tech

Culture

My Sensual Journey into Japan's $90 Million Fake Anime Boyfriend Market

Since the 90s, Japanese women have been playing otome ("maiden") games, which allow the player to pursue virtual relationships with several virtual hunks. In the interest of journalism, I spent over $60 flirting with them.
Callie Beusman
12.29.18
Dating

All The Dating Apps, Ranked By How Badly They'll Disappoint You

Hey Bumble: forcing women to message first is not feminist. It's just really fucking inconvenient.
Helen Meriel Thomas
11.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

I Don't Care if This Robot Dog Can Dance, It Will Still Kill Us All

Don't let its cute new moves fool you.
River Donaghey
10.16.18
climate change

Solar Power Could Still Save the World

Award-winning solar scientist Martin Green says the technology is being underestimated in climate predictions.
Geoff Dembicki
10.15.18
Views My Own

Climate Change Edgelords Are the New Climate Change Deniers

People who get off on being wet blankets about the coming climate apocalypse are as bad for the cause as skeptics, if not worse.
Mike Pearl
10.11.18
tech

Five Questions About... This Robotic Finger Dick

I love the future.
Lauren O'Neill
10.7.18
tech

I Tested Out the Ridiculous Fashion Climate Change Will Force on Us

Fan shirts, AC watches, Beijing Bikinis, and more.
Justin Caffier
9.21.18
tech

The US Has the Most Powerful Supercomputer In the World Again

If every person on Earth did one calculation per second, it would take 305 days to do what Summit can do in a second.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.11.18
Dads

Emojis Bridged the Language Barrier Between Me and My Father

They're doing the same for many in households that speak multiple languages.
Arimeta Diop
8.21.18
Reddit

Inside the Reddit Forum Where Panicked People Ask Strangers for Legal Help

The LegalAdvice subreddit may not be the worst place to turn when you're in a crisis.
Nicole Clark
8.14.18
Australia Today

A Whole Museum’s Worth of Computer History Is Headed for Sydney Landfill

Want a free ancient computer? You've got until Friday.
VICE Staff
8.7.18
Social Media

A Social Media Expert Explains Why You Should Just Delete Your Old Tweets

"Not everything needs to be broadcast to the world, especially when people can’t hear your tone, where you’re coming from."
Harry Cheadle
8.3.18
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