urban

The Burnout and Escapism Issue

Our Cities are Designed for Loneliness

Our built environment is not working in our favour. Urban planners want to change that.
Ankita Rao
12.11.18
Indigenous issues

Cities Are Indigenous Land, Too

On answering the question "Where are you from?" as an Anishnaabe born in Toronto.
Eddy Robinson
3.20.17
Health

How Nature Benefits Your Mental Health

Recently, scientists have been working out whether grass and trees could be used to treat depression and anxiety.
Lucy Jones
5.24.16
Stuff

Settling Down or Just Settling: Do Small Towns Trump the Big City?

At 30, I realized my big-city media career may not have been as fulfilling as my old friends' quiet lives back home. Goddamnit.
Jessica Bateman
1.31.16
Music

Destiny Is the Empowering Disco Queen We Need

Upon the release of her new music video, "Soul Train," VICE talked to the artist formerly known as Princess Nokia about her upcoming mixtape, urban feminism, cultural activism, and intellectual spirit.
Barbara Calderón-Douglass
7.21.15
thump exclusive video

Homework Finds ‘80s Tinged Love in the “Palindrome 1” Music Video

It’s retro, odd, and irresistibly heartwarming.
Rachael D’Amore
4.16.15
Words

NORTHMIX: Imanos

His remixes may stretch from urban sound to pop music, but this Vancouver-bred artist knows how to avoid the mediocre.
Kathryn Kyte
10.21.14
Fashion

Twenty Years of 10.Deep

Designer Scott Sasso talked with me about the evolution of 10.Deep, the pivotal streetwear brand that's been dressing degenerates worldwide for nearly 20 years.
Erica Euse
1.31.14
Stuff

Meet the Guys Behind Top Cities Lists and Urban Beauty Pageants

We all know beauty pageants—cosmopolitan competitions based on beauty, makeup, and tiaras. While personality, talent, and intelligence might come second to hair and heels, that is not the case in every beauty pageant, especially when it comes to urban...
Nadja Sayej
12.3.13
tech

Here Is What the Urban Dictionary Looks Like on Google Images

Earlier this year London-based artist Ben West designed a Google Images dictionary titled, simply, "Google." The idea behind the 1,200-plus-page book was simple: Design some software to select and save the first Google Images result for every single...
Austin Considine
1.18.13