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Travel

​Why Do People Keep Trying to Visit the ‘Into the Wild’ Bus?

Every year, travelers take to the Stampede Trail in search of some kind of survivalist nirvana. And every year, people have to be rescued along the way.
Larry Fitzmaurice
7.12.16
Rhode Island

Captain Cook’s Lost Ship Has Finally Been Found

May she rest in pieces.
Sarah Emerson
5.4.16
Travel

Why Is the TSA So Bad at Handling Breast Milk?

In some cases, women have seen the bomb squad called for carrying breast milk through airport security.
Sarika Chawla
2.16.16
Travel

The VICE Guide to Los Angeles

Whether you're just visiting or settling in for the long haul, our VICE guide will help you navigate LA like a local.
VICE Travel Staff
1.20.16
Stuff

Cave Diving in the Nullarbor Is Like Floating in Space

How a rogue community of divers mapped thousands of water-filled caves in the Australian desert.
Royce Kurmelovs
11.18.15
PLEASE LOOK AT ME

A Sea Explorer Gets Tricked in This Week's Comic by Julian Glander

"Desire for material good is the root of all suffering."
Julian Glander
11.16.15
Motherboard Blog

The 69-Year Old Contractor That's Searching for Columbus' Lost Fort

On Christmas, 1492, Christopher Columbus’ Santa Maria ran aground on a reef somewhere in the Caribbean. He orded the timber salvaged to build a fort, and when Columbus set sail a few weeks later to return to Spain, he left behind 39 sailors in a new...
Derek Mead
10.8.12
Motherboard Blog

Houston, We Have A Party

While you were busy committing god knows what sort of atrocities to your body and mind over the weekend, much cleaner festivities were unfolding in Clear Lake, Houston. "Shuttlebration," folks were calling it and by golly if it doesn't sound like the...
Rachel Walden
6.4.12
Motherboard Blog

On Its Anniversary, Remembering the Beeping Fear of Sputnik

Fifty-four years ago this week, people throughout America were searching for a flashing dot among the stars every night and tuning their radios to hear the first sound to reach Earth from space.
Amy Shira Teitel
10.7.11
Motherboard Blog

Yes, the Universe Is Hurling Us Out Into Darkness

It's been scarcely a decade since science discovered that the universe is not only expanding but expanding faster and faster, theorizing further that the culprit is a strange unknown _something_ called dark energy. Dark energy is the biggest part of...
Michael Byrne
5.19.11