SECRET

Motherboard

Canada’s Update to Classified Documents System Could Raise Hacking Risks

But the current system is 'out of date and unsustainable.'
Jordan Pearson
12.2.16
Music

How to Send a Secret Message With Techno at a Rave

The catch: You have to be a really good DJ.
Jordan Pearson
8.17.16
Crime & Drugs

Canadian Cops Lose Fight to Keep Details of Their High-Tech Surveillance Powers Secret

VICE News and Motherboard first reported in April that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) had obtained BlackBerry's global encryption key, and had used it in a mob investigation.
Justin Ling
6.10.16
News

The RCMP Surveilled Thousands of Innocent Canadians for a Decade

Poor training, secret facilities, and dragnets.
Jordan Pearson
6.10.16
Booze

The Secret Scotch Whisky Society You Never Knew Existed

As with any good secret society, one of the main goals of the Keepers of the Quaich is to maintain its secrecy.
Jake Emen
6.5.16
Op-Eds

My Purple Circle Revolution: Living in a World Without Prince

"Even though the words 'Lansdowne and St. Clair' meant nothing to me, I was willing to bike up the steepest, slipperiest hills to see him."
Jonathan Valelly
4.27.16
Australia

Remembering the Night Prince Played for Three Hours in a Small Melbourne Jazz Club

As the world mourns the death of the musical genius, we look back at the time Prince performed a special late night and intimate gig.
Noisey Staff
4.24.16
argentina

Inside Argentina's Best Illegal Restaurant

Casa Felix is a <i>puerta cerrada</i> (closed-door) restaurant in Buenos Aires, located inside a residential neighborhood at a secret location.
Carla McKirdy
11.5.15
Pizza

Naples's Best Pizza Maker Is Loved and Hated for Good Reason

Gino Sorbillo is considered Naples's best Neopolitan pizza maker, but between run-ins with the local mafia, a restaurant fire, and an influx of tourism, his road to success hasn't been easy.
Alberto Mucci
9.28.15
The VICE Guide to Uni Life

Students at Melbourne Uni Don't Want Any Loose Talk on Their Porn Ban

"Just so y'all know, there's some girl from a magazine trying super hard to get some quotes from Ormondians about the internet filter."
Maddison Connaughton
9.18.15
rule britannia

The Disturbing Truth Behind the 'Spitman' Urban Legend

Spitman was a West London council estate myth until the mobile phone footage turned up.
VICE Staff
8.20.15
Stuff

Secrecy, Dark Rooms, and Patriotic Drag Queens: A Gay Night Out in Moscow

Despite Putin's anti-gay propaganda law still going strong, Moscow's LGBT club scene thrives in the shadows. We hit up a couple of gay bars and found that there's hope for gay Russians yet.
Jessica Kirk
3.26.15
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