YouTube

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Damn, It Looks Like Part of That Glitter Bomb Video Was Fake

But don't blame the guy who made it.
River Donaghey
12.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This YouTuber Owned Package Thieves with a Genius Glitter Bomb Fart Trap

He spent about six months designing a bait package that, when opened, douses thieves in super-fine glitter and fart spray—and records the whole thing.
River Donaghey
12.19.18
YouTube

Why People Are Eating Chalk on Instagram

There are tens of thousands of "ASMR" chalk-eating videos on Instagram.
Caroline Haskins
12.11.18
Important Anniversaries

'Jizz In My Pants' Marked a Turning Point in Internet History

It is the 10th anniversary of The Lonely Island's very important anthem about cum.
Kieron Passaway
12.6.18
video

This Video of a Guy Accidentally Hang Gliding Without a Harness Is Pure Terror

Gulp.
Beckett Mufson
11.27.18
Culture

Primitive Living YouTube Is the Antidote to Our Detached Digital Lives

How to live like a caveman and still live well.
Daniel Darmawan
11.20.18
Health

The YouTuber Who Created a Worldwide Community Through His Cancer

All through this year, Dan Thomas vlogged the emotional and physical tribulations his sarcomatoid carcinoma put him through.
James Nolan
10.29.18
Internet

I Can’t Stop Watching YouTube Doctors Pick Apart TV Shows

This new genre of job-specific reaction videos is so damn satisfying.
Shailee Koranne
10.16.18
YouTube

From Joe Rogan to the Far Right: Inside YouTube's Alt-Media Ecosystem

"Really, it is this fully fledged different media system with a totally different logic than mainstream media."
Caroline Haskins
9.26.18
video

Watching Popcorn Pop at 30,000 Frames Per Second Might Make You Cry

Turn your sound up and take in its majesty.
Samantha Cole
9.21.18
data hoarding

This Data Hoarder Is Downloading the Metadata of Roughly 10 Billion YouTube Videos

Reddit’s data hoarding community is all too familiar with massive archival projects, but collecting all of YouTube’s metadata presents some unique challenges.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.4.18
Internet

How 'Jackass' Spawned Internet Fame as We Know it Today

Honestly, if you are a viral star in the modern era, you should be forced to renounce your religion and pray to the show's stars.
Krang T. Nelson
9.4.18
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