BOMBS

WTF

Man Arrested for Threatening to 'Blow Up Restaurant' Says He Just Wanted to Take a Dump

Huge poo, or threat of domestic terrorism?
Jelisa Castrodale
11.16.18
war

Why Coalition Airstrikes Killed So Many More Civilians in the Middle East in 2017

There was a 42 percent increase in civilian deaths from 2016.
Bruno Bayley
1.11.18
Frontier

In Laos, People Are Recycling Bombs from the Vietnam War into Jewelry

Local artisans and two women with very different connections to the bombings in Laos have come together to clear contaminated land and improve the local economy.
Hadley Cooper
1.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Drunk and Disorderly Call Led Cops to Potential 'Weapon of Mass Destruction'

Police found explosive chemicals, bottled urine, and a lunchbox bomb at a Florida home.
Drew Schwartz
11.14.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Hawaii Is Getting Ready for a Possible North Korean Nuclear Attack

The state is set to roll out a plan for how it would respond, now that the Hermit Kingdom has developed a missile capable of traveling 4,000 miles.
Drew Schwartz
7.21.17
News

Why Did America Drop the Mother of All Bombs on Afghanistan?

ISIS was the target, but an expert told us the historic attack was also about sending a message to Russia.
Mike Pearl
4.14.17
japan

Watch This Horny Moth Drive a Robotic Car

Moth-powered robotics could come to replace drug sniffing dogs.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.8.17
dogs

How 3D-Printed Dog Noses Can Improve Bomb Detectors

A sniff-action scent detector could smell bombs 16 times better than a dog.
Samantha Cole
12.4.16
terrorism

A Brief History of People Setting Off Bombs in New York City

When things explode in America's largest city, many rush to judgment about who they believe responsible. History suggests this is unwise.
Tom Cowell
9.23.16
america

Box of Cookies Causes Total Panic by Having Arabic Writing on Label

A Pennsylvania gas station was temporarily closed, a nearby daycare was evacuated, and a bomb squad was called in from 50 miles away, all because of a box of 12 maamoul.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.21.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Are Terrorist Attacks Bad for Hillary Clinton's Campaign?

How this past weekend's incidents might affect the outcome of the election.
Mike Pearl
9.20.16
The Sick Day Issue

Inside the US Effort to Clear Millions of Vietnam-Era Bombs in Laos

In some of Laos's impoverished rural villages, bomb craters have left the earth resembling the surface of the moon. The effort to clear Laos of war-era bombs goes on.
R. W. McMorrow
9.6.16
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