Independence Day


These Canadians Don’t Want to Party with Americans Because of Trump

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is among a handful of politicians boycotting Independence Day events.
Connor Garel
The Nice Guide to Right Now

Watch This Bear Live a More Luxurious Life Than You

With hot tubs and margaritas, this bear is living the goddamn life.
Mack Lamoureux
Happy Fourth!

A Collection of Dumb, Dangerous, and Avoidable Fireworks Accidents

How's about a blitzed butt, a beachfront assault, and a lost-and-found hand, just to name a few.
Sarah Emerson
Fourth of July

How to Celebrate the 4th of July When America Is a Constant Disappointment

If you feel like patriotism is morally repulsive right now, you'd be correct.
Leila Ettachfini
never change

Welp, Bitcoin Might Still Fork on August 1

What is 'Bitcoin Cash'?
Jordan Pearson
Back to the Disaster

How Worried Should You Be About a Real Life ‘Geostorm?’

The new Gerard Butler movie turns geoengineering into a weapon that wreaks global havoc on the scale of 'The Day After Tomorrow.'
Carl Franzen

NYC Is Reaching Peak European Techno

The arrival of German institutions like HYTE could be a sign of what's to come.
Michelle Lhooq
Impact Climate

How to Chill and Grill This Fourth of July Without Hurting the Planet

The concerned citizen's guide to grilling-out on Independence Day.
Kastalia Medrano
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These Wacky President GIFs Are Like History on Laughing Gas

Fake history > fake news.
Beckett Mufson

Revolutionary Books to Read for Independence Day

From barnyard allegories to 'Game of Thrones' in space, here are eight fascinating books about rebellions, overthrows, and uprisings.
Lincoln Michel
Fourth of July

We Chose the Most Patriotic Movies for the Fourth of July

From bridge-crossing spies to our hot rods and cool beers—here's some films that will make you proud to be an American.
VICE Staff
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This Net Art Will Make You Question Why You're Celebrating July 4th

Founder of FELT Zine Mark Sabb and new media artist Michael Green tap into the psyche of American politics.
Nathaniel Ainley