Genius

Work

Not Quite a Genius: My Year Working at Apple's Flagship Store

In his new book, Funny or Die senior writer Nate Dern remembers some of the more challenging customers he dealt with at his old job.
Nate Dern
8.8.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Man Attempts to Conceal Seven-Foot Venetian Blind in His Clothes, Fails Impressively

A king amongst men.
Carlton Férment
10.19.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Genius 12-Year-Old Is the Youngest Person to Go to an Ivy League

Seems reasonable considering he read 'Lord of the Rings' at five and started studying calculus at six.
VICE Staff
9.2.16
Stuff

Meet the Colombian Lawyer Who Became the Face of Colorado’s Weed Industry

Norton Arbeláez turned $800 into one of the state's largest medical marijuana companies.
Juan Camilo Maldonado Tovar
5.2.16
Music

Prince Was a Genius No Matter How You Define It

If Prince was a peerless icon who represented the pinnacle of achievement in contemporary pop music and there is no one else like him, what does his passing mean for the future of musical geniuses?
Jason King
4.23.16
Interviews

We Spoke to the Woman Performing Abortions on International Waters

Rebecca Gomperts has been behind several initiatives that use legal loopholes to be able to perform abortions where they're illegal.
Noor Spanjer
3.30.16
Interviews

The Plastic Surgeon Treating Severe Burn Victims with Spray-On Skin

Fiona Wood's revolutionary treatment, ReCell, lets skin grow on the patient instead of in a culture flask.
Matilda Whitworth
3.14.16
Interviews

Meet the Politician Trying to Make Denmark Less Afraid of Immigrants

The founder of Denmark's National Party wants to build a country of inclusion and open-mindedness.
Andreas Thorsen
3.10.16
the vice reader

Read an Excerpt from Ethan Canin's New Novel 'A Doubter's Almanac'

The acclaimed author's new novel is about a mathematical genius and the ways his intelligence becomes a liability, scorching him and those he's close to.
Ethan Canin
2.19.16
The Crown and Sceptre Issue

Talking Anarchy, Genius, and God with Italy's Best-Selling Theoretical Physicist

The distinguished theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli started out as a radical who wanted to overthrow the Italian government.
Yohann Koshy
11.24.15
Stuff

Artist Simon Denny's Absurdist Vision of Silicon Valley

Where fine art, Silicon Valley, and a Genius-sponsored IRL 'annotation battle' at MoMA PS1 collide.
Arthur Holland Michel
4.14.15
News

China Is Engineering Genius Babies

It’s not exactly news that China is setting itself up as a new global superpower. While Western civilization chokes on its own gluttony like a latter-day Marlon Brando, China continues to buy up American debt and lock away the world’s natural resources...
Aleks Eror
3.15.13