The Wild Story of Whitaker Wright, the Con Man Who Killed Himself in Court
The Bernie Madoff of the late 1800s, he was "the world's most shameless swindler."
The US Has 4.6 Million Foreign Gold Coins Stashed in a Vault in New York
The coins were supposed to be melted into gold bars, but were instead preserved in a vault.
Bitcoin Mining Is Potentially More Energy-Intensive Than Gold Mining
But Bitcoin could be so much more than digital gold.
That Guy Who Stole a $1.6M Pot of Gold Doesn't Know Where His Money Is
Julio Nivelo managed to flee the States to Ecuador after the heist without getting caught—but now he says he has "nothing."
The Plan to Build a Gold Mine on a Seismic Fault in Greece
“The problem is that we can never predict when an earthquake can strike.”
Niger's Gold Rush Has Turned Bandits into Barons
But, after being granted rare access to northern Niger's goldfields, we saw how the vast majority of workers aren't benefitting nearly as much as them.
2 Chainz Digs Through a $10,000 Luxury Survival Kit on 'MOST EXPENSIVEST'
The VICELAND host went searching for the priciest way to prepare for the apocalypse.
Objectively Correct Lists
10 Brockhampton Songs to Know Before 'Saturation III' Drops
The 15-member boyband have owned 2017, releasing so much new music that a run-down of their best material is more than necessary.
Scientists Used Nanoparticles to Turn a Window Into a Mirror and Back Again
For the first time, a reversible nanoparticle array can transition between a window and a mirror.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Thieves Stole a Solid-Gold Replica of Neil Armstrong's Lunar Module
Cartier made the 18-karat model back in 1969 as a gift to the first man to walk on the moon.
10th Century Viking Treasures Unearthed In Scotland
Now comes the hard part: preserving 1,000-year-old gold and silver artifacts for centuries to come.
We Now Know Why These Beetles Are so Dang Beautiful
They’re jewel (scarabs) in the rough.