Japan's New Year's Mochi Tradition Hospitalized 11 and Killed 1 This Year
The deadly rice cakes prompt warnings from Japanese officials every year.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Cops Arrested More Than 60 Partygoers for Less Than an Ounce of Weed
Now everyone at the Christmas-themed lingerie party is facing possession charges because cops say the pot was "within everyone's reach."
These Heroes Beat an Alcohol Ban by Building Their Own Private Sand Island
They brought a picnic table and a cooler out to their boozy sanctuary so they could spend New Year's Eve watching fireworks in "international waters."
The 2017 Fiction Issue
An Excerpt from Ottessa Moshfegh's Upcoming Novel, 'My Year of Rest and Relaxation'
A woman decides to hibernate by taking as many psychiatric medications as she can convince her psychiatrist to prescribe her. But reality calls her out of hibernation when her best friend's mother dies, and she must go to the funeral.
Maybe Don't Try Breakdancing While Setting off Fireworks
Do not try this at home.
Olivier Giroud Scored an Incredible Goal; It Happens to Be 2017
People arbitrarily decided that December 31st was the end of our empirical journey around the sun—Giroud scoring this amazing goal just so happened to land on today.
Liam Daniel Pierce
‘She Dropped a Firecracker on Me': People Remember Their Worst New Year's Eve
From Y2K to vomiting all over your apartment.
Sophie Saint Thomas
New Year's Resolutions Are the Worst Way to Make a Change
Don't be mad, we're just saving you the effort.
Ask A Lawyer
A Lawyer Explains How Drunk You Have to Be to Get Arrested
"If you're being suspected of being drunk in public, say absolutely nothing."
Tama Sumo, Ben Klock, and More to Play Berghain’s New Year Party
The two-part marathon begins on New Year’s Day.
Two Nights a Year, I Allow My Entire Kitchen to Do Tons of Drugs
Drugs are taboo in my kitchen, except on two nights a year: the night before King's Day, and New Year's Eve. On those nights, we go crazy.
Inside the Former Yugoslavian President's Lavish New Year Parties
Josip Broz Tito, the post-WWII leader of former Yugoslavia, didn't let communist purse-tightening keep him from getting down and dirty on New Year's.
Lazara Marinkovic; Photos: Museum of Yugoslav Histor