The Story Behind the Cover of VICE Magazine's Truth and Lies Issue
A subtle nod to our theme, the issue's image creates an illusion that you're looking at an actual mountain. Photographer Emile Askey explains its backstory.
How the Increasing Belief in Extraterrestrials Inspires Our Real World
According to research by psychologists, belief in nonhuman intelligence is increasing in unprecedented ways, and many contemporary technopreneurs are being inspired in their work by it.
How a Young Girl's Death in 2000 Gave Birth to an Urban Legend
In a tiny village, eight-year-old Sarah Payne was playing with her brothers and sister in a country lane. Then she wasn’t. The media panic that followed is a case study in how urban legends are born and spread.
What Facebook Is Getting Wrong in the Fight Against Fake News
Brooke Binkowski spends her days in search of the misinformation and propaganda that have infected digital media. We caught up with her to talk Facebook and fact-checking.