Santa Cruz


Scientists Are 99% Sure They Just Detected a Black Hole Eating a Neutron Star

“If it turns out to be right, then we’ve confirmed a new type of star system. It’s that fundamental.”


ymtk is East Oakland's Endearing Heartbreaker

The Bay Area singer’s new single “Let Up” is the nicest way anyone could ever ask for space.


Skateboarding Icon Jason Jessee Is Under Fire for Use of Swastikas and Racist Remarks

After old interviews featuring racial slurs and hate symbols surfaced online, the skateboard community began to wonder why he's still being celebrated as a legend.


Why This Mom Retraced Her Missing Son’s Steps Through Peru

Jesse Galganov was last seen on an epic backpacking trip through the mountains in October 2017. More than a million dollars has been spent searching for him since.


Artist Creates Absolutely Epic Geometric Drawings on Beaches Around the World

Jim Denevan wanders from beach to beach carving ephemeral illustrations that can only be appreciated from above.


In the 80s, Outlaw Artists Were Hacking Billboards Before Photoshop

Whether you call them pranksters, activists, or vigilantes, Truth in Advertising took a creative stand against corporate influence—and won.


The VICE Morning Bulletin

Snap polls suggest Hillary Clinton won the first debate, Colombia's government and the FARC rebel group sign a peace deal, water plumes may have been spotted above Jupiter's moon, and more.


Why Chefs Should Grow Their Own Food

The reason I grow is because I am searching for the highest quality things for my restaurant, Sons & Daughters. I guess you can call it a chef approach to farming.


'Status Update' Captures the Evolution of the Bay Area

Gathered by curators Pete Brook and Rian Dundon in partnership with Catchlight, the work of 14 photographers documents the many facets of the region.


I Survived Motörhead's Motörboat Cruise

Metal, karaoke, and belly flops under the blazing Caribbean sun.


This Japanese Fisherman Discovered Bolivia’s Only Giant Freshwater Clams

Twenty years ago, Gustavo Mizushima, whose family moved from Japan to Bolivia in the aftermath of World War II, discovered giant clams on his fish farm. No one knows how they got there, but the mollusks are now in demand from specialist Santa Cruz...