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VICE News Tonight on HBO

This Dating Service Will Flirt for You, But It Will Cost You

For a hefty price, they’ll build your profile, and even flirt on your behalf. VICE News tested out the service.
Caroline Pahl
Evan McMorris-Santoro
8.3.19
food news

Tech Company Says Using Facial Recognition Technology in Bars Isn't Creepy at All

DataSparQ also hopes to roll out a feature called 'FaceTab,' which would recognize patrons and automatically add drinks to their existing tab.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.2.19
Tech news

This Man Is Suing a Cryonics Organization for His Father's Frozen Head and $1 Million

"They chopped his head off, burned his body, put it in a box and sent it to my house," Kurt Pilgeram alleges of Alcor Life Extension Foundation.
Mack Lamoureux
6.13.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The guy who created the world's first digital supermodel says actual people "will become heirlooms"

Shudu's creator defends his controversial vision
Arielle Duhaime-Ross
5.22.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Big Tech Doesn't Want You to Be Able To Fix Your Things

The VICE Guide to Right Now goes inside the right to repair movement.
VICE Staff
5.22.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Inside the Secretive Chinese Telecom That Trump Just Banned

Huawei tried to save its image over a weeklong press junket.
William Turton
Karen Ye
5.18.19
documentaries

Hunting Silicon Valley's Doomsday Bunkers in New Zealand

In this new documentary, VICE looks for the one percent's apocalypse bunkers.
Matthew Gault
5.10.19
Denver school shooting

Kendrick Castillo Died a Hero Taking Down the Denver School Shooter. Here's What We Know About Him.

Witnesses say the 18-year-old jumped right into action when the shooter pulled a gun in his classroom
Tim Marcin
5.9.19
this is fine

A Huge Pikachu Phone Case Was My Unexpected Solution to Professional Dread

Pikachu turned a depressing professional and social crutch into a joy—a small (and, okay, mostly useless) act of defiance.
Clio Chang
4.22.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Why Ukraine is so obsessed with lie detector tests

Polygraphs are regarded by many academics as pseudoscience, but in Ukraine there use is booming.
Andy Hayward
Hind Hassan
3.31.19
Technology

Authorities Need to Understand the Internet in Order to Police It

The Momo challenge is just one example of how much harm people who don't get technology can do.
Tom Whyman
3.26.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Peloton Is Getting Sued for $150 Million for Allegedly Ripping Off Musicians

With a $4 billion valuation, you'd think the company could afford the music it's profiting off.
Nicole Clark
3.20.19
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