Border Lines

The Mexican Border-Crossing App That Suddenly Disappeared

“What would stop Border Patrol agents from signing up for this also?”
Brian Anderson
thump exclusive stream

Juan Atkins and Moritz von Oswald Team Up for Luxuriant New Track

Hear the techno pioneers' latest Borderland single "Concave 1."
Alexander Iadarola

UK Police Charge Activist Under Terrorism Law for Refusing to Hand Over Passwords

Borders are hostile places for keeping information secure.
Joseph Cox

Bicycles: The Most Ingenious Way to Smuggle Migrants

An excerpt from “The Coyote’s Bicycle,” the new book from borderland journalist Kimball Taylor.
Kimball Taylor
VICE vs Video games

‘Tales from the Borderlands’ Is the Gaming Equivalent of an Addictive TV Show

Telltale's now-complete series is very funny, surprisingly sincere, and the gaming equivalent of a TV show on Netflix that I can't help but binge watch.
Carolyn Petit
VICE vs Video games

Gaming’s Most Gorgeous Apocalypses

While we wait for Fallout 4, let's look back at other games that had us looking forward to the end of the world.
Ian Dransfield

Why Can't I Finish a Damn Video Game?

Rarely do I see the conclusion of a story-driven game. I'm hardly alone.
Michael Byrne
Motherboard Blog

Does the US-Mexico Border Really Need 24/7 Drone Service?

When it comes to securing one of the most volatile and heavily-trafficked borders in the world, it's not as simple as just throwing more Predators at the problem.
Brian Anderson
The Seeing Trails Issue

Forza Motorsport 3

Forza Motorsport 3 really is quite good, in a lot of clever ways. Once again I am reminded that I like a good racing game, even though I hardly ever play them.
Stephen Lea Sheppard