disasters

climate change

The Terrifying Future of California Wildfires: 'It's Going to Get Worse'

After a year of record-breaking fires, the state is bracing for what comes next.
Cole Kazdin
12.12.18
climate change

The Glaciers on Earth's 'Third Pole' Are Bursting, Causing Deadly Floods

Climate change is creating yet another dangerous new phenomenon.
August Rick
8.24.18
disasters

An Expert Explains How Not to Get Sucked Out a Plane Window

In light of recent news stories, this could (but hopefully won't) come in handy some day.
VICE Staff
5.16.18
harvey

What Happens to Prison Inmates Caught in Hurricanes?

Texas prisoners say they went days without running water after Harvey.
Michael Patrick Welch
9.19.17
Munchies

How I Saved My Sourdough ‘Mother’ from Hurricane Irma

"It can be challenging for airport security to understand why I’m traveling with a Ziploc bag of fermented dough."
Zak Stern
9.15.17
Stuff

The People Who Are So Good They Terrify the Rest of Us

The new book "Strangers Drowning" explores the intense lives of "do-gooders" willing to sacrifice themselves to save people they've never met.
Harry Cheadle
10.21.15
Travel

​Five Nights in Nepal: A Backpacker’s Story

I shot up in bed to the sound of a roaring crack along with the most intense vibrating I've ever felt in my life. It was getting stronger and stronger. I didn't know what was happening.
Casey Fernandez-Irwin
5.1.15
News

We Asked an Aviation Psychiatry Expert Why Pilots Might Have Psychotic Breaks

Why would someone like copilot Andreas Lubitz crash a plane deliberately when he seemed so healthy and happy?
Mike Pearl
3.30.15
Travel

I Went to a Doomsday Prepper Convention

Turns out preppers aren't as insane as you'd think.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
6.12.14
Travel

A Storm Chaser's View of Typhoon Haiyan

"Hurricanes, tornados, all these things that inflict misery on people – they’re not evil."
Julian Morgans
11.15.13
Travel

Rural Mexico Has Been Ravaged by a Hurricane and Ignored by the Government

An overflowing river wrecked Ciudad Altamirano.
Eric Nusbaum
10.1.13
Neither Big nor Easy

Living Inside 'The Canyons'

Writer Brett Easton Ellis and producer Braxton Pope explain the movie they made.
Michael Patrick Welch
2.27.13