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The VICE Guide to Right Now: You Can Spend Valentine’s Day in This Chatroom with Other ‘Lonely Cyber-Souls’

Posted February 14, 2016 by Anonymous

Because, honestly, Valentine’s Day sucks when you’re single and you should talk to someone about it—even if virtually.

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Things We’re Absolutely Positively Sure Will Happen in 2015*

Posted January 1, 2015 by Motherboard Staff

Things We’re Absolutely Positively Sure Will Happen in 2015*

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Japanese Teenagers Are Posting ‘Kiss Video’ Selfies Online

Posted May 14, 2015 by Anonymous

Japanese Teenagers Are Posting ‘Kiss Video’ Selfies Online

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Everyone Loves NASA But No One Wants to Give It Money

Posted October 15, 2015 by Anonymous

The success of The Martian has increased public interest in NASA’s mission to Mars, but so far it hasn’t increased the amount of money Congress is giving NASA.

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The VICE Guide to Right Now: A Guy in France Got Three Months in Prison for Texting His Ex the Gun Emoji

Posted March 31, 2016 by VICE Staff

The judge determined the gun emoji was essentially a death threat and sentenced the guy to six months, three of them suspended.

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We Spoke with the Twitter User Who Publicly Released Thousands of Islamic State Accounts

Posted March 16, 2015 by Anonymous

We Spoke with the Twitter User Who Publicly Released Thousands of Islamic State Accounts

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The Chinese Hackers Who Are Actually Not Trying to Hack You

Posted April 20, 2015 by Anonymous

The Chinese Hackers Who Are Actually Not Trying to Hack You

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Everything Sounds the Same When You’re Depressed

Posted May 22, 2015 by Anonymous

Everything Sounds the Same When You’re Depressed

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Plutonium in the Hills: How Do You Keep Nuclear Secrets Buried Forever?

Posted November 2, 2015 by Alex Pasternack

Decades after the fall of Soviet Union, scientists are working to determine the lasting environmental effects of Soviet nuclear testing in Kazakhstan.

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How to Stamp Out Trolls and Make the Internet a Safer Place

Posted May 6, 2016 by Anonymous

To some unfortunate users, the internet is a minefield of harassment and hatred. But there are steps we can take to make it a lot friendlier.

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More Than 30 Cities Want to Challenge Big Telecom by Building Their Own Gigabit Networks

Posted October 21, 2014 by Jason Koebler

More Than 30 Cities Want to Challenge Big Telecom by Building Their Own Gigabit Networks

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When the DEA Went to Burning Man, Shit Got [Redacted]

Posted April 27, 2015 by Ben Richmond

When the DEA Went to Burning Man, Shit Got [Redacted]

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Why Satanists Love Bitcoin

Posted May 1, 2015 by Anonymous

Why Satanists Love Bitcoin

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A New Service Will Remove Tattoos from Your Body After You Die

Posted September 15, 2015 by Harry Cheadle

Charles Hamm, founder of the National Association for the Preservation of Skin Art, believes that displaying your relatives’ tattoos on your walls is no weirder than putting an urn of cremains on your mantle.

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How Digital Storage Is Changing the Way We Preserve History

Posted February 19, 2016 by Anonymous

Ancient hieroglyphics and scrolls have survived centuries, but digital storage is fragile.

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Is Cancer ‘Random’?

Posted January 4, 2015 by Michael Byrne

Is Cancer ‘Random’?

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US Companies Are Throwing a Fit Because They’re Losing Control Over the Internet

Posted May 14, 2015 by Anonymous

US Companies Are Throwing a Fit Because They’re Losing Control Over the Internet

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The VICE Guide to Right Now: New Emojis Coming to iOS 9.1 Will Finally Allow People to Tell Squirrels to Go Fuck Themselves

Posted October 22, 2015 by Anonymous

The slow transition from text-based language to pictograms took another step, hooray!

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Silicon Valley Is Wetting Itself Over a $700 Juicer

Posted March 31, 2016 by Harry Cheadle

Venture capital firms have pumped more than $100 million into Juicero, a company that promises to “disrupt” the juice industry with a very, very expensive appliance.

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Wikipedia Is Suing the NSA to Preserve Its Users’ Anonymity

Posted March 10, 2015 by Jason Koebler

Wikipedia Is Suing the NSA to Preserve Its Users’ Anonymity

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Sexism in Space

Posted April 3, 2015 by Anonymous

Sexism in Space

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This Piece of Meat Just Swiped Right

Posted May 22, 2015 by Anonymous

This Piece of Meat Just Swiped Right

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An Expert Explains How Social Media Can Lead to the ‘Self-Radicalization’ of Terrorists

Posted December 7, 2015 by Anonymous

The internet has allowed like-minded people to find each other, and sometimes this has terrible, far-reaching consequences.

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How Virtual Reality Porn Helped Me Come to Terms with Monogamy

Posted May 7, 2016 by Anonymous

When the scene ended, I actually felt relieved. It felt like I’d cheated on my girlfriend in real life.

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Why Did ‘The Dress’ Go Viral?

Posted February 27, 2015 by Anonymous

Why Did ‘The Dress’ Go Viral?

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LSD Researchers Are Crowdfunding the First Images of the Brain on Acid

Posted March 5, 2015 by Anonymous

LSD Researchers Are Crowdfunding the First Images of the Brain on Acid

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How Real Is Reality? It’s Rather Hard to Tell

Posted May 4, 2015 by Derek Mead

How Real Is Reality? It’s Rather Hard to Tell

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Netiquette 101: Don’t Feed the Trolls

Posted September 16, 2015 by Drew Millard

A guide to not getting mad online.

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What It’s Like to Be a Popular ‘Weird Twitter’ Personality

Posted February 24, 2016 by Anonymous

Is it strange going from tweeting jokes to 30 followers to suddenly having a captive audience of thousands?

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Why We Should Build Cloud Cities on Venus

Posted February 2, 2015 by Anonymous

Why We Should Build Cloud Cities on Venus

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How Major Video Games Subverted Cultural Taboos Without Anyone Noticing

Posted December 30, 2014 by Anonymous

How Major Video Games Subverted Cultural Taboos Without Anyone Noticing

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Why Science Fiction Should Shape Finance, According to a Nobel-Winning Economist

Posted May 15, 2015 by Anonymous

Why Science Fiction Should Shape Finance, According to a Nobel-Winning Economist

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The VICE Guide to Right Now: Amazon Just Opened Its First IRL Bookstore

Posted November 3, 2015 by Anonymous

After helping drive brick-and-mortar bookshops out of business, the tech giant launched its first physical store in Seattle.

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The VICE Guide to Right Now: Google’s Latest April Fools Joke Was a Complete Disaster

Posted April 1, 2016 by Anonymous

Google introduced a “Mic Drop” button in Gmail that let users block all replies to an email. It did not go well.

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​3-D Printing in Space Is Really Hard

Posted April 27, 2015 by Anonymous

​3-D Printing in Space Is Really Hard

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Snapchat Reveals How Many of Your Snaps It’s Sharing with the Government

Posted April 2, 2015 by Anonymous

Snapchat Reveals How Many of Your Snaps It’s Sharing with the Government

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Faking Taste with Electrical Shocks to the Tongue Is Our Dystopian Food Future

Posted May 22, 2015 by Anonymous

Faking Taste with Electrical Shocks to the Tongue Is Our Dystopian Food Future

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Meet the Artist Behind the Animorphs Covers That Destroyed Your Mind as a Kid

Posted December 8, 2015 by Anonymous

David Mattingly perfected the art of turning kids into animals in the most subtly insane ways possible.

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