Sweden

tech-science

Leaving Earth Comes with Serious Psychological Risks

The film ‘Aniara’ asks what humans are without our home world.
Becky Ferreira
4 days ago
Restaurants

The World's Most Isolated Michelin-Starred Restaurant Is Closing

Fäviken, Magnus Nilsson's acclaimed Swedish restaurant surrounded by 20,000 acres of farmland, will soon be no more.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.8.19
Film

'Lords of Chaos' Is a Loving, Concerned, and Troubled Look at Black Metal

VICE spoke with director Jonas Åkerlund about his new take on an old story.
Grayson Haver Currin
2.18.19
Projects

Don't Buy Crackers When You Can Make Swedish Crispbreads

This recipe for Swedish knäckebröd comes from Emma Bengtsson, the two Michelin–starred chef of Aquavit.
Munchies Staff
2.12.19
Recipe

Swedish Rye Flatbread Recipe (Knäckebröd)

A simple homemade cracker that is thin and crispy and just delightful when you top it with a hard boiled egg for breakfast.
emma bengtsson
2.4.19
Sweden

A Brief Guide to the 12,000+ Swedish Songs About Doing Shots

For the past 15 years, one woman has organized both national and world championships to find the single best drinking song.
Shoshi Parks
12.21.18
Music

Music Festival That Banned Cisgender Men Found Guilty of Discrimination

Statement Festival—a music event for cis women, nonbinary and transgender people—was found in violation Sweden's laws on gender-based discrimination.
Zing Tsjeng
12.19.18
Booze

This Swedish Cocktail Was Designed to Challenge Gender Assumptions

“Even before we start drinking, we're taught that men drink certain things and women drink certain things. It has nothing to do with how we actually perceive flavor.”
Ilkka Sirén
12.12.18
Sweden

Sweden's Disgusting Food Museum Is Bringing Bull Penis and Baby Mouse Wine to Los Angeles

The Disgusting Food Museum is probably the only place where Pop-Tarts are displayed next to fermented birds in a seal carcass.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.10.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

Meet the Teenage Girl Who Led Thousands in Protest Against Sweden’s Deportation of Afghan Refugees

The deportations haven’t stopped, but 18-year-old Fatemeh Khavari made Sweden pay attention to their struggle.
Fatemeh Khavari
11.1.18
Interviews

The Enduring Cult of Robyn

The Swedish pop icon is back with 'Honey,' her first album in eight years. We hung out with her to speak about it.
Daisy Jones
10.18.18
Sci-Fi

Exploring the Uncanny, Sci-Fi Dystopias of Simon Stålenhag

To celebrate the release of his third book, 'The Electric State,' we spoke with the Swedish painter about the fear of technology, the rise of fascism, the power of art, and (of course) robots.
Jack de Quidt
10.10.18
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