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We Talked to the Flat Earther Who Took to the Sky in a DIY Rocket

“Before the launch, some girl threw her pair of panties inside of the rocket. They're hanging on my wall right now.”


That Flat Earther Finally Took Off in His DIY Rocket to Prove We're All Idiots

His next mission? Running for governor.


Flat Earther Survives Rocket Launch, Earth Still Round

Watch "Mad" Mike Hughes beat his own previous record by launching himself to just under 1,900 feet in a homebrew rocket.


Murder in the Mojave: Homicides and Body Dumps in the California Desert

The desert's massive size and inhospitable conditions make it the perfect place to hide a body.


Floating Points Shares New Live Video Recorded in the Mojave Desert

It's from his upcoming 27-minute film 'Reflections – Mojave Deser​t,' entirely featuring brand new compositions.


Take a Photo Tour of a Junk Dada Electronic Wasteland in the Desert

Welcome to Noah Purifoy Outdoor Desert Art Museum of Assemblage Sculpture.


China Wants in on High-Speed Rails in the US, Starting with Los Angeles

A private company and a consortium of Chinese rail firms are planning a 185 mile track connecting greater Los Angeles to Vegas.


The US Army's Top General Points a Spear at Russia

On the eve of his retirement, the US Army's top general told VICE News that the military knows Russia is "getting ready for something." Now the US and its allies must decide how best to prevent it.


Raw Coverage of the US Military's Operation Dragon Spear

VICE News is live from the Mojave Desert, site of the US Army's largest airborne assault exercise in more than a decade.


Can the US Army Still Fight as a Heavyweight?

After more than a decade of fighting insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan, the US Army is taking stock at Operation Dragon Spear to find out whether it has what it takes to fight a country like Russia or China.


These Guys Claim They've Made the Biggest Piece of Illegal Graffiti in the World

The group responsible, Indecline, was previously best known for creating the Bumfights videos and allegedly stealing body parts from a hospital in Thailand.