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This Artist's Designs Aim to Keep Future Humans Away from Nuclear Waste

On today's episode, we talk to Jon Lomberg, a longtime friend, and colleague of Carl Sagan, on protecting future humans from America's atomic past.
VICE Staff
4.27.18
The Dystopia and Utopia Issue

The Man Who Helped Design a 10,000-Year Nuclear Waste Site Marker

Astro-artist Jon Lomberg, a longtime friend and colleague of Carl Sagan, on protecting future humans from America’s atomic past.
Samuel Gilbert
4.26.18
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These Attempted Utopias Failed Miserably

On today's podcast, Oscar Rickett discusses some doomed experimental communities throughout history.
VICE Staff
4.23.18
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Basic Income Is Already Transforming Life and Work in a Postindustrial Canadian City

In Hamilton, Ontario, a basic income pilot is improving individual lives—but bureaucratic pitfalls and tepid goals can limit its potential.
Jordan Pearson
4.23.18
The Dystopia and Utopia Issue

How to Build Your Own Time Capsule

With a little data-driven forethought—potentially also some light biohacking—your ark might just transcend time.
Brian Anderson
4.19.18
The Dystopia and Utopia Issue

This Woman Is Exploring Deep Caves to Find Ancient Antibiotic Resistance

"Hazel’s like the Lara Croft of microbiology.”
Shayla Love
4.18.18
The Dystopia and Utopia Issue

What It's Like to Live in America Without Broadband Internet

In every single state, a portion of the population doesn’t have access to broadband, and some have no access to the internet at all.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.17.18
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Life Without Internet: A Look into America's Digital Divide

On today's episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast,' Kaleigh Rogers talks about traveling across the country and visiting America's most disconnected communities.
VICE Staff
4.16.18
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I Lived Exclusively Off Doomsday Prepper Food for a Week

Fearing natural disasters and nuclear war, Americans are investing in freeze-dried food. But how does it taste?
Emilie Friedlander
4.11.18
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Daily Gun Violence in New Orleans Has Spurred an Epidemic of PTSD

On today's episode, reporter Jimmie Briggs talks about the trauma that young men of color in communities plagued by violence are facing every day.
VICE Staff
4.11.18
The Dystopia and Utopia Issue

An Excerpt from Ling Ma's Upcoming Novel, 'Severance'

What's worse than breaking up? Ending things during an apocalyptic super storm.
Ling Ma
4.9.18
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Roger Ballen's Terrifying Photos Conjure Visions of the Apocalypse

The legendary photographer shares unseen work with us.
Roger Ballen
4.9.18