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A Teen Survived at Sea for 49 Days in This Rickety, Floating Hut

Miraculously, ten ships passed by without seeing him before one finally came to the rescue.
Drew Schwartz
4 minutes ago

Why People Keep Trying to Make a Dating App for Polygamists

It's all about mainstreaming an idea.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
3 days ago
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Sharia Court Canes Lesbian Couple as Malaysia Slides Toward Wider Anti-LGBTQ Crackdown

Authorites struck two women with a rattan cane six times each in the first such punishment for women accused of engaging in lesbian sex.
VICE Staff
ten questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Kung Fu Master

"Monks train really hard, so they're able to tow a car with their penis."
Daniel Darmawan
Elections 2019

Why Indonesians Use Nails Instead of Pens When Voting

It's not the check-mark that wins elections in Indonesia. It's the nail poke.
Yvette Tanamal

Indonesia is Arresting More Terrorists Than Ever Before, and That's Creating a Huge Problem

Over-crowded prisons are about to get even more packed.
Adi Renaldi
Lombok Earthquake

Teams Are Searching the Rubble of Lombok by Hand to Find Earthquake Survivors

We went into the hardest hit part of Indonesia and found search and rescue teams working tirelessly by hand to save people trapped beneath the ruins.
Akhyar M Nur
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Massive Relief Efforts Underway In Indonesia After Quake Shakes Lombok

Nearly 100 were reported dead in a magnitude 7.0 earthquake.
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Nearly 300 Crocodiles Slaughtered in West Papua After Someone Got Eaten

Revenge killing.
Adi Renaldi

We Got to the Bottom of Bali's Abandoned Plane Mystery

What's it doing wedged between houses in Kuta?
Nat Kassel

Appreciating the Amazingly Tacky Aesthetics of 80s East Asian Pop Cassettes

Rediscovering the pastel-hued albums of yesterday.
Adi Renaldi

Indonesia's Jet-Black Chickens Are the Dark Side of Poultry

The ayam cemani, a prized breed of Indonesian chicken, is the result of a genetic mutation that produces a completely black bird, from beak to bone. Because of their color and supposed magical properties, they can fetch up to $4,000 each.
Ethan Harfenist