Photos of Life in 'Portugal's Toughest Neighborhood'

Photographer José Ferreira's new project captures a marginalized community as it's torn down.
José Ferreira
Invisible Jobs

What It’s Like to Be a Woman Working in Construction

Solid union wages are a big draw—and a great equalizer—but being the only woman on a 500-person crew comes with its own set of challenges.
Anita Hamilton
the arctic

Climate Change Has Delayed the First Oil Production Facility in Federal Arctic Waters

An unprecedented fossil fuel venture in the Beaufort Sea is feeling the consequences of warming Arctic temperatures.
Sarah Emerson

Construction on Trump's border wall finally started (20 miles of it)

The segment of wall will be 18-to-30 feet high and include a 5-foot-high metal plate along the top, with several feet of concrete below the surface.
Michael Kalenderian
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The people on the Mexico side of Trump's wall say it'll never work

Residents near the proposed wall think nothing will stop those who want to go to the U.S.
Jika Gonzalez
Outer Limits

Hong Kong’s Government Is Spending Billions Taking Land from the Sea

The scale of land reclamation in the semi-autonomous territory is revving up to unprecedented heights.
Justin Heifetz​​

Meet the Women Building Bali's Luxury 'Paradise' for Dollars a Day

The island's tourism boom continues to draw construction workers from across Indonesia—many of them women who work backbreaking days in the tropical sun for less pay than their male counterparts.
Jed Smith
Vice News Tonight

ISIS is out of Iraq, but the damage in Mosul remains

Seb Walker
The Future Is Weird

Welcome to the Slightly Alien Future World of Terreform ONE

The Brooklyn-based non-profit research and design group is trying to prepare humanity for whatever comes next, as founding co-president Mitchell Joachim tells Motherboard.
Samantha Cole
space robots

This Self-Sustaining Robot Will Print Your Martian Home Out of Ice

Because it's the future now.
Jordan Pearson
border wall

Cities and states threaten boycotts for companies bidding to build Trump's border wall

Tess Owen
Heavy Duty

Consumers May Be Ignoring Wearables But The Construction Industry Isn’t

From smart helmets to LED safety vests, these new wearables are expected to hit the construction industry this year.
Nadja Sayej