weapons

In Moderation

Gun Sellers Are Advertising on Instagram and Directing Customers to Encrypted Chat Apps

A leaked Facebook document gives more detail on the type of firearm parts that the social network does not allow people to sell peer-to-peer.
Joseph Cox
4.10.19
drones inside drones

Weapon Manufacturers Are Making Robots That Deploy Other Robots

There's a burgeoning market for robots that deploy robots.
David Axe
10.18.18
Hacking

The Pentagon's Weapons Are 'Easily Hacked' With 'Basic Tools'

A new government report reveals that it took hackers just one hour to gain access to a weapon system, and the Pentagon didn't change the default password on "multiple" systems.
Matthew Gault
10.10.18
Photography

Powerful Photographs Challenging Gender Roles in an Indian Martial Arts School

Photographer Nadja Wohlleben's new series 'A Sword & A Sari' explores self-defense and female empowerment in the Republic of India
Nadja Wohlleben
6.28.18
DIY Cutlery

Watch This Guy Turn Rice Into a Kitchen Knife

A new video from the Kiwami Japan YouTube channel documents the process of turning rice—yes, the rice you eat—into a formidable kitchen utensil.
Wajeeh Maaz
5.30.18
Art

This Toy Assault Rifle for Toddlers Is a Twisted Take on Playtime

Start 'em young, folks!
Troy Farah
5.9.18
nukes

Vladimir Putin’s Nuclear-Powered Cruise Missile Is ‘Batshit Crazy’

"This will feed directly into the US nuclear and missile-defense lobby agenda and help them make their case for boosting US capabilities."
David Axe
3.2.18
Culture

These Badass Women Forge Beautiful BDSM Weapons

Rozliubit co-founders Sasha Pharoah and Sua Yoo craft custom blades and armor that are beloved by Chicago's hip-hop royalty.
Ryan Filchak
2.14.18
electromagnetic forces

China's Navy Is Flexing Its New Railgun

But it's possible US naval planners are preparing an even greater surprise for Beijing.
David Axe
2.2.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The States Fighting Back for Net Neutrality

We talk about the new rules New York, California, Washington, Massachusetts, and Nebraska are proposing on 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'
VICE Staff
1.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Reportedly Asked for More Nukes Because of a Powerpoint Graph

The president was apparently dismayed at the downward trend showing a drop in the stockpile since the late 1960s.
Drew Schwartz
10.11.17
open thread

What's Your Favorite Weapon in a Shooter?

When a game puts the right weapon in the right hands, the results are magical.
Rob Zacny
9.20.17
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