2012

  • Our Mystic Gave Us the Inside Scoop on 2013

    The year 2012 didn’t end up being the apocalyptic Mayan bloodbath we all expected. So, since we're going to be dicking around here for a while longer, what can we expect from 2013? To answer this question we called our go-to for all things mystical...

  • A Big Night Out... End of Year Special!

    A weird ending to a very weird year.

  • Ten Things That Happened in Skateboarding During 2012

    I thought I'd close out 2012 with a list of things that happened in skateboarding this year.

  • Imagining Justin Bieber’s Horrifying Future Parties

    If Justin Bieber truly parties like it's 3012, as he sings in his new single, "Beauty and a Beat," then we fear the kind of blood-drenched revelry the boy king of pop might be getting into. Because the world in 3012 is going to be barbaric.

  • Making Friends at Stonehenge for the End of the World

    Throughout my time at Stonehenge I met hippies, Norse gods, ancient kings, bygone warriors, conspiracy theorists, senile Druids, schizophrenics, witches, wizards, demons, hackers, viking families, trance-heads, and even a guy who thought he was a...

  • The Year in Gifs

    We could have summarized the year's stories using words—you know, those collections of symbols that represent ideas—but since it's almost 2013, we should really be communicating only in moving images.

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  • The Year 2012 in 50 GIFs

    Looking back on the year, in GIFs.

  • World Peace Update

    How exactly is the planet preparing for the rapture? Some people are buying tons of non-perishable food and hiding in underground bunkers. Others, however, are far too busy rioting at wheelchair basketball matches, brawling with their fellow members of...

  • Home at the End of Time: Robert Vicino Built an Underground City Where You Can Ride out the Apocalypse

    He won't have enough room for everyone. But for a fee, he might have room for you.

  • The VICE Guide to the Books of 2012

    Apparently '50 Shades of Grey' wasn't the only book to come out this year.

  • All the Books I Read in 2012

    I hate end-of-the-year best-of lists. They are short-sighted and usually hive-mindish. They feel counter-productive or something, like they are trying to trick you. Instead, here’s a list of everything I read this year, 135 books, in order.

  • Tell me About your Bunker

    It was 2009 when Simon Young realised the world was going to end. He was living in Tenterfield at the time – an inland beef town some 700 kilometres north of Sydney. “And one night I had this dream that I was driving in the car up in the mountains...