national parks

Yosemite National Park Death Went Unreported For a Week During Government Shutdown

The government shutdown has left national parks understaffed as skeleton crews work to keep visitors and natural heritage safe.
Sarah Emerson
Social Media

People Are Literally Dying for the Perfect Insta Pic

Authorities are seeing a rise in injuries related to social media posts. Photographers tell us when it is and isn't worth it.
Ebony-Renee Baker
Baikonur Cosmodrome

Rocket Wildfire in Kazakhstan Kills Member of Clean-Up Crew

Hot, windy weather may have exacerbated the grass fire that killed a rocket debris collector on Wednesday.
Becky Ferreira

Remembering Fighting Games' Fatalities Arms Race

We look back at the Mortal Kombat wannabes with two games industry veterans from the blood-soaked early 1990s.
William Barboza

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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Here's What 'Mortal Kombat' Would Look Like in Real Life

An Australian YouTuber filmmaking duo outdid themselves with a gory tribute to the fighting game.
Mike Diver

Two Dead, Several Injured in Toronto After Shooting at Drake’s Afterparty

It's the second shooting at Drake's OVO Fest afterparty in two years.
Arthur White
VICE vs Video games

There’s Much More Than Gore to ‘Mortal Kombat X’

With its goofy story and newcomer-friendly options, NetherRealm's fighter is a hardcore game with a soft, quite possibly skewered, heart.
Mike Diver

Was 2014 a Dangerous Year For Air Travel?

To those following the news it felt like these tragedies must add up to the worst year air travel has possibly ever seen; surprisingly though that this is not at all true.
Lee Zachariah
VICE vs Video games

The Glorious, Gory History of 'Mortal Kombat'

Crude, violent, and innovative, the franchise's legacy extends far beyond the early censorship struggles that resulted in the creation of the Entertainment Software Rating Board.
Aoife Wilson