The Truth and Lies Issue
The Latest Issue of VICE Magazine Gets to the Bottom of Belief, Memory, and Our Understanding of Reality
We have stories on the Mandela Effect, the increasing belief in extraterrestrials, how social media shapes our memories, and more.
Silicon Valley’s Radical Machine Cult
From afterlife to machine transcendence, Digitalism offers a new promise of paradise.
What Happens to Your Brain When You Stop Believing in God
It's like going off a drug.
Loser Takes All: The Philadelphia 76ers, The Process, And Belief
During the lean years of The Process, the Sixers didn't give their fans much more than faith that things would someday be better. It was more than enough.
It's No Miracle, Daniel Murphy Is For Real
How a few small adjustments—and some familiar feats of belief—helped Daniel Murphy carry his October heroics all the way through to the regular season.
Super Bowl 50
The Imperfect Host, Part Six: What Comes After The Super Bowl?
The Super Bowl is over, and with it Super Bowl City's brief, branded invasion of San Francisco. Things will be back to normal soon enough, but that's not the end.
Why We Want To Believe Things That Are Totally Absurd
As founder and publisher of Skeptic Magazine, Michael Shermer, who's the star of this TED talk, has exposed fallacies behind intelligent design, 9/11 conspiracies, the low-carb craze, alien sightings and other hilarious and really very sad beliefs...