gold

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Will Be Made From Recycled Phones

Nothing like being a good sport with some environmentally-conscious bling.
Shamani Joshi
7.28.19
con men

The Wild Story of Whitaker Wright, the Con Man Who Killed Himself in Court

The Bernie Madoff of the late 1800s, he was "the world's most shameless swindler."
Seth Ferranti
1.8.19
Australia Today

Some of the Biggest Gold Nuggets Ever are Being Found in WA Right Now

One rock weighed 95 kilos and took three men to lift into the back of a ute.
Gavin Butler
9.11.18
News

That Guy Who Stole a $1.6M Pot of Gold Doesn't Know Where His Money Is

Julio Nivelo managed to flee the States to Ecuador after the heist without getting caught—but now he says he has "nothing."
Drew Schwartz
2.6.18
gold rush

Niger's Gold Rush Has Turned Bandits into Barons

But, granted rare access to northern Niger's gold fields, we saw how the vast majority of workers aren't benefitting nearly as much as them.
Peter Tinti
1.11.18
Objectively Correct Lists

10 Brockhampton Songs to Know Before 'Saturation III' Drops

The 15-member boyband have owned 2017, releasing so much new music that a run-down of their best material is more than necessary.
Eli Enis
11.20.17
S-Town

How Brian Reed Made ‘S-Town’

"We just knew we were never bored."
Joel Golby
8.25.17
conservation lab

10th Century Viking Treasures Unearthed In Scotland

Now comes the hard part: preserving 1,000-year-old gold and silver artifacts for centuries to come.
Noémie Jennifer
6.28.17
Technology

Beautiful Brain Art Uncovers the Complexity of the Human Mind

Greg Dunn’s light-reflecting paintings make science visually stunning.
Diana Shi
4.30.17
Art

We Spoke to the Artist Fixing Cracks in the Sidewalk With Gold

Rachel Sussman’s ‘Sidewalk Kintsukuroi’ series brings a traditional Japanese art practice to the streets.
VICE Staff
3.2.17
Installations

A Huge Gold Installation Flips the New York Stock Exchange Upside Down

David Spriggs explores cultural associations with the color gold in an ephemeral installation.
Andrew Salomone
2.19.17
Art

╭∩╮Marina Abramovic Turns 70╭∩╮| Insta of the Week

She celebrated seven decades of pain and performance with an appropriately strange party at the Guggenheim.
Beckett Mufson
12.12.16
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