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Environmental Extremes

We Visited the Mumbai Neighbourhood so Polluted It's Been Declared Unfit for Human Habitation

Mahul poses a dystopian and disturbing picture of what happens when you’re forced to live amidst extreme pollution. It’s a story that can only end in death, unless residents somehow scrape together the resources to leave.
Pallavi Pundir
6 hours ago
Canada Election 2019

Canadian Teens Are Pledging Not to Have Children to Fight Climate Change

Young people are thinking twice about bringing kids into “a world that is increasingly unsuitable for life.”
Anne Gaviola
a day ago
Tech news

This Site Shows You What AI Really Thinks of You

'ImageNet Roulette' exposes the racism and misogyny in commonly-used AI training data. We need more tools like it.
Jordan Pearson
a day ago
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Mark Ruffalo to Boris Johnson: Keep the Hulk's Name Out of Your Mouth

After the Prime Minister compared his Brexit strategy to the Hulk, Ruffalo dunked on him on Twitter.
Drew Schwartz
a day ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Malaysia Blames Indonesia for Haze; Indonesia Says Satellite Data Tells Another Story

Whenever the dry season comes around, Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia quarrel over haze.
Ikhwan Hastanto
2 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

India's First Farting Contest Wants to Judge How Loud and Melodic Your Stinker Is

A movement to free the fart and normalise the natural body process is becoming popular in Gujarat, with prizes being given to those whose farts are the loudest, longest and most musical.
Shamani Joshi
2 days ago
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Stressed Out Elephants Trample Crowd at a Sri Lankan Festival

Buddhist night festivals are infamous for mistreating elephants, whose legs are shackled and stabbed during the parades.
Edoardo Liotta
9.13.19
News

Rick Ross Got Extremely High With Bon Iver and Had No Idea Who He Was

"This hippy motherfucker ended up being Justin Vernon of the band Bon Iver."
Drew Schwartz
9.11.19
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Sixteen Years Later, Country Radio Is Still Mad at the Dixie Chicks

Their appearance on Taylor Swift’s “Soon You’ll Get Better” is prompting angry comments and calls from radio listeners still upset about their anti-Iraq-War stance.
Josh Terry
9.10.19
News

A Man in Singapore Was Fined Over $70,000 For Selling E-Vaporisers

E-cigarettes may be on the rise, but Singapore isn’t having it.
Meera Navlakha
9.10.19
investigations

How a 'Fake Guru' Set Up a 'Wild Wild Country'-Style Commune in the Mexican Jungle

Former followers of Ozen Rajneesh accuse the guru of being a 'fake,' cheating them out of thousands of dollars, and mishandling the disappearance of a commune member.
Hilary Beaumont
9.6.19
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Elton John Is the Biggest Bon Iver Fan Ever

The iconic English performer interviewed Justin Vernon on his Beats 1 radio show.
Josh Terry
9.5.19
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