paranoia

tech

Your Phone Is Listening and it's Not Paranoia

Here's how I got to bottom of the ads-coinciding-with-conversations mystery.
Sam Nichols
6.4.18
Drugs

Why Some People Can't Handle Their Weed

The search for relaxation drives the consumption of marijuana, but some find it ramps up their anxiety and paranoia.
Spencer Macnaughton
5.15.17
Stuff

Meet New Zealand's 19-Year-Old Jordan Belfort Getting Rich Racketeering on the Dark Web

"I don't mind living with the paranoia."
Beatrice Hazlehurst
10.13.16
Features

Four Mind-Bending Things 'The X-Files' Taught Us About the Bill Clinton Era

Berlin-based producer Heatsick explored the cult TV show as part of PAN's takeover of London's ICA.
Aurora Mitchell
10.11.16
Payday

The Man Who Builds Luxury Bomb Shelters for Paranoid One Percenters

Robert Vicino believes the rich don't live on the same scale as ordinary people in today's society—so why should that change after the end of the world? For a mere $35,000, his company will make their apocalypse experiences truly swanky.
Lynn Parramore
10.11.15
News

Yes, Someone Could Be Watching Your Every Move Through Your MacBook's Camera Right Now

Not to freak you out or anything, but you should probably be more paranoid when you're online.
Drew Millard
10.8.15
PROFILES BY VICE

Gone: How Mental Illness Derailed the Career of a Promising Young Skateboarder

As a charismatic teen, Paul Alexander seemed destined for greatness. But then he vanished.
Vice Beta
8.25.15
Stuff

I Spent Months Battling Bedbugs and Years Trying to Get Them Out of My Head

I dealt with the grossest, most outrageous bed bug infestation you can imagine. But it was after I got rid of them that things really started spiraling out of control.
Jake Scott
7.31.15
Stuff

Fear, Paranoia, and Relief: Dealing with the Police as a Woman of Color

I'm a small Asian-American woman who's been treated like a "suspicious person" more times than I can count, and it's left me with unshakable paranoia around cops.
Paula Lee
6.30.15
Photo

Celebrating the Great Combovers of Asia

In his new book, Australian artist Paul Schonberger captures the unique ability of older men to "not give a fuck."
Paul Schonberger
4.30.15
Narcomania

Mephedrone, Psychosis, and a Severed Penis: When Drugs Are Blamed in British Courts

This week, a man who stabbed his mother several times before severing his own dick used a "drug-induced psychosis" defense. But how legitimate is it for offenders to lay all the blame on narcotics?
Max Daly
3.6.15
tech

How People with Schizophrenia Use the Internet

Those suffering from delusions can find support groups online, but they can also come across shoddy information and scams that can trigger their conditions.
Mike Pearl
2.26.15