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Australia Today

Melbourne Doctors Accidentally Set Fire to a Patient’s Chest During Open Heart Surgery

The incident has prompted calls for better fire safety training in operating theatres.
Gavin Butler
6.5.19
Culture

DC Comics Discovers it's Perfectly Legal for an Indonesian Company to 'Invent' Superman Chocolates

DC isn't the first company to learn this. Toyota, ASICS, IKEA, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Pierre Cardin have all lost legal cases to Indonesian bootleggers.
Annisa Nurul Aziza
5.30.19
weird

A Chat About Hitmen and Drugs With Dark Web Expert Eileen Ormsby

For eight years Eileen has investigated humanity's darkest corners. Here's what she's learned.
Lucy Andrews
5.24.19
weird

The Story of the Guy Who Posted Himself From the UK to Australia

When Reg Spiers ran out of money for a plane ticket, he got creative.
Julian Morgans
5.24.19
weird

Welcome to the Indonesian Village That Builds Guns

VICE travelled to West Java where the residents of Cipacing have been making air rifles for over a century.
Iqbal Kusumadirezza
5.21.19
Food

Australian Library Evacuated After People Confused Durian Smell for a Gas Leak


The world's smelliest fruit strikes again.
Alia Marsha
5.13.19
weird

Whale Freed From Harness Was 'Likely' Trained by Russian Navy

We talked to the Norwegian marine biologist who freed a beluga whale from a harness that said "Equipment of St. Petersburg."
Sarah Emerson
4.30.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Someone Illegally Drove A Real-Life Mario Kart Over Tokyo’s Rainbow Bridge

Police are still on the lookout for the driver, who had disappeared into the night by the time they arrived.
Gavin Butler
4.24.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Dog Was Rescued After Being Found 220 Kilometres Out to Sea

It's not clear how the animal made it out to an oil rig in the middle of the Gulf of Thailand.
Gavin Butler
4.17.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Scientists Breed Monkeys With Human Genes in ‘Ethical Nightmare’ Experiment

The Chinese experiment has drawn harsh criticism from the global scientific community.
Gavin Butler
4.16.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Why Some Hindus Spent Their Weekend Hanging From Hooks and Laying on Nails

People in West Bengal, Bangladesh and Northeast India are celebrating Charak, a Hindu festival that involves turning devotees into a human spinning wheel.
Shamani Joshi
4.15.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

People in Papua New Guinea Keep Injecting their Dicks with Coconut Oil

A worrying number of people have disfigured their penises while trying to enlarge them, in what doctors are calling a "nationwide problem."
Gavin Butler
4.15.19
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