Coal Is Dead
The Coal Industry Isn’t Even Certain That Donald Trump Can Save It
President Trump's newest executive order won't bring coal back for good.
Ethereum Is Under Attack
The cryptocurrency is going through some growing pains.
The VICE Morning Bulletin
Bernie Sanders officially announced his new progressive organization, a truck bomb hit a police building in Turkey, some plants in Baltimore are addicted to meth, and more.
Everything You Need to Know About Bitcoin’s ‘Halving'
Will it be a disaster or a boon for bitcoin?
The Dream of Buying a Coffee With Bitcoin Is Dying, If It’s Not Already Dead
“It’s a usability nightmare.”
WikiLeaks Is Now a Target In the Massive Spam Attack on Bitcoin
The ongoing attack is worse than anyone imagined.
Fake, Drug-Test-Foiling Dicks Are a Growing Business in Queensland
You need to be clean for 72 hours to give a drug-free urine sample. Unless you have a fake dick and pee, then you can do whatever you want.
Life as a Stripper in a Subarctic Indoor Mining Town
Thanks to the surplus of men and dearth of entertainment options, strippers in the indoor mining town of Fermont, Quebec, can earn roughly $5,000 in a week.
What Happens When an International Mining Company Comes to Town?
We interviewed director Mark Grieco about his film <I>MARMATO</I>, which examines how mining companies descended on a town in Colombia.
If at First You Don’t Secede: The Push for Westralia
As Scotland votes on independence, an unlikely coalition of billionaire miners and xenophobic libertarians want Western Australia to follow suit.
The Congolese Miners Who Suffer So You Can Have a Smartphone
Judith Prat is a Spanish photojournalist who has been capturing the harsh realities facing miners of coltan in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Coltan is a mineral essential for the manufacture of the tiny capacitors that make smart phones, computers...
Bolivia Passed a Law Allowing Ten-Year-Olds to Work
For the 850,000 kids there who already work, the law is a huge victory: Children, just like adults, will now be entitled to a minimum wage, and they'll have full protection under the law. Of course, the dangers are obvious, too. Did Bolivia just create...