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North Korea Is Closer to Building a Nuclear-Capable ICBM Than We Thought

Experts thought it would take the Hermit Kingdom until 2020 to develop the technology. A new report from the Pentagon shaves two years off that estimate.
Drew Schwartz
7.25.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Dennis Rodman Gave Kim Jong-un Trump's Book and a Mermaid Puzzle

The NBA legend delivered 'Art of the Deal' to North Korea's sports minister, along with a copy of 'Where's Waldo?' and some artisan soap sets.
Drew Schwartz
River Donaghey
6.15.17
Photography

6 Trippy Photo Montages Turn Cities into Spirals

An artist travels the world to document his urban visits as spiritual harmony.
Diana Shi
4.23.17
NORTH KOREA

Meet the North Korea Apologist Who Opened a Cafe to Spread the 'Truth' About North Korea

Alejandro Cao de Benos opened Pyongyang Cafe to spread the "truth" about North Korea.
Matthew Bremner
1.29.17
Best of 2016

The Most Inspiring, Remote, and Strangest Places We Traveled This Year

What a long, strange year it's been.
Munchies Staff
12.24.16
News

What Would Happen in the Minutes and Hours After North Korea Nuked the United States?

Not that they would, but it's good to game these things out.
Mike Pearl
12.20.16
NORTH KOREA

MUNCHIES in North Korea: Sinking Pints in Pyongyang’s Beer Bars

Beer halls have become established, popular spots in the North Korean capital, where locals can unwind after a hard day of work and repeatedly bowing to portraits of the Kim dynasty leaders.
Jamie Fullerton
11.3.16
NORTH KOREA

MUNCHIES in North Korea: A Visit to Pyongyang's Newest Pizza Joint

The third Italian restaurant to open in the North Korean capital, Italy Pizza offers pies topped with fruit, impressive karaoke sessions, and footage of fighter jets on its TV screens.
Jamie Fullerton
11.2.16
NORTH KOREA

MUNCHIES in North Korea: Tasting the Legendarily Terrible Koryo Burger

The Koryo Burger, the sole food item currently served on Air Koryo flights, has earned a global cult following for its alleged repulsiveness and the unknown origins of its meat.
Jamie Fullerton
11.1.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The State Department announced it will release all of Clinton's emails, Australia will close its offshore Manus Island detention center, Lady Gaga will star in Bradley Cooper's 'A Star Is Born' remake, and more.
VICE Staff
8.17.16
How Scared Should I Be?

How Scared Should I Be of North Korea?

Is Kim Jong-un a threat, or just a lunatic with a weird haircut?
Mike Pearl
7.22.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Five officers are dead following a sniper attack on a peaceful police protest in Dallas, the State Department has reopened the email probe on Hillary Clinton, and more.
VICE Staff
7.8.16
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