Is it Ethical to Make Your Dog Vegan?
Short answer: sort of.
China is Using Mass Pee and Poo Surveillance to Police Illegal Drug Use
Police in dozens of Chinese cities are sifting through human waste to track narcotics rings and drug programs.
Experts Explain Why 'Doin' it for the Gram' Makes Us Do Dumb Things
"As everything becomes a reality show, we forget that reality shows are actually staged, and we think that daily life is a reality show when it’s not."
In The Future, You Could Be Pregnant Outside Your Body
Ectogenesis—having a baby in an artificial womb—sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but it could be a reality if you're rich enough.
10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Lawyer Who Defends Rapists
"Hearing someone give evidence about how their life has been ruined is emotional for absolutely everyone."
Getting Rid of Nazi Memorabilia Is Harder Than it Sounds
What do you do when your mum wants to sell your grandfather's Nazi-killing trophies, but she lives in the middle of deep-red Florida?
Ivanka Trump Is Not Your Friend
If you think the glamorous first daughter is going to save America from a dirty White House, you're not paying attention.
Why Do We Assume Good Musicians Are Good People?
Chuck Berry's death has reignited familiar questions over how far critics should go in the impulse to conflate a musician’s work and character.
the bookmakers' war
A Safe Bet: How Bookmakers Are Waging War on Persistent Winners
Bookmakers are excluding persistent winners as "liabilities". It's perfectly legal, if not entirely fair. But these high-stakes gamblers still find ways to bet – and now the liabilities are starting to fight back.
We Asked an Ethicist if It's OK to Punch Nazis in the Face
"No. You don't get to punch people in the face."
Vice Guide to Right Now
Trump Won't Actually Be Divesting Himself from His Businesses After All
The president-elect plans to hand over the business to his adult sons by way of an independent trust, rather than selling the company or placing it in a blind trust like ethics experts have urged.
How Bjork Created a Virtual Version of Herself to Deal With the Pain of ‘Vulnicura’
A conversation with the Icelandic artist about moving on, both emotionally and technologically.