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How the British Army Cooperated with the Murderous Guatemalan Regime

Murder in the jungle.
Phil Miller
5.31.16
Health
Health

The Unhealthy Truth Behind 'Wellness' and 'Clean Eating'

My eating disorder had once looked very different, and then I found wellness—but I was not well.
Ruby Tandoh
5.13.16
VICE Long Reads
VICE Long Reads

Tracing Heroin's Destructive Path from Afghan Poppy Fields to British Needles

We traveled along the heroin trafficking route from Afghanistan into Iran, Turkey, and Eastern Europe, meeting growers, addicts, and experts along the way.
Hanne Coudere, Photos by Jim Huylebroek
4.27.16
VICE Long Reads
VICE Long Reads

How Big Pharma Drug Pricing Costs Us Our Health

AIDS activism group ACT UP is on the front lines again—this time in a global fight for universal access to 'miracle' hep C, HIV, and cancer medications. So what's stopping it?
Amelia Abraham
4.1.16
VICE Long Reads
VICE Long Reads

The 73-Year-Old Adventurer Sailing a 60-Foot Steel Whale Across the Atlantic Ocean

Tom McClean left the British Special Air Service to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean, a feat he's achieved five times. Now, at 73, he's ready to do it again—in a giant steel sperm whale.
Joe Banks
2.18.16
The Skammerz Ishu
The Skammerz Ishu

Guilt-Tripping

In 2010, a friend of mine started a travel magazine and asked if she could publish an article I had written about a Kashmiri tailor, during a month I spent living on a houseboat in Kashmir.
Amie Barrodale
12.17.13
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue

How a Group of New Zealander Bikers Planned a Road Trip Across Korea’s DMZ

For the past decade, New Zealanders Joanne and Gareth Morgan have been living the semiretired lifestyle of their dreams, traveling around the world on motorcycles alongside a few of their closest friends.
Tim Pool
11.25.13
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue

Unaccompanied Miners - Bolivia's Cerro Rico Mine

Jackson and I were on a mission to find child miners. Jackson was nervous, with good reason—sixty kids died from cave-ins and other accidents in the Cerro Rico in 2008 alone. In a country as poor as Bolivia, just because tourists—or children—are...
Wes Enzinna
11.18.13
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue

The Act of Puking

Vomiting makes some people feel so good that they’ve devoted their lives to studying it. Their ultimate goal is to answer the questions: Why do people blow their grits, and what are we to do about it? The answers are more complicated than one might...
Benjamin Shapiro
11.12.13