Cody's World of Cheese
Maroilles Is a Psychedelic Washed-Rind Cheese that Tastes Like Beefy Butter
At first, Maroilles looks like a fucked up tropical Starburst—but it's rich, salty, and goes great with Hennessy and Fritos.
This Guy Spent a Week Inside Italian Catacombs Taking Photos of Corpses
More than 8,000 mummies line the walls of Sicily's ancient, eerie Capuchin Catacombs.
Trappist Monks Are Mad that a Supermarket Is Jacking Up the Price of Their Beer
Dutch chain Jan Linders somehow scored 300 crates of Westvleteren’s Trappist beers, and it's charging customers €9.95 ($12.30) per bottle.
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Buddhist Monks Grapple with the Meaning of Video Games
We explore the relationship between gaming and Buddhist teachings on 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'
This Tokyo Bar Is Run by Buddhist Monks
For 17 years, Vowz Bar has been serving cocktails with a side of Buddhist philosophy, offering drinks with names like Mugen-Jigoku (Never-Ending Suffering in Hell) as well as medicinal liquors infused with turtles and snakes.
Ex-Clergy Explain How They Realized There Is No God
"I certainly do not hate the church... I do, however, think that they are wasting a lot of time, effort, and money on nonsense."
Canadian Monks Bought 600 Pounds of Live Lobsters and Released Them in the Ocean
Over 600 pounds of lobsters are now scuttling peacefully on the ocean floor of eastern Canada rather than wallowing in butter and garlic, thanks to the efforts of a group of Buddhist monks.
Last Night's 'Game of Thrones' Showed the Downside of Forgiveness
When your whole thing is absolving people when they repent, it's hard to make your enemies go away for good.
Researchers Are Digitizing Ancient Monk Chants Into a Massive Database
“The medieval memory was fabulous for a lot of reasons and this is just another example.”
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Watch Three Buddhist Monks Brawl in Front of a Temple
Cell phone footage captured three monks throwing wild haymakers at one another while a woman screamed.
Meet the Arkansas Monks Who Make Flaming Habanero Hot Sauce
Since 2003, the monks at Subiaco Abbey have been making Monk Sauce—a homemade hot sauce made with habanero peppers grown at the monastery.
The Peculiar Case of a Modern-Day Hermit
Does solitude destroy the human psyche, or does it allow us to see the world clearly?