morals

Stuff

How to Lie: Pro Tips from an Undercover Cop, a Lawyer, and a Dominatrix

To get some insight into the world of deceit, we talked to people who have to lie like it's their job.
Zach Sokol
7.17.16
robots

People Want Autonomous Cars to Protect the Greater Good, But Only After Them

We want other people's cars to sacrifice their passenger if it means saving more lives, but we wouldn't buy one ourselves.
Victoria Turk
6.23.16
Film

This Is Your Gross Jelly Body on Peer Pressure

CGI artist Albert Omoss' surreal new short proves that giving in to peer pressure is dangerous.
Beckett Mufson
10.7.15
Gaming

'Call of Duty' Wants to Know If You'll Cut Out Your Lungs to Breathe Underwater

"Call of Duty: Black Ops III" wants to know if you want to be a cyborg (you do).
Emanuel Maiberg
6.30.15
VICE vs Video games

These Are the Things You Will Probably Only Ever Do in Video Games

Leave an audio log? Flirt outrageously with everyone? Strafe? There are some gaming actions that should never cross over into our realities.
Julia Hardy
4.24.15
Stuff

I Was a Paid Shill for the Tanning Industry

There was a time in my life when I was too broke to care about ethics.
Harmon Leon
1.29.15
Comics!

Trap Keeper

In this comic, Panayiotis Terzis draws an age of brutality and beauty. The pleasure comes out of the pain, and the pain comes out of the pleasure.
Panayiotis Terzis
8.31.14
Sports

I Helped Division I Athletes Cheat in College

For years, I willingly did the economics homework for a number of student athletes. To this day, I don't regret it. Helping them cheat doesn't seem any more unethical than forcing them to learn about how "great" capitalism is in the first place.
Mike Abu
6.11.14
Motherboard Blog

Chimpanzees Have Their Own Police, and They Enforce Morality

Next time you're pontificating with your cigarette while talking trash about the Man, remember you're not the only one being held down by the authorities. It turns out chimpanzees, our closest animal relatives, have to deal with police too. One...
Derek Mead
3.7.12