Theories

Temple of Time

Scientists Think These Ancient Carvings Depict an Apocalyptic Comet Impact

Deciphering the mysterious “Vulture Stone” at the 11,500-year-old ruins of Göbekli Tepe.
Becky Ferreira
5.3.17
The S

We Still Don't Know Where the 'S' Thing Came From

Eight months ago, I tried to unearth the origins of the "S." I failed, but people keep offering me theories.
Julian Morgans
3.6.17
Deep Ass Questions

The Reaction To Little Mix's X Factor Performance Proves Time Is Moving Backwards

What did you see? A great pop performance? Or four "prostitutes" in "stripper outfits" who were being "too provocative" for television?
Emma Garland
10.20.16
Space

Are the Aliens Trying to Extinguish an Entire Star?

Megastructures were just the beginning.
Michael Byrne
8.6.16
APOCALYPSE

Scientists Model the Epic Cloud of Smoke that May Have Killed the Dinosaurs

Atmospheric soot may explain why crocodilians endured the fallout while dinosaurs perished.
Becky Ferreira
7.14.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

We'll Probably Never Know What Happened to Notorious Plane Hijacker DB Cooper

The FBI announced Tuesday that it's going to close the investigation into the mysterious hijacker who escaped with $200,000 and was never seen or heard of again.
VICE Staff
7.12.16
News

Elon Musk Says There’s a ‘One in Billions’ Chance Reality Is Not a Simulation

​Elon Musk says he firmly believes reality is a simulation created by a superintelligence.
Jason Koebler
6.2.16
YouTube

Meet the Truthers Who Are Certain SpaceX Faked Its Rocket Landing

It's this generation's moon landing.
Jason Koebler
4.13.16
Features

The People Who Believe Electricity Rules the Universe

"Electric universe" theory is at odds with everything modern science has determined about the universe. Yet something about it sparks fervor in the hearts of believers.
Sarah Scoles
2.18.16
Space

The 'Soft Hair' on Stephen Hawking's Black Holes

A step toward solving the black hole information paradox.
Michael Byrne
1.10.16
history

100 Years After Einstein's Relativity, We're Still Just Figuring Gravity Out

The most apparent of forces is still far and away the most mysterious of them.
Michael Byrne
11.29.15
Woah, Dude!

Investigating the Conspiracy That Says Avril Lavigne Was Killed off and Replaced with an Actress

Is life really this complicated?
Ryan Bassil
10.1.15
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