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Guarding an Island Prison with Killer Crocodiles Is a Shitty Idea

We asked experts to explore the logistics of Indonesian Commander General Budi Waseso's plan to create an island prison for drug offenders that is guarded by up to 1,000 crocodiles, not to mention a few tigers and piranhas thrown into the mix.
Mark Hay
11.18.15
Stuff

Want an HD Home Video of Your Sperm? The Future Is Coming

Checking out your little swimmers might not solve your infertility problems, but it's a good start.
Mark Hay
9.21.15
Stuff

Art Before Death: The Powerful Work of Death Row Inmates

"Life After Death and Elsewhere" offered Tennessee death row inmates the chance to memorialize themselves in a Manhattan gallery.
Mark Hay
9.19.15
Vice Blog

Shockingly, a Porno Featuring Hijabis and Niqabis Is Not Very Sensitive Toward Islam

We spoke to the producer behind the feature-length porno, <i>Women of the Middle East</i>.
Mark Hay
8.2.15
Stuff

Why More Men Are Sitting Down to Pee

Over the past decade, a number of countries have increasingly moved towards a culture of reclining relief.
Mark Hay
4.14.15
News

Brazil's Arrested Forest Kingpin Isn't the Only Problem Facing the Amazon

This week, Brazil arrested a man who may be responsible for up to 20 percent of illegal cuttings in the Amazon over the past few years. That's good, but until the country strictly enforces conservation laws this is just a Hydra problem.
Mark Hay
2.28.15
Stuff

How to Explain War to a Six-Year-Old

Zachary Gallant is attempting to explain war to kids through a rhyming, illustrated book, à la Doctor Seuss but with more ethnic violence and Kalashnikovs.
Mark Hay
2.25.15
News

Thailand Wants Its Teens to Stop Buying Baggy Condoms

Last Friday Thailand's Ministry of Public Health claimed that sexually transmitted infections are rising due in part to a supposed epidemic of teens buying oversized condoms, which slip off while they're doin' it.
Mark Hay
2.18.15
Stuff

Patenting a Magic Trick Is Tricky Business

Performers who want to protect their tricks with the law have an uphill battle.
Mark Hay
2.6.15
Stuff

Iceland to Build a Pagan Temple – Followers of Odin, Freya, and Thor, Rejoice​

After floating their intentions in January, a group of pagans in Iceland earlier this week announced that they would break ground on a new temple to the old Nordic gods within the month.
Mark Hay
2.4.15
Stuff

The Men Making Money Off the Art and Personal Effects of Rapists and Serial Killers

The "murderabilia" market allows collectors to buy ghoulish artifacts like string art made by Charles Manson and dirt pulled from the crawlspace where John Wayne Gacy buried his victims.
Mark Hay
2.3.15
News

Witch Hunting Is a Growing Problem in Papua New Guinea

Yesterday, a government worker admitted the country has a sorcery refugee problem on its hands.
Mark Hay
1.7.15
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