combat

robots

We Need to Stop Tiny Robot Sumo-Wrestling

...Before it's too late.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.21.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

David Petraeus Says ISIS Fighters in Mosul Are 'Dead Men Walking'

We sat down with the retired four-star general and former head of the CIA to discuss why the fight to retake Mosul is so important to ending ISIS's hold on Iraq on this episode of 'VICE News Tonight.'
VICE Staff
10.19.16
sports

Meet the Founder of the World’s First Wheelchair MMA Competition

The idea has been criticized, but Colin Wood doesn't see any reason why disabled fighters should be given fewer opportunities than non-disabled fighters.
Nick Chester
4.20.16
tech

I Tried and Failed to Fight Someone on 'Tinder for Fights,' Because It Was Fake

We talked to the guys behind the viral marketing stunt.
Drew Millard
11.10.15
Stuff

How LARPing Helped One Man Deal with His Autism

In this excerpt from VICE's new film "LARPing Saved My Life," we learn about the mental health benefits of live-action roleplaying.
VICE Staff
10.7.15
Stuff

After ISIS Killed His Friends, This Guy Founded a Security Firm to Kill ISIS

"Anyone who kills friends of mine has made himself my target. I won't stop until ISIS is destroyed."
David Gilmour
9.18.15
Stuff

Do Sociopaths Make Better Soldiers?

Though you might think people who could kill without remorse would make perfect fighters, in reality it can be difficult to make it as a soldier without a conscience.
Sulome Anderson
7.21.15
tech

This is What World War Three Might Look Like

We talked to author and security analyst Peter Singer about why the next war will be so much scarier than past ones, and whether there's anything we can do about it.
Josh Meyer
6.30.15
Stuff

This Company Creates Custom Sex Toys for Disabled Veterans

What does a soldier do when he's sent home from combat, still young and lascivious, but no longer able to feel his dick? He buys a sex toy from Tom Stewart, the owner of Sportsheets.
Erin Meisenzahl-Peace
11.24.14
News

A Task Force of Military Types Just Called Out Obama's Endless Drone Wars

On Thursday, a panel made up of former military and intelligence officials released the most thorough examination yet of America's fondness for the remote-controlled flying death machines commonly known as drones.
Matt Taylor
6.27.14
News

Former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer Is Stupid Like a Fox

In an interview, the Democratic presidential tease remarked that it seemed to him like maybe former Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor is gay, citing 60 percent confidence on his Gaydar as evidence. Is that really a career-ending gaffe?
Dan Brooks
6.20.14
News

Is the US Military About to Let Transgender Soldiers Serve?

Is Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel just messing with us, or is the Pentagon ready to change its tune on transgender troops?
Matt Taylor
5.14.14