experiments

programming

Watching AI Slowly Forget a Human Face Is Incredibly Creepy

This time lapse of a neural network with the neurons slowly switching off is a haunting experiment in machine learning.
Samantha Cole
6.4.19
Wasps

Wasps Are Capable of Basic Logical Reasoning, Study Finds

Paper wasps are the first known insects to perform a key form of deductive logic called transitive inference.
Becky Ferreira
5.9.19
Film

The Conspiracy Behind 'Three Identical Strangers' Is Beyond Messed Up

The triplets from the film spoke with VICE about the shadowy reason they were separated at birth.
Kara Weisenstein
7.9.18
experiments

Here’s How Much ‘Real News’ You Can Get from Celebrity Twitter Alone

In a week when Donald J. Trump officially became leader of the free world, I restricted my media diet exclusively to celeb tweets. This is what I learned.
Lonnie Nadler
1.29.17
experiments

I Drank My Friend's Breast Milk Every Day for a Week

It didn't feel right to steal from a baby.
Sabina Urraca
1.13.17
Stuff

What Do You Do When Your Family Was the Victim of CIA Mind-Control Experiments?

Visual artist Sarah-Anne Johnson's ongoing series explores how psychological torture impacted her matriarchal family.
Rea McNamara
4.17.16
Art

The Artist Who Drew Himself on Drugs Is Actually Way More Experimental

Torture, silence, love, and drugs are just a few of the mediums Bryan Lewis Saunders works with.
Anna Marks
3.26.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A New Drug Could Reduce the Effects of Alzheimer's by 30 Percent

An 18-month study of an antibody called solanezumab suggests that the drug could help more people who suffer from the disease live a longer life.
Ajay Rose
7.22.15
Design

Stop-Motion Animation: Now, in Virtual Reality

Up next, virtual cheese in a near-field 'Wallace & Gromit.'
Sami Emory
6.25.15
News

Will LA's $15 Minimum Wage Really Lead to Better Lives for Workers?

The wage increase is a major step for America's second-largest city, but it's not clear that that will actually make LA more affordable.
Mike Pearl
5.26.15
tech

A New Test Can Tell from Your Fingerprints if You've Done Cocaine

Researchers at the University of Surrey have worked out a way to differentiate between people who have ingested cocaine and people who've merely touched it.
Joe Bish
5.18.15
Art

Fossilized Books Make Beautiful Sculptures

Hawaii-based artist Jacqueline Rush Lee uses "book alchemy" to transform everything from encyclopedias to novels into beautiful works of art.
Sami Emory
3.5.15
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