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The Polish Ballerina Who Shot Nazis on Her Way to the Gas Chamber

The story of Franceska Mann's brave act of resistance at Auschwitz has become Holocaust legend. But how much do we actually know of her story?
Dee Cunning
3.8.19
hangover cures

Pickle Brine Is Why the Polish Don’t Get Hangovers

“It’s the same as having a cup of tea in Britain. But what makes it good for a hangover is the sourness. It kills the horrible aftertaste of any alcoholic mix and gives you an energetic kick.”
Kamila Rymajdo
12.25.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Why Was an Artist Allowed to Film Naked Tag Inside a Nazi Gas Chamber?

Jewish groups are asking the Polish president to condemn Artur Żmijewski's art film after discovering it was shot at a former concentration camp in Poland.
Drew Schwartz
12.1.17
The 2017 Photo Issue

Haunting Photos Show Intimate Scenes of Small-Town Life in America

Photographers Adam Lach and Alec Soth share their work in our annual photo issue.
Alec Soth
Adam Lach
8.7.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Hey Nerds, Here’s Six-and-a-Half Hours of Radiohead Shows to Watch

Full sets from recent shows in the Netherlands, Italy, and Poland were uploaded to radiohead.tv at the start of the weekend.
Alex Robert Ross
7.30.17
FIGHTLAND

When A World's Strongest Man, a Rapper with Tattooed Eyeballs, and a Satanist Did Battle In Front of 58,000 Poles

According to promoters, KSW 39 had more people in attendance than any UFC event to date. So what does that say about everyone who watched?
Jeff Harder
5.30.17
Photography

A Near-Death Experience Inspires a Haunting Photo Series

After surviving a horrific car accident, photographer Marta Zgierska found inspiration in the aftermath.
Andrew Nunes
5.3.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Bunch of People Got Naked and Slaughtered a Sheep at Auschwitz

They then chained themselves to the camp's front gate before authorities arrested them.
Brian Moylan
3.25.17
FIGHTLAND

Mariusz Pudzianowski TKO'D a Polish Rapper With Tattooed Eyeballs

Further evidence that Pudzianowski is an overachiever in MMA’s novelty fighter class.
Jeff Harder
12.5.16
Photo

The Unfinished Houses of Polish Immigrants in the US

Following the fall of the Soviet Union, a number of Polish highlanders emigrated to America looking for bread but hoping to come back and use the favourable exchange rate to build spacious manors in the homeland.
Natalia Dołgowska
11.28.16
Photo

Jesus Christ Is Now Officially the King of Poland

Some photos from Christ's coronation, which took place in Krakow last weekend.
Paweł Mączewski
11.25.16
Stuff

WATCH: 'Undercover Migrant', Our Documentary Tracing the Footsteps of Newcomers to the UK

Journalist and author Ben Judah goes undercover to walk in the footsteps of EU migrants, unearthing the conditions newcomers are up against in Brexit Britain.
VICE Staff
11.24.16
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