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Hoarders Are Confronting Clutter in Virtual Reality

Researchers are using VR to surround diagnosed hoarders with clutter. I tried it out.
Jacob Dubé
9.11.17
Photos

Heartbreaking Photos from the Life of a Hoarder

Photographer Arnaud Chochon spent a year with Jean, a 60-year-old hoarder whose house is cleaned out once a year, for health and safety reasons.
Glenn Cloarec
6.7.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Blind Woman May Have Accidentally Lived with Her Son's Corpse for Decades

Authorities found a fully-intact skeleton lying on a mattress inside the woman's home—still dressed in socks, jeans, and a T-shirt.
VICE Staff
9.26.16
Stuff

The Complex, Tragic Psychology Behind Animal Hoarding

Why is it that there are constant news stories about people who cage or cram hundreds of pets into their homes? Sometimes it's animal cruelty, but it could also be attributed to a specific mental illness.
Amelia Tait
5.7.15
Stuff

This Guy Is Trying to Collect Every Single Copy of the Movie 'Speed' on VHS

Ryan Beitz currently owns over 500 copies of the movie 'Speed'. His goal is a simple one: To collect every copy of 'Speed' on VHS ever made.
Georgia Perry
4.21.14
The Stardust & Moonbeams Issue

Bless This Mess

At 8 AM on a sunny Tuesday morning I am on my way to a crisis site on East End Avenue at 82nd Street. The call had come in an hour or so earlier. "I presume you're in good physical fitness," Ron Alford had warned me over the phone.
Molly Young, Photos: Clement Holder
4.2.10
The Stardust & Moonbeams Issue

Employees Of The Month

A few words from Sandy: “My name is Sandy Kim and I live in San Francisco and I’m five feet tall. I have a collection of all my friends’ hair on my wall and a shrine to my boyfriend next to my bed.
VICE Staff
4.1.10
The Music Issue

Psych Brain

I've been obsessed with collecting rare, "out there," and psychedelic records ever since I was a kid in Kentucky mowing lawns.
Paul Major
12.1.05
The Design Issue 2004

Long Gone John

I love waking up every day and being hit with sensory overload.
VICE Staff
12.1.04