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Art

A Colorful Cosmic Installation Celebrates the Royal Astronomical Society's 200th

Jessica Lloyd-Jones and Ant Dickinson bring the wonders of the galaxy to a Welsh festival.
Francesca Cacapossela
7.25.16
Design

A Robotic Ceiling Sets the Precedent for AI Architecture

In ‘Aurora,’ architect and interaction designer Behnaz Farahi imagines a future of sensory spaces.
DJ Pangburn
2.26.16
the vice reader

​2015 Was the Year the Literary Versus Genre War Ended

Here are 11 great books that showed how the decades-old "literary or genre" question is now history.
Lincoln Michel
12.31.15
Stuff

I Spent 24 Hours with Greenpeace During Their Latest Illegal London Action

I joined the group as they wheeled a polar bear the size of a double-decker bus in front of Shell HQ.
Michael Segalov
9.4.15
News

We Watched Greenpeace Park a Gigantic Polar Bear Outside Shell's London HQ This Morning

The protesters hope to remain locked up inside the double-decker bus-sized beast until Shell stops drilling in the Arctic.
Michael Segalov, Photos: Jake Lewis
9.2.15
News

What Inmates Are Saying About Colorado Shooter James Holmes Getting Life in Prison

Some prisoners serving life sentences are upset that they are effectively receiving the same punishment as a man who gunned down 12 people in a movie theater.
Robert Rosso
8.31.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

James Holmes Was Just Found Guilty of Murder in the Aurora Movie Theater Shooting

Holmes killed 12 people and injured 70 in a 2012 shooting spree. Now he could face the death penalty.
Mike Pearl
7.16.15
News

​Why Are So Many Mass Shootings Committed by Young White Men?

The tragic mass shooting at an historic black church in Charleston fits an all-too-familiar pattern in modern America where the most entrenched class is prone to violence.
Josiah Hesse
6.23.15
News

Forensic Psychiatrists Weigh in on What the Ramblings in the Colorado Theater Shooter's Journal Mean

There are explicit plans to murder people in James Holmes's journal. But does any of the material suggest the guy behind the Aurora murders is "not guilty by reason of insanity"?
Mike Pearl
5.28.15
News

A Colorado Jury Will Need to Decide if the 'Dark Knight' Shooter Is Insane or Simply Evil

In 2012, James Holmes opened fire in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater, killing 12 people. But does he deserve to die?
Josiah Hesse
4.28.15
Art

The Northern Lights Were Spectacular Last Night

A massive geomagnetic storm put the Northern Lights on full blast for St. Patrick's Day.
Becky Chung
3.18.15
Stuff

Cry-Baby of the Week: A Guy Trashed a Salon Because He Didn't Like His Haircut

Also this week: A guy beat a baby because it was crying while he was trying to watch TV.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
2.27.15
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