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The VICE Guide to Right Now

This ‘Diaper Bandit’ Allegedly Scattered Poop Across New Jersey for Ten Months

Just because he thought it was funny, apparently.
River Donaghey
10.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Some Anti-Poop Activist Is Flagging Piles of Dog Doo with Photos of Nic Cage

Apparently Roanoke has a "serious" poop problem on its hands.
Allie Conti
8.20.18
museums

This Exhibition Celebrates the Ordinary Citizens Designing America

Get inspired by the designers creatively improving their communities at ‘By The People.'
Azura Wannmann
2.25.17
seafood

Why It's Harder Than You'd Think to Serve Local Seafood in California

Mitch Conniff's commitment to serving local seafood means that he sometimes pays twice as much as his competitors for the same fish species. "But it’s worth it," he says.
Clarissa Wei
10.31.16
Stuff

How a Local Paper Stayed Relevant by Covering Dildo Deaths, Bullfighting, and Drug Psychosis

The local paper may be dying an internet-related death, but they know their audience better than SEO ever could.
Charles Olafare
3.22.16
Booze

A New Study Says Living Near a Pub Makes You Happier

New research from Oxford University has found that living close to a pub can make you “significantly” happier.
Phoebe Hurst
1.25.16
Blood

Blood Custard Tastes Better Than It Sounds

Glasgow chef Craig Grozier is the proud mastermind behind hare blood custard: a dish channelling Scottish produce and traditional cooking techniques. “With Scottish ingredients, just get quality produce and cook it simply,” he explains.
Michael Segalov
11.20.15
farming

This Urban Mushroom Farm Wants to Start a Biological Revolution

Combining aquaponics and hydroponics, mushroom production in Manchester’s Biospheric Studio will be completely self-sustainable, something that could change the way we access food in cities.
Lucy Lovell
9.21.15
Poland

Polish Summer Food Goes Way Beyond Cabbage and Potatoes

Poland isn't a dungeon of meat and starch, but a wonderland of strawberries, seafood, and locally sourced, seasonal produce. You've just got to know where—and when—to look.
Dara Bramson
7.2.15
WTF

Eat These Carnivorous Plants Before They Eat You

Resourceful Malaysians have discovered that pitcher plants are delicious when stuffed with rice. Nevermind that these plants eat insects, rats, and even lizards and birds.
Alex Swerdloff
6.25.15
nose-to-tail

Why I'm Putting Blood in My Bread and Ice Cream

I source duck blood of really good quality. It’s not 100-percent interchangeable with eggs, but we use it for the same purpose in some of our menu items, such as blood crepes.
Bryce Gilmore
6.9.15
CHEFS

I'm Bringing Faggots Back to London's Restaurant Scene

People aren’t interested in meat and two veg anymore, you’ve got to mix it up. I put faggots and veal with cream of St George’s mushrooms on the menu recently and I’m amazed at the uptake.
Ronnie Murray
5.27.15
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