canary islands

Urban Exploring

How America’s Most Luxurious Cruise Liner Became a Scary-Ass Wreck

If you were visiting the Canary Islands in the 90s, this was the ultimate day trip.
Julian Morgans
6.19.18
Space

A Black Hole Has Been Shredding a Star Twice the Size of the Sun for 10 Years

Astronomers have been watching the full fallout of a tidal disruption event for years.
Becky Ferreira
6.14.18
Space

Coming Soon: A New Telescope Array Hunting for Extragalactic Gamma Rays

19 new telescopes, to be joined later by 99 more in Chile, will hunt for Cherenkov radiation.
Michael Byrne
9.22.16
daily vice

We Spent the Day with Spain's Black Metal Band Muert

We caught up with the band in the Canary Islands to find out what's behind the anti-Christian lyrics of its music.
VICE Staff
7.28.16
daily vice

Cockfighting in the Canary Islands

VICE travels to the Spanish islands, where the practice is still legal, to meet with men who want to keep the tradition alive, as well as the activists who see it as "cruel amusement."
VICE Staff
7.18.16
Photo

Spooky Photos of Decrepit Tourist Destinations in Europe

Crumbling vestiges that signify a dying generation of tourism.
Tonje Thilesen
3.5.16
Highlights

Danny MacAskill Rides Canary Island Rooftops Like Children Playing Living Room Hot Lava

"No Fear" isn't just for t-shirts from the 1990's, as this exceptionally batshit GoPro BMX video proves.
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.10.15
New Orleans

New Orleans Has an Exploding Turkey Problem

In New Orleans, Thanksgiving has oyster dressing, dirty rice, jambalaya, and fried turkey—of course, because everyone fries turkey here. If you put a frozen turkey into a vat of hot oil, it shoots into the air like a geyser.
Kirk Estopinal
11.26.15