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I Took Ayahuasca at a Countryside Retreat and It Was as Profound as They Say It Is

It wasn’t scary. It was beautiful. Magical. Out of this world. It was bizarre and yet it made complete sense. And I was not alone. And I never would be again.
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3 minutes ago
politics

This Is What It Takes for a Trump Voter to Change Their Mind

Why the widely-mocked case of a butterfly expert—and Republican—upset over the president's border wall actually matters.
Eve Peyser
19 hours ago
Free Radicals

The World Is Ending, But At Least There's Ambient Music

Why ambient music has become my spiritual life raft.
Colin Joyce
Culture

So Maybe Twitter's CEO Did Ask Azaelia Banks for a Magical Amulet?

Some old tweets from the rapper seem to align with a mention in a Vanity Fair piece on Jack Dorsey, and witchcraft is afoot.
Taylor Hosking
17 hours ago
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My First Day Working on Set for a Custom Fetish Video

VICE's Taji works as a PA for the custom fetish video production company, Anatomik Media.
Views My Own

Don't Be Fooled by Trump's Empty Government Shutdown Threats

We've been here before.
Harry Cheadle
16 hours ago
Harm Reduction

An Influential Think Tank Suggested That Harm Reduction Doesn't Work

The Brookings Institution claimed that syringe exchange programs and overdose-reversing drugs will make the addiction crisis worse—ignoring decades of public health data. With record opioid overdose deaths, getting these recommendations right matters.
Maia Szalavitz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Adam Sandler's Extremely Pure Musical Tribute to Chris Farley

Netflix released it on the anniversary of Farley's death.
Beckett Mufson
17 hours ago
News

Chinese Police Are Raiding Churches and Arresting Pastors as Christmas Approaches

It's all part of a crackdown on "underground churches" that don't tow the communist party line.
VICE Staff
a day ago
russia investigation

“You sold your country out,” judge tells Michael Flynn before delaying his sentencing

“All along, you were an unregistered agent of a foreign country while serving as the National Security Adviser to the President of the United States”
Greg Walters
Late Capitalism

Millennials Don’t Love Capitalism but Can’t Stop Using Amazon

"I can't even imagine what could come out next that would even make me change my shopping."
Arielle Dollinger
21 hours ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This YouTuber Owned Package Thieves with a Genius Glitter Bomb Fart Trap

He spent about six months designing a bait package that, when opened, douses thieves in super-fine glitter and fart spray—and records the whole thing.
River Donaghey
19 hours ago
OpSec

American Sues US Government For Allegedly Pressuring Him To Unlock His Phone at Airport

CBP and DHS officers allegedly detained a Los Angeles man of Muslim faith for four hours before he boarded a plane, asking him questions and pressuring him to show them the contents of his phone.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
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Waiting for Fukushima

The forgotten victims of Fukushima (2011), who are still living in matchbox-sized temporary accommodation 7 years on, speak out for the first time on camera, about their experience with the Japanese government, TEPCO and radiation.

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