death

Environmental Extremes

We Visited the Mumbai Neighbourhood so Polluted It's Been Declared Unfit for Human Habitation

Mahul poses a dystopian and disturbing picture of what happens when you’re forced to live amidst extreme pollution. It’s a story that can only end in death, unless residents somehow scrape together the resources to leave.
Pallavi Pundir
4 days ago
vaping

What We Know About the Vaping Chemicals That Might Be Making People Sick

Vitamin E might be the culprit.
Emma Ockerman
9.9.19
grief

Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.
Sydni Dunn
7.30.19
conspiracy

The Fans Who Refuse to Believe Michael Jackson Is Dead

On the tenth anniversary of his death, we look at some of the conspiracy theories surrounding the disgraced king of pop.
James McMahon
6.25.19
death

People in Their Twenties Are Already Planning Their Funerals

According to a recent survey, millennials are more prepared than any other age group for our inevitable return to the earth.
Niloufar Haidari
6.14.19
entertainment

Keanu Reeves Told Stephen Colbert What Happens When We Die

Keanu is my new religion.
River Donaghey
5.15.19
death

'Dr Death' Has a New Machine That's Meant to Disrupt the Way We Die

This weekend, euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke will unveil his most ambitious death machine yet, the "Sarco".
Matt Shea
5.12.19
death

Scientists Want to Inspire Public Conversations About Death

A new installation at a London shopping mall aims to make conversations about our mortality more commonplace.
Becky Ferreira
5.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

25 Students Died by Suicide After an Indian Exam Board Wrongly Failed Them

Teachers were even found guilty of incorrectly giving students 0 marks when they had actually scored 99.
Shamani Joshi
4.30.19
Essays

What We Can't Talk About When We Talk About Our Grandparents

Most of us don't think much about what happens at the end of life for our loved ones, but it might be better for everyone if we did.
Francisco Garcia
4.30.19
Facebook

Researchers Say Facebook’s Dead Users Could Outnumber the Living Within 50 Years

This study suggests we start thinking seriously about how we handle digital remains.
Samantha Cole
4.30.19
Culture

Legendary 'Boyz N the Hood' Director John Singleton Has Died

He was 51.
River Donaghey
4.29.19
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