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Bar Promised Free Shots for US World Cup Goals, Didn't Know They'd Score 13

Team USA broke the record for the most goals ever scored in a World Cup match.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.12.19
seasteading

Seasteading Bitcoin Fans Say They're 'On the Run' From Thai Government

The 'first seasteaders' wanted a new life free from national laws, now they say they're on the run after reports of criminal charges related to their waterborne structure.
Jordan Pearson
4.15.19
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Making Peace with the Heroin Addict I Used to Be

Getting off heroin is one thing, facing the consequences and damage of the years you spent on drugs is another.
Hannah Brooks
3.28.19
MARIJUANA

The Battle for Legal Medical Marijuana Hits Malaysia

A landmark decision legalizing medical weed in Thailand has some other countries questioning whether they should follow suit.
VICE Staff
2.18.19
running

Marathoner Runs 19 Miles with Lost Puppy, Adopts Him After Race

Khemjira Klongsanun was running a marathon in Thailand when she came across a lost puppy in the road. She couldn't help herself, and so she brought it along.
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.31.19
Fast Food

We Tried the Spicy, Pork-Filled Menu of Bangkok's First Taco Bell

Don't worry: The cutesy text on the Fire sauce packets is still there, just in Thai.
Laurel Tuohy
1.25.19
rice

Sticky Rice Has Taken an Unexpected Turn Into Diplomacy

Government officials in Thailand and Cambodia are spreading political messages through huge feasts of sticky rice.
Bettina Makalintal
1.23.19
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Life After Heroin Is Beautiful and Boring

One of the hardest lessons around being sober is learning to appreciate the ordinary, the mundane, and the normal.
Hannah Brooks
11.15.18
gEM LIFE

These Dazzling Gemstones Are Home to Microbes

It's the first time traces of life have been found inside these precious jewels.
Becky Ferreira
8.8.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

My Heroin Rehab Diary

"I am tired of the putrid stench of sweat and the overwhelming compulsion to use, use, use because if I don’t, I will die."
Hannah Brooks
8.3.18
Drugs

The Former Home of Heroin Has Become a Luxury Rehab Hub

Chiang Mai used to be at the center of the Golden Triangle; now, it's full of facilities offering $10,000 rehab packages.
Robyn Wilson
7.18.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Hollywood Is Thirsty to Make a Film About the Thai Cave Rescue

A producer from the faith-based film company Pure Flix was reportedly onsite at the cave before all 12 boys and their coach were rescued.
Adam Forrest
7.11.18
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