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8chan Is a Mysterious Place to U.S. Anti-Terrorism Officials

U.S. intel officials from the FBI, DOJ and DHS seemed fairly unfamiliar with the platform during a Congressional hearing Wednesday.
Tess Owen
5.9.19
Australia Today

Someone Threw a Beer at Shannon Noll And He Went Nuclear

Fans have praised his “true Aussie way to respond.”
Wendy Syfret
7.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Teachers Report Spike in Trump-Related Harassment at Schools

Ninety percent of the 10,000 teachers, administrators, and counsellors who responded to the survey reported that the election has had a "negative impact" on students.
Lauren Messman
11.30.16
Stuff

What It’s Like Being Blackmailed Over a Webcam Sex Video

Police say a number of young men are becoming the victims of sextortion. We spoke to one of them about how he was tricked into whipping out his dingle on camera for a stranger.
Allison Tierney
2.5.16
News

What LA Kids Did When a Bomb Hoax Shut Down Their Schools

The bomb threat that shut down the entire Los Angeles Unified School District Tuesday was eventually determined to be a hoax—but not before officials abruptly sent home students from more than 900 schools.
Drew Millard
12.16.15
News

What We Know About the Guy Whose Alleged Mass Murder Threat Shut Down the University of Chicago Monday

He faces five years in prison, but federal prosecutors don't consider him a threat.
Mike Pearl
11.30.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

There Is a Snow-Removal Cartel in Montreal, Apparently

A report says some snow professionals were told they'd have their legs broken if they bid on a certain contract.
Tannara Yelland
11.24.15
News

The Supreme Court Overturned the Conviction of That Guy Who Threatened His Wife on Facebook

The high court sided with Pennsylvania resident Anthony Elonis while punting on the broader free speech issue.
Mike Pearl
6.1.15
the vice reader

Amelia Gray Shoots for Your Guts

We asked the 'Gutshot' author about sex, scars, her new book, and the Bible as a literary object.
Juliet Escoria
3.27.15
Film

Hackers Have Scared Movie Theaters into Not Showing 'The Interview'

What was supposed to be a simple James Franco–Seth Rogen comedy film has become the target of terroristic threats, and several theater chains are refusing to show it.
Allie Conti
12.17.14
Stuff

The Man Who Tricked Chemtrails Conspiracy Theorists

Englishman Chris Bovey uploaded a video to YouTube he claimed was evidence of a government plot in order to prank the people who believe in secret mind-control schemes.
Michael Allen
10.13.14
tech

Should Teens Be Arrested for the Stupid Things They Say on Social Media?

When does a prank become a threat, and what does the First Amendment have to say about that?
Harry Cheadle
4.17.14
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