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Oobah Butler's Guide to Faking Your Way to the Top

Read an excerpt from the VICE writer's new book, 'How To Bullsh*t Your Way To Number 1: An Unorthodox Guide To 21st Century Success.'
Oobah Butler
4.30.19
polyamory

A Handy Guide to Navigating the Endless Rules of Polyamory

Or; why dating someone who already has a partner might be a bad idea.
James Greig
4.19.19
Life

Making an Appearance at a Conference for Ugly People

At the first annual Ugly Conference, attendees aren't trying to "reclaim" anything. They're just trying to be seen as they are.
Rebecca Brill
4.17.19
Google

The One Place in the US Google Earth Stopped Mapping

For eight years, Google Earth didn't update its satellite image of a military installation in Nevada. So we bought one ourselves.
Dhruv Mehrotra
Brendan Byrne
4.7.19
RACISM

What I Learned About Racism as the Only Chinese Person at a 'Chinese' Festival

Every year, 20,000 people come together to wear eyeliner and shout "Ni hao" at each other at a Chinese festival in the Bavarian town of Dietfurt.
Marvin Xin Ku
3.28.19
mind

The Power of the Nocebo Effect

Nocebo is the evil twin of the placebo effect—and my constant companion. I set out to find out what it is, and how I could learn to harness the more positive effects of medical mind games.
Shayla Love
3.28.19
crime

Things I've Learned About Terrorism by Following Australia's Alt-Right

In 2015 I started reporting from Reclaim Australia rallies. That movement has now reached a tragic culmination in New Zealand.
Royce Kurmelovs
3.22.19
Christchurch shooting

NZ Authorities Have Been Ignoring Online Right-Wing Radicalisation For Years

I was targeted by the internet's hate factory and the Police's only response was "just log off".
Andrew Todd
3.21.19
Cannabis

The Underground Marijuana Doctors of Texas

When patients are desperate for cannabis, they turn to a married couple who have quietly built an illegal business.
Brendan Bures
3.19.19
Christchurch shooting

NZ’s Relaxed Gun Laws Aided Christchurch Terror Attacks

Jacinda Ardern says changes to these gun laws will be announced within 10 days of the mosque shootings.
Zoe Madden-Smith
3.18.19
Christchurch shooting

I Am a Muslim New Zealand Woman And I Am As Angry As I Am Sad

“For so long we have been told to be quiet, to be invisible, to know our place and apologise for our very existence.”
Pakeeza Rasheed
3.17.19
Drugs

A Woman Faces Life in Prison for Sharing Drugs in Jail

A 22-year-old woman overdosed and died in jail. A 24-year-old faces first-degree murder charges. Did the system fail them both?
Tana Ganeva
3.11.19
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