Tombs

tech-science

Scientists Find Evidence of Dank Weed at 2,500-Year-Old Funeral Site

Cannabis residue was found in braziers at an ancient high-altitude cemetery.
Becky Ferreira
6.12.19
tech-science

This Ancient Prince's Tomb Was Found Between a Pub and a Supermarket

Scientists unveil new insights about the 6th century 'Prince of Prittlewell.'
Becky Ferreira
5.9.19
Motherboard

Dozens of Cat Mummies Found in 4,500-Year-Old Egyptian Tombs

The King Userkaf pyramid complex at Saqqara is the final resting place for cats and scarab beetles—and it still contains unopened tombs.
Becky Ferreira
11.12.18
Cheese

This 3,200 Year Old Egyptian Cheese Is Cursed With a Deadly Pathogen

The cheese, made from both cow and sheep/goat milk, is contaminated with infectious bacteria.
Becky Ferreira
8.16.18
Premieres

Stream Tombs's Powerful New Album, 'The Grand Annihilation'

The NYC trio has returned with a muscular, destructive new full-length (out June 16 via Metal Blade Records).
Ben Handelman
6.15.17
Interviews

Today Is the Day's Steve Austin Looks Back on 'Temple of the Morning Star'

Stream an exclusive acoustic demo version of the title track from the new reissue, and read our interview with the noisy metal trailblazer
Mike Hill
3.9.17
Art

Visit the Macabre Exhibition Full of Fleshy Sculptures and a Coffin Playroom

“For too long death has been owned by funeral directors, hidden behind dusty net curtains and plastic flowers.”
Anna Marks
10.29.16
festivals 2016

Noisey Presents: Tombs, Dälek, Couch Slut and Yellow Eyes at Northside Festival on June 9

Get tickets for our June 9 celebration of dark, evil heavy music.
Kim Kelly
5.23.16
Design

These Physics-Defying "Metamaterials" Were Inspired by Islamic Art

Inspired by the geometries of Islamic stonework, researchers at McGill University created a stretchable material that is reversible.
DJ Pangburn
3.17.16
VICE INTL

The Cost of Dying in Greece

Due to the economy it's hard enough to live in Greece, but exorbitant burial costs, limited cemetery space, and endless bureaucracy make dying almost as difficult.
VICE Staff
10.29.15
News

The Legacy of Violence at the Manhattan Jail Known as the 'Tombs'

Though Rikers Island has gotten the recent media attention, New York City's other jails have also been beset by scandals.
John Surico
7.19.15
News

New York City Is Creating a Bail Fund to Help People Get Out of Jail

Tucked away into New York's new budget is a bail fund of $1.4 million, but will it help reduce the population at notoriously brutal city jails like Rikers Island?
John Surico
6.29.15
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