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Leaving Facebook Makes You Happier and Less Informed, Study Finds

When researchers measured the welfare of hundreds of people who left Facebook for a month, they found they were happier, less politically informed, more active in IRL activities, and less likely to go back to Facebook.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.30.19
Profile

Terence Nance Is Conquering Hollywood with the Power of His People

The creator of 'Random Acts of Flyness' has a bold vision of blackness that revolutionized TV in 2018—and he's just getting started.
Taylor Hosking
1.8.19
sexual harassment

Women at top U.S. law schools renounce firms that don't let employees sue over sexual harassment

Not only are employees overwhelmingly unlikely to be awarded money in arbitration cases, they also tend to win less than in cases involving court trials.
Carter Sherman
12.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Uh, Trump Apparently Made the Mooch Get a Shot in the Ass

From a doctor named Ronny.
Allie Conti
4.6.18
Internet Exploring

Science Says That Psychopaths Really Dig Eminem's "Lose Yourself"

According to an NYU study, if you like Justin Bieber you might be a serial killer but if you like Dire Straits, then you're not.
Phil Witmer
11.13.17
algorithms

Copyright Law Makes Artificial Intelligence Bias Worse

But it could be used to help fix the problem too.
Louise Matsakis
10.31.17
Art

What it Means to Be an 'Experimental Computer Poet'

A conversation with Allison Parrish, the artist behind your favorite Twitter bots.
Mariana Fernandez
10.12.17
THE LOOKING GLASS ISSUE

Blackness and Queer Identity Converge in Elliot Brown Jr.'s Intimate Photos

His images touch on the intimacy, vulnerability, and social perception of the body.
VICE Staff
4.18.17
goodbye humans

Researchers Are Building AI to Replace Video Game Testers

It’s all about the right kind of randomness.
Jordan Pearson
3.28.17
MUSHROOMS

One trip on magic mushrooms has "profound" benefit for cancer patients, studies show

Keegan Hamilton
12.1.16
Art

Inside an Independent Book Restorer’s Studio | Conservation Lab

In a Lower Manhattan neighborhood where few old businesses survive, Judith Ivry has managed to keep her bookbinding studio afloat for the last 25 years.
Noémie Jennifer
11.16.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Muslim Women Have Reported Harassment at College Campuses Since Trump Won

Campuses have also reportedly been marred with pro-Trump graffiti and lines like: "Fuck your safe space."
VICE Staff
11.10.16
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