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A Brief History of Getting So Wasted You Forget You Created Important Pop Culture

When you're loaded, you can forget entire nights, weekends, novels you've written, and seasons of television you've starred in.
Mike Pearl
12.5.16
Stuff

Why These People Go Through Agony to Intentionally Scar Their Faces

The process involves cutting out skin using a scalpel, before rubbing the open wounds with peroxide or lemon juice. Unsurprisingly, it's incredibly painful.
Lulu Kadhim
11.18.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Man Attempts to Conceal Seven-Foot Venetian Blind in His Clothes, Fails Impressively

A king amongst men.
Carlton Férment
10.19.16
Travel

Photos from a Festival for Ugly People

The World Association of Ugly People counts more than 30,000 members, whose aim is to fight the cult of beauty in modern society.
Mattia Micheli, Words by Leon Benz
9.27.16
Food

We Taste-Tested Flavored Condoms So You Don't Have To

Happy World Contraception Day, everyone!
VICE Staff
9.26.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Blind Woman May Have Accidentally Lived with Her Son's Corpse for Decades

Authorities found a fully-intact skeleton lying on a mattress inside the woman's home—still dressed in socks, jeans, and a T-shirt.
VICE Staff
9.26.16
Stuff

Remembering Geoff Stirling, the Weirdest Canadian of All Time

An ode to the man who created the late-night acid trip that is Captain Newfoundland.
Drew Brown
9.22.16
Stuff

This Guy Gets Punched in the Stomach for a Living

Xie Shuiping's life revolves around being smacked in the belly by strangers.
Jamie Fullerton
9.20.16
Food

All Your Childhood Snacks Were Trash

We stuffed our bellies full of nostalgia to find out if our snack-food memories were all lies.
Graham Isador
9.16.16
Stuff

I Used Dr. Bronner’s Soap for Everything and Now I'm Ruined

Washing your dishes and your genitals with the same soap is weird.
Sam Weiner
9.8.16
Fashion

This Turtle Hat Kickstarter Is the Corniest, Most Delightful Thing on the Internet

This guy wants to change the world by getting as many people as possible to put a turtle on their heads.
Harry Cheadle
9.1.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Apartment Building Was Evacuated After Someone Microwaved Spicy Peppers

Either the tenant was trying his hand at homemade pepper spray or he just ran out of Tabasco.
VICE Staff
8.29.16
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