typhoon

Super Typhoon Yutu

Super Typhoon Yutu, the Strongest Storm of 2018, Is Making Landfall on Pacific Islands

With a Category 5 intensity, Super Typhoon Yutu has hit the Northern Mariana Islands. It's expected to devastate the remote region.
Sarah Emerson
10.24.18
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Hillary Clinton returns to the campaign trail, Florida police have arrested a suspect in the mosque fire case, Apple has already run out of its iPhone 7 Plus, and more.
VICE Staff
9.15.16
Los Angeles

How to Eat Climate Change

Considering all of the recent talk about global warming, it’s time to start considering what will happen when the freeways collapse and the Pacific Ocean starts to boil and the La Brea tarpits open up again. What will we eat in LA?
Richard Parks
9.29.14
Travel

Portland Bands Are Competing in a Basketball Tournament Using a Hoop Attached to a Tour Van

The van is parked in front of strip clubs, cul-de-sacs, and in alleyways—two bands face off until a champion emerges or the cops break it up. Or until the game dissolves into a drunken roman candle fight.
River Donaghey
7.17.14
earth

Drones Mapped the Philippines to Improve Typhoon Aid Efforts

Where communities only have outdated satellite images and hand-drawn plans, drones created impressively detailed maps.
Victoria Turk
5.9.14
Motherboard Blog

There Are Now 100 People Who Refuse to Eat Until Leaders Take On Climate Change

At the chaotic climate talks in Warsaw, a hunger strike has arisen to shame world leaders into action.
Stephen Leahy
11.21.13
Features

Cold Cave, Trenchgrinder, Head Automatica and the Long Hours After Typhoon Haiyan

How a destructive storm half a world away caused panic and fear amongst a pair of musician brothers
Fred Pessaro
11.21.13
News

What We Shouldn't Be Doing in the Wake of Typhoon Yolanda

As a foreign correspondent, I have paid witness to many natural disasters and have seen first responders expect situations to unfold according to a set pattern. In the Philippines, a familiar pattern is playing out in the headlines, and these...
Jonathan M Katz, Photos: George Calvelo
11.16.13
Motherboard Blog

If Drones Are the Future of Search and Rescue, Why Aren't They In the Philippines Right Now?

Drone proponents have plugged them as being useful for setting up on-the-fly wireless networks, delivering vaccines, and finding missing people. The Philippines could use all of that right now.
Jason Koebler
11.15.13