cyanide

Review

'Call of Cthulhu' Is the Rare Bad Game That's Probably Still Worth Playing

It has no interest in challenging or engaging Lovecraft's racist worldview, and mechanically it's all over the place, but there's enough interesting pieces here to make the journey worthwhile.
Patrick Klepek
10.30.18
Consumerism

Don't Buy This: Why Tropical Fish Can Make Terrible Pets

You could be flushing money down the toilet—along with your dead fish.
Gina Ragusa
4.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Japan's 'Black Widow' Gets Death by Hanging for Murdering Her Lovers

Chisako Kakehi has reportedly been romantically linked to ten men who have later died, and has amassed $8.8 million in the last decade.
Drew Schwartz
11.7.17
true crime

How Jim Jones Went from Civil Rights Leader to Cult Murderer

Before he was the notorious head of a murder-suicide cult, the Indiana preacher was a socialist who fought Jim Crow.
Seth Ferranti
4.10.17
crime

The True Story of the Notorious Trick-or-Treat Murderer

How every parent's worst nightmare unfolded in a small Texas town in 1974.
Michael Segalov
10.31.16
gold

Even the ‘Good’ Gold Mines Are Pretty Bad

Why you should buy less of the shiny stuff.
Kendra Pierre-Louis
4.24.16
ISIS

ISIS Is Threatening to Poison Indonesia's Food and Water Supply

Minister Luhut says the country is aware of and prepared for a possible attempted cyanide attack that might specifically target police through their food, water, or even coffee.
Wyatt Marshall
2.18.16
environment

Poachers Just Killed Some More Elephants With Cyanide in Zimbabwe

Although the country is no longer consumed by the violence and inflation of the early 2000s, a widespread lack of economic opportunity is fueling the poaching trade.
Eva Hershaw
10.27.15
earth

Poachers Are Using Cyanide to Slaughter Entire Elephant Herds

Why cyanide is a poacher's perfect weapon—and a conservationist's nightmare.
Melissa Cronin
10.15.15
News

Tortola Locals Are Poisoning Expatriates' Pet Dogs

Where Tortola's expatriates adopt stray animals and keep them as pets, many locals fear or hate animals. Instead of spaying, neutering, or adopting strays, locals have poisoned dogs to reduce the island’s animal population.
Jess Kenwood
4.28.14
Motherboard Blog

Chicago Can't Shake Its Poison Curse

A fresh case of murder-by-cyanide opens old wounds.
Brian Anderson
1.16.13