paranoia

Weed

We Asked People About The Time They Got So High They Called 9-11

Weed is a pretty chill drug, but for some users, the experience results in a hilarious disaster.
Jackson Weaver
6.20.18
tech

Your Phone Is Listening and it's Not Paranoia

Here's how I got to bottom of the ads-coinciding-with-conversations mystery.
Sam Nichols
6.4.18
Drugs

Why Some People Can't Handle Their Weed

The search for relaxation drives the consumption of marijuana, but some find it ramps up their anxiety and paranoia.
Spencer Macnaughton
5.16.17
Weed Week

People Talk About the Experience That Made Them Stop Smoking Weed

Getting high day in, day out isn't for everyone.
Nilu Zia
4.18.17
Stuff

Meet New Zealand's 19-Year-Old Jordan Belfort Getting Rich Racketeering on the Dark Web

"I don't mind living with the paranoia."
Beatrice Hazlehurst
10.13.16
The VICE Guide to Making 2016 Better Than 2015

A Step-by-Step Guide to Being Less Scared in 2016

A few ways to avoid pissing your pants when the paranoia starts to set in this year.
Mike Pearl
1.6.16
Stuff

The Man Who Builds Luxury Bomb Shelters for Paranoid One Percenters

Robert Vicino believes the rich don't live on the same scale as ordinary people in today's society—so why should that change after the end of the world? For a mere £23,000, his company will make their apocalypse experiences truly swanky.
Lynn Parramore
10.11.15
News

Yes, Someone Could Be Watching Your Every Move Through Your MacBook's Camera Right Now

Not to freak you out or anything, but you should probably be more paranoid when you're online.
Drew Millard
10.8.15
Stuff

I Spent Months Battling Bedbugs and Years Trying to Get Them Out of My Head

I dealt with the grossest, most outrageous bed bug infestation you can imagine. But it was after I got rid of them that things really started spiraling out of control.
Jake Scott
7.31.15
Photo

Celebrating the Great Combovers of Asia

In his new book, Australian artist Paul Schonberger captures the unique ability of older men to "not give a fuck."
Paul Schonberger
5.1.15
Narcomania

Mephedrone, Psychosis and a Severed Penis: When Drugs Are Blamed in British Courts

This week, a man who stabbed his mother several times before severing his own dick used a "drug-induced psychosis" defence. But how legitimate is it for offenders to lay all the blame on narcotics?
Max Daly
3.6.15
tech

How People with Schizophrenia Use the Internet

Those suffering from delusions can find support groups online, but they can also come across shoddy information and scams that can trigger their conditions.
Mike Pearl
2.27.15