Two Vodkas and One Iced Coffee with Salman Rushdie
VICE caught up with the iconic author to discuss his 12th novel, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights. As he chatted about everything from fatwa to Twitter feuds, Rushdie proved he is as controversial, and incredible, as ever.
Infographic: Fewer Americans Are Seeing the Benefits of Higher Education
Since the 60s, college enrollment has gone up and down, but overall it's risen steadily. We're now once again in a downturn, and it may be due to the healthy economy.
'Beneath the National Palace of Culture': Fiction by Garth Greenwell
One of the hardest stories to write is a love story. It's difficult to render chemistry in writing, and it's particularly difficult to capture one-way obsessions, or unrequited love. This story does.
Peru Announced Plans to Send an Envoy to an Uncontacted Tribe
Peru recently announced plans for its first official contact with the Mashco-Piro people. Local officials had long opposed interacting with the group, one of Peru's 15 uncontacted tribes, which know of the wider world but remain aloof from it.
Scientists Strand Chimps on Remote Archipelago
The New York Blood Center, a prominent blood bank that usually spends its time saving lives and trying to cure diseases, recently abandoned dozens of research chimps on a chain of islands in Liberia.