body modification


The Trans Woman Who Became a Dragon

I spent a day with Eva Tiamat Medusa, a trans woman who modified her body to become a dragon.


People Are Shoving Beads into Their Penis Skin for Better Sex

Google image "pearling" at your own risk.


This Body Modder Wants to Turn Herself into a Sex Doll

The 27-year-old told VICE how she got into what she calls "bimbofication" and why she sees plastic surgery as a form of empowerment.


What It's Like to Be a Hardcore Body Modifier

VICE met up with a guy who's been tattooed, pierced, and hooked more times than he can count.


Model Says She May Lose Eyesight After Botched Eyeball Tattoo

It's been four weeks since Catt Gallinger says her ex-boyfriend botched the procedure and she still doesn’t know just how bad the damage is.


Meet the Brits Who Want to Have Their Tongues Split

On a new episode of 'NEEDLES & PINS,' VICELAND host Grace Neutral heads to the UK for a look at tribal tattoos and extreme body modification.


Inside the World of Japan's Erotic and Illegal Tattoos

On a new episode of 'NEEDLES & PINS,' VICELAND host Grace Neutral heads to Japan to understand the country's complicated relationship with tattoo culture.


Exploring New Zealand's Ancient Tattoo Culture

On a new episode of 'NEEDLES & PINS,' VICELAND host Grace Neutral joins two of her cousins in New Zealand to claim their tā moko.


[NSFW] An Artist Fooled Snapchat into Seeing Her Breasts as Faces

For a 24-hour performance, artist A.M. Darke subverted Snapchat’s augmented reality algorithm, turning her breasts into faces, graphics, and masks.


This Robotic Suit Wants to Make Your Grandparents Superpowered

Superflex, a new startup founded out of the same company that made Siri and a DARPA program, wants to bring 'powered clothing' to elderly people in 2018.


Why These People Go Through Agony to Intentionally Scar Their Faces

The process involves cutting out skin using a scalpel, before rubbing the open wounds with peroxide or lemon juice. Unsurprisingly, it's incredibly painful.


The Cult 80s Horror Movie That Foretold Our Augmented Future

The 'From Beyond' screenwriter tells us why the goofy, sexy, sci-fi movie is still fresh 30 years later.