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Culture

The Story of the Very First Thing Securely Sold on the Internet

25 years ago, a college kid named Dan Kohn had the novel idea to let people buy things online. The first thing he ever sold was a Sting solo album.
Rob Arcand
8.17.19
crime

How a Group Of Gamers Tracked Down a Quadruple Murder Suspect

When one of their friends said he killed three people and was about to kill another, the members of a gaming forum sprung into action. But they were faced with a terrible situation—the clock was ticking and they had no idea where the alleged killer was.
Mack Lamoureux
8.5.19
Features

The Terrifying True Story of How 'The Blair Witch Project' Was Made

On its 20th anniversary, we talk to the filmmakers and actors behind the phenomenon that inspired the DIY horror genre.
Tatiana Tenreyro
7.17.19
YouTube

The Unstoppable Rise of YouTube's Child Make-Up Artists

A generation of kids are racking up huge follower counts and making big money with their beauty videos – and infuriating older MUAs in the process.
Kamila Rymajdo
7.17.19
climate change

'Climate Despair' Is Making People Give Up on Life

"It's super painful to be a human being right now at this point in history."
Mike Pearl
7.12.19
Tattooing

The Tattoo Industry Doesn't Have to Be Dominated By Straight White Men

Instagram has allowed women and people of colour in the UK and US to build alternative routes into a career that has traditionally excluded them.
Aimee Cliff
7.11.19
tv

'Avatar: The Last Airbender' Is Still One of the Greatest Shows of All Time

A decade after it went off the air, it remains a groundbreaking work that's always being discovered by new fans.
Nicole Clark
7.10.19
tv

We Spoke to Reality TV Stars About Having Sex On TV

Former contestants of 'Big Brother', 'The Valleys' and 'Love Island' talk about the experience and double standards of "doing bits" on camera.
Annie Lord
6.22.19
sex and relationships

Why People Still Go Cruising

As cruising spots in London are under threat and apps have made casual hook-ups more convenient, what role does going outside in search of sex play in queer lives today?
James Greig
6.12.19
sex and relationships

Bisexual Women Explain Why They Hate Being 'Unicorn Hunted' for Threesomes

As non-monogamous dating and polyamory have become more popular, the practice of couples using dating apps to deceive women into being their mythical "third" is on the rise.
Sophie Hemery
6.11.19
Culture

'Extremes' Is Our Podcast About People Who've Lived Through Wild Situations

In one ep, we meet a guy who posted himself from the UK to Australia. In another, we meet a former banker who embezzled $700 million.
VICE Staff
5.30.19
Sex

Meet the Guy Who Ran Swingers Parties in 1980s Pakistan

"The dictatorship made it all the more exciting. We were rebelling in the crudest way possible."
Mahmood Fazal
5.28.19
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