Jackie Hong

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Why Victims 'Freeze Up' During Sexual Assaults

It's a disturbingly common belief that people who are raped should respond in two ways—fight or flight. I know that's not how I responded.
Jackie Hong
3.10.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Most Canadians Disapprove of Donald Trump and His Anti-Muslim Policy, Poll Finds

A new poll shows that over two-thirds of Canadians disagree with Trump, although most wouldn't go so far as to ban him from their country.
Jackie Hong
12.31.15
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This Guy Spent 40 Hours Rolling a Joint That Looks Like Joan of Arc

Cody Crosby is a Canadian joint-rolling artist whose pieces can include hundreds of papers and up to 28 grams of pot.
Jackie Hong
12.23.15
Stuff

The Year in Weird Canadian Crime

From hackers invading baby monitors to stolen cop cars to mass pig heists, here are some of the most bonkers capers of 2015.
Jackie Hong
12.23.15
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I Went to a Psychic Fair as a Skeptic to Figure Out Why People Like Having Their Fortunes Told

In a surprise twist, I ended up having a bit of an epiphany thanks to a medium.
Jackie Hong
11.14.15
Why the Fuck Is No One Talking About...

What the Canadian Election Means for Science

A change in government could have a generational impact on the scientific community.
Jackie Hong
10.16.15
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I Consulted Some Experts to Find Out Whether I'm a Weekend Warrior or a Problem Drinker

A "drinking problem" can be a little hard to pin down, medically speaking.
Jackie Hong
7.20.15
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I Asked Psychics to Connect with My Non-Existent Dead Sister

The four psychics I talked with had very interesting thoughts about someone who never existed.
Jackie Hong
6.5.15
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Searching for Reasons Why I Self-Harmed for Seven Years, and for Why I Stopped

From an outsider's perspective, it's hard to wrap your head around why, when humans instinctively avoid pain, someone would actively and regularly seek it out. But I did.
Jackie Hong
5.19.15
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The Mostly Terrible Things I Learned by Listening to Police Scanners for Six Months

While working for a newspaper it was my job to listen in on the parade of misery that kicked off every night.
Jackie Hong
3.21.15
Canada

Smart Toasters and the Airbnb of Things at Canada's International Hackathon

Roughly 1,000 people just competed in 'Hack the North.'
Jackie Hong
9.22.14
Canada

This New Material Will Be Used to Reconstruct People's Faces

Whether it's for 3D printers or hand moulded, the new polymer has the potential to be a game-changer for reconstructive surgeries of the future.
Jackie Hong
8.20.14
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