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News

Vintage Disney VHS Tapes Are Selling For Thousands of Dollars on eBay

But is anyone really buying them or is it all a scam?
Shamani Joshi
6.24.19
Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett Charged With Felony for Filing False Police Report

The actor claimed he was attacked by two masked men who shouted racist and homophobic slurs.
Tess Owen
2.21.19
Paranormal

There's a $100K Reward Going for People Who Prove They're Psychic

According to the prize's organiser no one has come close to winning in 39 years.
Laura Woods
1.22.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Gets His Fake News the Old-Fashioned Way

The president's aides hand-deliver Trump articles, and some of them are total BS.
Drew Schwartz
5.15.17
Art

Prop Artist Tricks Tourists with Multimedia Mollusk Monument

Staten Island gets a memorial for the giant octopus who ate the Ferry.
Nathaniel Ainley
9.29.16
Stuff

The Bizarre Story of JT Leroy, the World Famous Author Who Didn't Exist

We spoke to Jeff Feuerzeig, director of a new documentary about literature's greatest hoax.
Roisin Agnew
7.30.16
Premiere

Listen to Bib’s New Album Then Go Check Yourself Into an Anger Management Course

These punks prove that not all people of Omaha are ‘good folk’.
Tim Scott
5.31.16
Features

Is YACHT’s Leaked Sex Tape An Elaborate Hoax?

If the pop duo is trolling, this might be one of the most brilliant internet hoaxes in music industry history.
Michelle Lhooq
5.10.16
Stuff

Some Guy in Italy Is Trying to Resurrect David Bowie With an Online Petition

So far over 10,000 people have signed, leaving such comments as 'death can not continue'.
Livia Albeck-Ripka
1.18.16
News

What We Know About the Police Evacuation of the Sydney Opera House

Locals on social media are speculating that a hoax may have triggered the response.
Maddison Connaughton
1.14.16
News

Read the Email That Shut Down LA's Public Schools

"Something big is going down," warned the anonymous hoaxer in the message that led the Los Angeles Unified School District to cancel classes on Tuesday.
Brian McManus
12.16.15
tech

The Truth Behind the Viral Videos of Mexican Women Doing Bumps of Cocaine

A private WhatsApp joke turned into a widely circulated clip that made international news—and the woman at the center of it says she lost her job as a result.
Alejandro Mendoza
10.9.15
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