Volume 20 Issue 8
In a rancid, sweltering prison yard ringed by a high wall topped with barbed wire sat three cages. They stood about 12 feet wide and 15 feet tall—each crammed with more than 30 human bodies.
Wave of Immolation
It's not every day that you meet someone who has set himself on fire. One reason for this is because it's pretty much the most awful and insane thing imaginable. On a recent trip to Bulgaria, I met not one but two people who had survived suicide...
The Ghost Rapes of Bolivia
For a while, the residents of Manitoba Colony thought demons were raping the town's women. There was no other way of explaining how a woman could wake up with blood and semen stains smeared across her sheets and no memory of the previous night.
This month around VICE junction, the heavy and weird stuff ruled, and the normal crap and rap music drooled. There are exceptions, of course; A$AP Ferg’s 'Trap Lord' is great; meanwhile, the faster we eradicate Norma Jean from the face of the Earth...
How Do You Kill Giant Cats? Get Some Giant Dogs
The animals in Australia’s Northern Territory tend to be bigger than wildlife elsewhere, so when reports emerged that thousands of feral cats, weighing up to 45 pounds, were roaming around and tearing apart anything smaller than them, it wasn’t exactly...
The Nine-Year-Old Romanian Strongman and His Pissed-off Dad
Giuliano Stroe is probably the strongest nine-year-old on the planet. The Romanian boy started lifting weights when he was two and has set world records for doing push-ups without letting his feet touch the ground, along the way acquiring about 15,00...