mercury

Astro Guide

Your Astrological Guide to Mercury In Your Birth Chart

We explain what Mercury means for your mind, communication style, and those dreaded retrogrades.
Annabel Gat
Sara David
Alice Bolen
9.11.19
tech-science

NASA Has Turned on a Deep Space GPS

The miniature atomic clock is a big step toward self-driving deep space probes.
Becky Ferreira
8.27.19
HUMAN RIGHTS

Ontario is finally cleaning up a river that has poisoned First Nations for decades

A pulp and paper mill that dumped mercury in the English-Wabigoon River System poisoned the waterway, and the people who relied on it.
Hilary Beaumont
6.28.17
First Nations

Industrial mercury contamination discovered upstream from Grassy Narrows

More than 300 people in the community have mercury poisoning.
Hilary Beaumont
1.13.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Billionaire George Soros pledges $10 million to fight hate crimes, computer scientists urge Hillary Clinton to call for a recount in three key states, and more.
VICE Staff
11.23.16
News

Most of First Nation Tests Positive for Mercury Poisoning Decades After Toxic Dumping Into River

Many people showed signs of sensory disturbance, including numbness in their fingers and toes.
Hilary Beaumont
9.20.16
Features

Graded Variations: How Gage Became the Most Exciting Producer in the UK

Following the release of a new EP on Crazylegs, we spoke to the 'Mercury' man about his journey from the playground to the club.
Josh Baines
6.2.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

This Indian Artist Just Remixed Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" to Make It About Corporate Responsibility

Sofia Ashraf wasn't satisfied with Unliever ducking the issue around her protest, so she made a remix called "Kodaikanal Won't"
Slava Pastuk
8.6.15
astrology

Your Life Sucks Because It Sucks, Not Because of Mercury Retrograde

There's a lot more to Mercury retrograde than frustration and delays. In fact, retrogrades can be wonderfully productive times to review your past, your direction, and in general, slow down. Here's a look at some of the major misconceptions and...
Annabel Gat
7.13.15
News

Young Indigenous People Forgotten in Mercury Poisoning Saga in Northern Ontario

Years after a paper mill dumped massive amounts of mercury into a nearby river, First Nation residents say the effects are still being felt today.
Martha Troian
6.3.15
News

Mount Polley Mine’s Headquarters Raided Six Months After Massive Spill

Four government agencies executed four search warrants as part of a joint investigation into the mining disaster. Meanwhile, Imperial Metals' Red Chris mine in northern BC started digging.
Sarah Berman
2.6.15
Travel

Zanzibar Has a Freddie Mercury Problem

The Queen frontman's birthplace, a semi-autonomous island off Tanzania, is happy to make money off his name, despite the country's entrenched homophobia.
Eleanor Ross
8.7.14
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