BOMBS

WTF

Man Arrested for Threatening to 'Blow Up Restaurant' Says He Just Wanted to Take a Dump

Huge poo, or threat of domestic terrorism?
Jelisa Castrodale
11.20.18
Laos

In Laos, People Are Recycling Bombs from the Vietnam War into Jewelry

Local artisans and two women with very different connections to the bombings in Laos have come together to clear contaminated land and improve the local economy.
Hadley Cooper
1.11.18
war

Why Airstrikes Became So Much Deadlier for Civilians in 2017

There was a 42 percent increase in civilian deaths from 2016.
Bruno Bayley
1.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Drunk and Disorderly Call Led Cops to Potential 'Weapon of Mass Destruction'

Police found explosive chemicals, bottled urine, and a lunchbox bomb at a Florida home.
Drew Schwartz
11.15.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Hawaii Is Getting Ready for a Possible North Korean Nuclear Attack

The state is set to roll out a plan for how it would respond, now that the Hermit Kingdom has developed a missile capable of traveling 4,000 miles.
Drew Schwartz
7.22.17
News

Why Did America Drop the Mother of All Bombs on Afghanistan?

ISIS was the target, but an expert told us the historic attack was also about sending a message to Russia.
Mike Pearl
4.14.17
terrorism

A Brief History of People Setting Off Bombs in New York City

When things explode in America's largest city, many rush to judgment about who they believe responsible. History suggests this is unwise.
Tom Cowell
9.24.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Are Terrorist Attacks Bad for Hillary Clinton's Campaign?

How this past weekend's incidents might affect the outcome of the election.
Mike Pearl
9.21.16
war

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.
R. W. McMorrow
9.7.16
Film

This New Film Puts You in the Center of a Nuclear Blast

Between footage of North Korean military parades, frighteningly beautiful explosions, and powerful images of Hiroshima and Nagasaki burn victims, 'the bomb' reminds us of the very real problems buried beneath our feet.
Arthur Holland Michel
4.10.16
Stuff

How to Disarm an Improvised Explosive Device

We Asked an Expert How They Kill Bombs
Charlie Braithwaite
1.13.16
Film

This Zoetrope Cake Is Explosive

The sweetest analog animation you'll see today.
Anya Tchoupakov
12.2.15
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