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9.17.19

Climate Change Could Erase Human History. These Archivists Are Trying to Save It

Climate change making the word hotter, more humid, and more stormy—all conditions that put sensitive paper archives at risk. This problem is forcing us to ask, which histories will we choose to remember?

6.12.19

Scientists Find Evidence of Dank Weed at 2,500-Year-Old Funeral Site

Cannabis residue was found in braziers at an ancient high-altitude cemetery.

6.14.17

Some Teens Got Lost in the Paris Catacombs for Days

Search parties eventually found them in the pitch-black tunnels amid the ancient skulls and bones.

2.27.17

Cops Found Roughly 100 Damaged Gravestones at Philadelphia Jewish Cemetery

The vandalism comes a week after police made a similar discovery at a Jewish cemetery in Missouri and Jewish community centers around the country reported receiving bomb threats.

9.18.16

In Vancouver, the Only Thing Rising Faster Than the Cost of Living Is the Cost of Dying

This cemetery made $2.4 million in revenue selling 75 graves last year.

5.12.16

The Greeks Who Picnic on the Graves of Their Loved Ones

On the first Sunday after Easter, the living gather at the cemetery in the village of Rizana for a traditional lunch with the dead.

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10.13.15

The Punk Animals Visit a Cemetery in This Week's 'Habits' Comic

Clementine and Kyle head to the cemetery with Doug on the anniversary of his dad's death.

7.21.15

The Philippines' Cemetery Slums

VICE Japan visited a massive slum on the outskirts of Manila where an estimated 6,000 people currently live and work amid graves and human bones.

7.17.15

Two Decades in Brooklyn by Hiroyuki Ito

Hiroyuki Ito captures everything from Koko the Killer Clown at Coney Island to anonymous morning commuters on the Q train in his new photobook, 'Brooklyn.'

12.11.14

Photos of Christmas Decorations in Depressing Places

Whether it's at the DMV, a cemetery, or a building where children go to be treated for cancer, everyone seems keen to spread a little festive cheer.