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Design

France Wants This New Algorithmically Designed Keyboard to Save the French Language

France designed a new keyboard to remedy grammatical problems it says was caused by other keyboard designs.
Rob Dozier
4.4.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Our Cities Are Making Us Lonely

Here's how urban planners want to change that.
VICE Staff
12.17.18
tech

The Guy Behind This $2,400 Egg-Shaped Capsule Says It Will Save Us During Deadly Earthquakes

Meant to withstand violent impacts, Mexican engineer Reynaldo Vela’s personal protection pods take prehistoric design cues and are part of a broader trend in disaster capitalism.
Paul Biasco
12.6.18
environment

Highly Intelligent Crows Are Now Being Employed as Garbage Collectors

Today, six trained crows started a new job at a French theme park that looks like a 'Game of Thrones' set.
Beckett Mufson
8.13.18
Design Bias

Dear Conference Organizers: You’re Doing Chairs Wrong

Nearly every femme-identifying person I know, myself included, has wrestled with tall bar stools, director’s chairs, and the dreaded microphone dance.
Rose Eveleth
6.5.18
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This 'Shoe Surgeon' Makes $10,000 Custom Sneakers from Scratch

VICE went to designer Dominic Chambrone’s studio in LA to see how the shoemaker creates custom kicks for celebs like Drake, DJ Khaled, and LeBron James.
VICE Staff
5.10.18
Noisey News

Arca's BDSM Headphones Are Sexy as Hell and Expensive as Shit

Arca has designed a BDSM-inspired headphone set, which is intended “exclusively as an art object,” that costs $6,450.
Lauren O'Neill
5.10.18
science of sex

The Assault Survivor Finding Comfort in Sexual Therapy Tools

Too often, the medical community focuses on treating physical trauma alone. These tools aim to provide a more holistic approach to recovery.
Sirin Kale
3.16.18
Sex

More Sex Toy Companies Should Be Catering to People With Disabilities

Not consulting disabled people when designing toys isn’t just ignorant, it’s also forsaking revenue.
Mark Hay
3.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Tinder Is Fighting to Get Interracial Couple Emojis in Your Phone

The dating app proposed 21 new designs that would be more representative of modern relationships.
Beckett Mufson
2.27.18
gelato

People Are Injuring Themselves While Trying to Open Talenti Gelato

"We are trying the hacksaw next," one aggrieved customer said.
Mayukh Sen
2.12.18
movies

How the Fake but Really Cool Computers in Movies Get Made

Whether it's a DNA database in 'Blade Runner 2049' or the heads up display in Iron Man's suit, real world user interface designers are hard at work making sure characters have a way to operate their fictional tech.
Justin Caffier
1.31.18
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