MILITARY

korea

Man Acquitted on Charges He Tried to Fatten Himself Up with Fried Chicken to Avoid Army Service

Prosecutors argued that the 22-year-old Korean man intentionally gorged himself on chicken and booze before his physical exam.
Jelisa Castrodale
4 days ago
tech

Meet the Scientist Planning to Blast Space Junk out of Orbit With Lasers

Humanity has left 900,000 pieces of garbage orbiting earth. Professor Craig Smith wants a cleanup.
Mirjana Milovanovic
3.28.19
WikiLeaks

Chelsea Manning Jailed for Refusing to Testify About WikiLeaks

Manning told a federal judge that she would accept whatever punishment he handed down.
Rex Santus
3.10.19
camp century

A Top-Secret US Military Base Will Melt Out of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Planners thought it would stay buried in ice forever.
Kate Lunau
3.9.19
Music

The US Army Somehow Thought This Rap Recruitment Video Was a Good Idea

'Uniform: paid for. Electric bill: paid for. Water bill: paid for.'
Justin Caffier
2.27.19
Pentagon

The American Military Sucks at Cybersecurity

A new report from US military watchdogs outlines hundreds of cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
Matthew Gault
1.15.19
russian hackers

The US Military Just Publicly Dumped Russian Government Malware Online

US Cyber Command, a part of the military tasked with hacking and cybersecurity operations, says it is releasing malware samples as an information sharing effort.
Joseph Cox
11.11.18
Military Service

People from the Middle East Tell Us All the Weird Ways They Avoided the Draft

"I spent months gorging on as much fast food as possible. I added mayo to everything I ate, and even had it on its own as a snack between meals."
Badar Salem
11.7.18
video

Why Young People Helped Elect a Far-Right Authoritarian Government in Brazil

Young Brazilians don't remember military rule — so they elected someone who wants to revive it
David Noriega
11.1.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

It’s Been 17 Years Since 9/11 But There's Still No End in Sight for the War in Afghanistan

The Trump administration appears to be looking for a way out, but how the war will end is anyone’s guess.
VICE News
9.12.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Georgia Is Still Fighting Its War Against Russia—10 Years Later

Ten years after flighting a war, Georgia and Russia still can't get along. Is NATO the answer?
Josh Hersh
9.10.18
urbex

Photos of a Forgotten Island That Defended America During the Cold War

Once home to 5,000 military personal, the base on Adak Island is now rusting into the wind.
Stephen Smit
8.15.18
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