Viral Video Shows a Japanese Zoo's Polar Bear 'Escape Drill' and, Uh, It's Incredible

At Tobe Zoo, people dress in animal costumes and wreak havoc, "mauling" everything in their path.
Nicole Clark
Side Gigs

I'm a Therapist Who Walks Dogs to Stay Sane and in the Black

After seven or eight hours of listening to people talk about life’s complexities, the simplicity of being with dogs is a relief.
Francesca Sternfeld
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Gecko Made 'a Bazillion' Prank Calls with His 'Tiny Gecko Feet'

And turned one woman's day into a bizarre horror movie in the process.
Drew Schwartz

These Vegans Really Believe Animal Crackers Are 'Problematic'

"[T]he phenomenon of animal crackers remains problematic and part of a wider culture of speciesism.”
Karen Chernick
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Rat Uprising Has Struck Our Nation's Capital

Hopefully the rodents will usher in a better version of DC than the hellscape we have now.
River Donaghey
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Asshole Who Spanked a Hippo at the Zoo Could Face Criminal Charges

The LAPD is now investigating the slap.
River Donaghey
the amazing race

The Race That Pairs Humans Against Horses

We watched 1,000 people race a bunch of horses 21 miles across mid-Wales to find out who would win.
Harry Harris
Desus & Mero

Desus and Mero Say the Viral Skyscraper Raccoon Was Just a Clout Chaser

Even critters have SoundClouds to promote.
Sarah Bellman
The VICE Guide to Right Now

UPDATE: Raccoon Who Scaled 23-Floor Office Building Has Been Caught

The internet let out a collective sigh of relief as the animal valiantly reached the roof of the massive building.
Lauren Messman
Desus & Mero

Feral Peacocks Are Terrorizing This Canadian Neighborhood

Surrey, British Columbia, is facing a fowl crime wave.
Peter Slattery

Kangaroos Are Attacking People for Taking Selfies Now

One unlucky visitor needed 17 stitches in her face, “from her eye to her chin."
Millie Roberts
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Woman Saved a Drowning Squirrel Using CPR She Learned on 'The Office'

Dunder-Mifflin's bad CPR training just saved a real life.
River Donaghey