Nobody Knows Why Hundreds of People Died at This Creepy Himalayan Lake

Hundreds of people mysteriously died over a millennium at "Skeleton Lake" in the Himalayas according to a new study, making the creepy location even more mysterious.
Becky Ferreira

The ‘Yeti’ Footprints Found by the Indian Army Are Probably Just a Bear's

“Any reasonable person can see these are melted prints.”
Sarah Emerson

'Yeti Bones' Were Actually Just Bears, DNA Analysis Shows

It's the most rigorous analysis to date of Yeti samples, the researchers say.
Kate Lunau
the VICE magazine podcast

Naomi Harris Talks About Photographing US Voters in Trump's First 100 Days

We also speak with Abdullah Saeed about his trek to find hallucinogenic honey in Nepal, and Sharif Corinaldi explains why computer programmers are hacking their way through dating apps on 'The VICE Magazine Podcast.'
Ellis Jones
Mount Everest

Saray Khumalo Takes on Everest

"I don't need a man to climb a mountain," says Khumalo, who hopes to become the first black African woman to summit the world's highest peak.
Neha Wadekar
The Tight Squeeze Issue

Harvesting Psychedelic Honey in the Mountains of Nepal

In this month's Artifact, VICE's Chloe Campion remembers hiking through the Himalayas to film a documentary about a mystical, hallucinogenic honey.
Chloe Campion
Scene Reports

Kathmandu's Extreme Metal Scene Puts Nepal on the Global Metal Map

From Kathmandu to the hinterlands of the Himalayan foothills, extreme metal gains a foothold in the second-highest country on earth.
Joe Henley

Incredible Photos of Hockey in the Himalayas

Ian Andersen spent months as a traveling hockey coach among ancient buddhist temples, Shia Muslim villages and semi nomadic yak herders.
Andreas Bruhn

The Man Who Wants to Make Artificial Glaciers to Save the Himalayans

Indian scientist Sonam Wangchuk created a method to make artificial glaciers.
Meredith Rutland Bauer

Life of a Kumari Goddess: The Young Girls Whose Feet Never Touch Ground

Broadly heads to Nepal to witness the centuries-old tradition of worshipping Kumari, a living goddess manifested in the body of a young girl, to see how life is for the sacred children spending their lives in a temple—and what happens when they grow.
Broadly Staff

You Can Make a Fortune Selling Tree Seeds in Nepal

The seeds, known as rudraksha, are believed to carry mystical powers and can fetch thousands of dollars.
David Caprara

China Is Tapping Tibetan Glaciers to Meet Growing Demand for Bottled Water

The world's leading economy is also the largest market for bottled water, capturing 15 percent of the global market and surpassing the United States.
Matt Smith