investigation

Photography

How the World's Prisons Look From Within

Photographer Jan Banning takes us into the prisons of Uganda, France, the US and Colombia.
Laura Woods
3.13.19
investigation

Staying in the Freezing Romanian Countryside Showed Me How People Live Without Plumbing

Around 60 percent of rural Romania doesn't have a public sewage system.
Adina Florea
3.4.19
americana

We Asked Actual Mafia Experts If Trump Is Really Acting Like a 'Mob Boss'

Comparing the president to a Mafia leader is almost a cliché at this point. Is it just a joke, or something more?
Alex Norcia
2.26.19
Remembering Things

The Spectacular Failure of the World's Only Hard Rock Theme Park

Hard Rock Park boasted rides themed around Led Zeppelin songs and acid trips, but it closed after just five months, amid the 2008 financial crisis. Ten years later, we visited the abandoned site to find out how it went off the rails.
Will Caiger-Smith
2.12.19
Getting Out of Bed

Why Do So Many Adult Men Keep Their Mattresses On The Floor?

Despite most bed frames costing less than a month's worth of cold brews, there appears to be an epidemic of grown-ass men refusing to hoist their mattresses onto one. We investigate.
Maria Yagoda
2.7.19
crime

Photo of Couple Boning on Top of Pyramids Prompts International Investigation

Egyptian authorities are investigating the photo posted by a Danish photographer, Andreas Hvid, which shows him and a model bumping uglies on the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Mack Lamoureux
12.11.18
history

The Untold Story of 'The Mysterious', the Egyptian Man Who Survived the Titanic

Hamad Hassab was one of the few Arab-speakers onboard the Titanic, and the only Egyptian.
Yasmeen Saad
10.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Why Is There a Bag of Dirty Socks in the White House Press Room?

VICE investigates.
Drew Schwartz
5.26.18
mystery

Experts Now Believe MH370’s Pilot Was on a Suicide-Murder Mission

One disturbing piece of evidence finds Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah deviated slightly over Penang, his childhood home.
VICE Staff
5.15.18
Australia Today

Victoria Police Officers Suspended Over Brutal Arrests Caught on CCTV

A disabled pensioner was repeated maced in the face, pinned, and struck with batons.
Maddison Connaughton
4.6.18
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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Heard Adam Lanza Wanted to Kill at Sandy Hook Before Shooting, Docs Show

A trove of newly released files also suggests that the FBI and CIA may have interviewed Lanza years before the shooting.
Drew Schwartz
10.28.17
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