Why New Research Says It’s OK to Stay Single (and Die Alone)

Sociologist Elyakim Kislev argues that we should embrace being single.
Tiffy Thompson

I Tried to Find the Meaning of Happiness on Chatroulette

In my quest to understand one of life's biggest mysteries, I saw tons of dicks, got virtual sex requests and heard some pretty philosophical stuff from the 80 people still on Chatroulette.
Ebony-Renee Baker
mental health

People Tell Us What They Do to Help Their Mental Health

We all have ways of dealing when it falls apart.
Ebony-Renee Baker
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Open Relationships Are Less Sexually Satisfying Than Monogamy, Study Finds

Around 82 percent of people in monogamous relationships said they were satisfied with their sex lives, while only 71 percent of polyamorous people said the same.
VICE Staff

I Tried to Become the Perfect Version of Myself

Everyone imagines they could be healthier, sexier, and happier. But could they, really?
Sam Nichols
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Hero Dog Escapes Animal Hospital After Discovering How Doors Work

General, a Great Pyrenees, managed to open three real, human-sized doors and sneak his way to freedom.
Drew Schwartz

Are Conservatives Really Happier Than Liberals?

For years, researchers have believed there to be a "happiness gap" between contented conservatives and low-spirited liberals. But how can the right stay happy in the climate of fear and resentment they created?
Eleanor Morgan

Five Things You Can Do to Be Happy RIGHT NOW

On this, International Day of Happiness!
Joel Golby
so sad today

Fuck Music, Let’s Talk About Feelings: FYF Fest

So Sad Today went to this year's festival to talk to musicians whose work is "sad," "dark," "nostalgic," or "melancholic" about what happiness is, what it means to them, and how to get it.
So Sad Today
The VICE Guide to Right Now

One in Ten Young Aboriginal Men Rate Their Happiness at Zero

That's compared to one in 100 for non-Indigenous males, as published in a new report by Mission Australia.
Katherine Gillespie

This Turtle Hat Kickstarter Is the Corniest, Most Delightful Thing on the Internet

This guy wants to change the world by getting as many people as possible to put a turtle on their heads.
Harry Cheadle and Brian McManus

'Everyone Thinks They're an Outsider': An Interview with Todd Solondz, America's Darkest Filmmaker

Whether it's rape, incest or suicide, no subject is considered remotely taboo to Solondz – it's the reason he's utterly hated by so many critics.
Hannah Ewens