disaster

Let Me Google That For You

I Tried Answering the Top Googled Question: 'Why Are We Still Here?'

It's the word "still" that makes it poignant.
Sam Nichols
4.16.18
Inside Outsider

What It's Like to Be a Freelance War Photographer

Australia's Luke Cody explains how he manages fear in some of the world's most intense conflict zones.
Mahmood Fazal
3.30.18
nuclear holocaust

How to Build a Fallout Shelter Using Nothing but IKEA Furniture

"Obviously, real wood would be better. But that's better than nothing," an expert in disaster preparedness told me.
Nick Greene
11.9.17
Puerto Rico

A Messy FEMA Event in Puerto Rico Sparked Confusion and Rage

"They treat us like we're animals or something."
Bianca Fortis
10.20.17
Views My Own

Trump's Response to Puerto Rico Is Shameful

FEMA is delivering aid, and Trump has promised to visit. But as you might expect, the president is making a horrible situation worse with bizarre, defensive statements.
Eve Peyser
9.26.17
harvey

'We Lost Everything': Firsthand Accounts of Harvey's Wrath in Texas

This is what it's like to be at the center of one of the worst rainstorms in US history.
Allie Conti
8.29.17
weddings

Wedding DJs Describe the Worst Speeches They've Ever Heard

"Before the wedding, the bride lost about 60 pounds, so of course, the father of the groom thought it would be funny to make fat jokes."
Maggie Coggan
7.21.17
disaster

The Doomsday Prepper Next Door

“Preppers” aren’t just old dudes building bunkers anymore. As the practice goes mainstream, more are young, urban, liberal, and/or on YouTube.
Frederick Blichert
3.5.17
Indigenous issues

How a Mining Disaster Devastated an Indigenous Group in Brazil

The toxic spill that contaminated the Rio Doce continues to affect the Krenak people.
Nigel Irwin
3.3.17
Stuff

Earthquake Survivors Recall Watching Their City Crumble

We asked three people who survived some of the worst earthquakes in recent Italian history to recall what it was like to be at the mercy of Mother Earth.
VICE Staff
11.1.16
Art

Prop Artist Tricks Tourists with Multimedia Mollusk Monument

Staten Island gets a memorial for the giant octopus who ate the Ferry.
Nathaniel Ainley
9.28.16
Photo

A Night with the Rescue Teams Looking for Survivors of Italy's Earthquake

The town of Amatrice has been reduced to rubble.
Alessandro Iovino
8.26.16
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