italy

Photography

Here Are the Most Romantic Skate Photos You're Likely to See This Week

Photographer Claudio Majorana's new book explores why any kid would pick up a skateboard.
Elena Viale
2.18.19
Appetite

Bull’s Balls, Love Cucumbers & Human Flesh | The World’s Weirdest Aphrodisiacs

Sex and food have always gone hand in hand, but never quite like this...
Anastasia Miari
2.16.19
Photo

Amuse's Favourite Photo Stories of 2018

A round up of our best shots and photo-led stories of last year
Clem Fiell
1.2.19
Sex

Why Christmas Has Always Been About Sex

From Greenland to Poland, the whole world is at it at Christmas
Dr. Kate Lister
12.18.18
Culture

It’s Amateur Hour in the World of Spyware and Victims Will Pay the Price

We’re living in the golden age of spyware and government hacking, with companies rushing to join a blossoming billion dollar market. The weakest among us—activists or journalists—will suffer the consequences if we don’t regulate it appropriately.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.17.18
weird

Archeologists Discover ‘Vampire’ Child Who Died 1,500 Years Ago

The body of a 10-year-old child who died in the 5th century had a rock inserted into its mouth to prevent undead attacks.
Becky Ferreira
10.17.18
Travel

Here's How to Start Fights and Insult Strangers in Nine Foreign Languages

We asked our European VICE offices about their countries' rich traditions when it comes to cursing: The Serbians will threaten to fuck the first row of people at your funeral, while the Danish will call you an "ass banana."
VICE Staff
9.10.18
Munchies

Apparently Pizza Is the Most Photographed Food on Instagram

A new Italian study claims that of the 300 million food photos uploaded to Instagram, 17 million contain the hashtag “pizza.”
Phoebe Hurst
8.14.18
Travel

The Extraordinary Story of the Italian Village That Thinks It’s a Country

Princess Nina of Seborga explains why this tiny town of 300 people decided to declare independence.
Tristan Kennedy
7.8.18
football hooligans

How Political Violence Invaded Italian Football

Since the 1960s, Italian ultras have been all about fascism, communism and throwing Fiat 500s at the enemy.
Nicola Ventura
6.7.18
meat

This Guy Gets Paid Thousands of Dollars to Slice Ham

Spanish cortador de jamones Florencio Sanchidrián has cut ham for everyone from the King of Spain to Robert De Niro, and considers himself an ambassador for his country’s Iberian ham.
Gareth May
3.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Vatican Needs Way More Exorcists to Deal with All the Reports of Demons

So the church is launching a weeklong intensive course to train priests in the art.
River Donaghey
2.28.18
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