Scrap metal

  • Inside the US Effort to Clear Millions of Vietnam-Era Bombs in Laos

    In some of Laos's impoverished rural villages, bomb craters have left the earth resembling the surface of the moon. The effort to clear Laos of war-era bombs goes on.

  • Tonight on 'VICE' on HBO: Scrapping with David Choe

    Once-great American manufacturing cities like Detroit and Cleveland are full of rusting scrap metal. Tonight on VICE on HBO, David Choe meets the people who risk their lives to find scrap metal, visits the scrapyards that buy scrap, and follows...

  • Scrap or Die

    One sweltering afternoon in July, I found myself breaking and entering into a derelict warehouse on the east side of Cleveland. I was in the middle of a crash course in metal theft from a man named Jay Jackson.

  • Ode on a Grecian Pile of Crap

    A brisk walk along Dionysiou Areopagitou and Panathinea streets, just ten minutes from the Acropolis, brings you to probably the crummiest neighborhood in all of Athens, Greece.