War on Drugs
The Pentagon Spent Billions Fighting the War on Drugs Without Even Asking for a Plan
A new government watchdog report says the Pentagon has paid states billions of dollars for counter-narcotics operations without ever asking what would be done with that money.
The Government’s Secret UFO Program Funded Research on Wormholes and Extra Dimensions
Documents released by the Department of Defense reveal some of what its infamous Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was working on.
The American Military Sucks at Cybersecurity
A new report from US military watchdogs outlines hundreds of cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
Aliens Might Notice Us if We Shot a Giant Laser at Them, Study Says
Two emerging technologies could be combined to produce a powerful infrared signal that could be spotted from distant planets, according to research in The Astrophysical Journal.
State of Surveillance
Pentagon Wants to Predict Anti-Trump Protests Using Social Media Surveillance
A series of research projects, patent filings, and policy changes indicate that the Pentagon wants to use social media surveillance to quell domestic insurrection and rebellion.
The Pentagon's Weapons Are 'Easily Hacked' With 'Basic Tools'
A new government report reveals that it took hackers just one hour to gain access to a weapon system, and the Pentagon didn't change the default password on "multiple" systems.
The Military Reinvented the Wheel, They're Triangles Now
A new wheel that Carnegie Mellon scientists developed for DARPA adapts to its environment.
Rising Sea Levels Could Render 'Thousands' of Islands Uninhabitable Before 2065
A Pentagon-funded study found that thousands of islands could be uninhabitable by the middle of the century due to rising sea levels.
Sort of Evil
Over 3,000 Google Employees Signed a Letter Demanding Google Leave the 'Business of War'
The letter was addressed to Google CEO Sundar Pichai and requested that the company end its work with the Pentagon on AI technology for drones.
'It Is a Painful Attack': Trump Issues New Trans Military Ban
The White House announced a new policy that bans most transgender people from serving in the military. The ACLU responds.
Vice Guide to Right Now
Watch New Declassified Footage of a Navy Encounter with a UFO
If you’re wondering whether Blink 182 is somehow involved in this, the answer is "yes, of course they are."
The VICE Morning Bulletin
The VICE Morning Bulletin
Mueller subpoenas docs related to key Trump figures (including the man himself), Frances McDormand wins best actress, South Korean delegation heads North for talks, and more.