry bear and the slowly melting Arctic ice.
VICE Mexico visits Father Federico Loos, a North American priest who moved to Mexico in 1977 to help gangbangers exchange their Glocks for God.
Sixty-year-old Jimmy Ho opened his first tattoo shop in Hong Kong at the age of 14 and has spent the last 40 years tattooing everyone from movie stars to local gangsters.
VICE Japan traveled to Malica, where 4,600 Japanese soldiers and 3,200 American soldiers were killed on the battlefield, and where local "bone hunters" are still searching for the soldiers' remains.
Through the evening and into the night, the Stratford Center houses a community of skaters, dancers, and body-poppers who move liberated from stereo to stereo. It's like being in an 80s version of the future.