safety

ten questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Poison Control Phone Operator

"We’ve [had people call about] sex toys that were accidentally swallowed and continued to vibrate in somebody’s stomach."
Justin Caffier
7.20.18
Drugs

6 Steps for Helping a Friend Through a Bad Psychedelic Trip

Start by not calling it a "bad trip."
David Bienenstock
4.30.18
food safety

Marco Pierre White Restaurant Says 'Decorative Plants' Led to Poor Hygiene Rating

The operators claim that the plants "attracted an abundance of fruit flies."
Nick Rose
11.7.17
safety

Why Do British Construction Workers Keep Dying?

And how long until politicians get back to cutting "red-tape"?
Conrad Landin
8.17.17
WTF

Chuck Schumer Goes to War With Snortable Chocolate

Schumer says Coco Loko is "like cocaine on training wheels.”
Alex Swerdloff
7.11.17
The Festival Harm Reduction Project

Tainted Drugs at Music Festivals a Major Concern for Canadians: VICE Survey

Over 4,600 people responded to our questionnaire about substance use and harm reduction at concerts.
Max Mertens
7.11.17
The Festival Harm Reduction Project

"It's a Crisis:" Students Want Better Access to Drug Testing Kits

With the global opioid crisis crisis growing, it's more important than ever for people to know what's in their substances.
Michael Rancic
5.19.17
alcohol

Why This Bar's Coasters Are Made from Wrecked Cars

Talk about a sobering reminder of the consequences of drunk driving—but that's the idea.
Gigen Mammoser
3.30.17
virtual reality

What It's Like to Be in a Burning Building in Virtual Reality

If it had been a real house fire, I'd be dead three times over.
Maya Breen
3.21.17
Dancing VS the State

How to Throw a Party That's Safe—No Matter Where You're Throwing It

Architect S. Surface gives us their best tips for fire safety, proper exits, disability accessibility, and more.
Ezra Marcus
3.9.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Two Skaters Saved Some Kids Who Fell Through a Frozen Lake While Trying to Take a Selfie

The skateboarders were heading through Central Park when they saw seven kids fall into a frozen lake and promptly jumped to the rescue.
Brian Moylan
2.22.17
Art

[Op-Ed] The Party Is Over: Defending DIY Spaces After Ghost Ship

Multimedia artist Julia Sinelnikova speaks out on the importance of protecting alternative art spaces.
Julia Sinelnikova
12.28.16
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