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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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The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election: We Asked a Cybersecurity Expert if Clinton’s Email System Could Have Jeopardized National Security

Posted July 6, 2016 by Mike Pearl

Hillary Clinton won’t face charges over her use of a private email system while serving as secretary of state, but she still took some risks.

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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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VICE Long Reads: How Jellyfish, Nanobots, and Naked Mole Rats Could Make Humans Immortal

Posted May 10, 2016 by Anonymous

We spoke to the world’s leading experts in the field of human life extension to get an update on how close we are to living forever.

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Does the Sun Have a Heart of Dark Matter?

Posted March 1, 2015 by Michael Byrne

Does the Sun Have a Heart of Dark Matter?

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NASA Says the Curiosity Rover Is Okay After Short Circuit

Posted March 8, 2015 by Becky Ferreira

NASA Says the Curiosity Rover Is Okay After Short Circuit

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How Hackers Can Crack People’s Uber Accounts to Sell on the Dark Web

Posted May 4, 2015 by Joseph Cox

How Hackers Can Crack People’s Uber Accounts to Sell on the Dark Web

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We Asked an Expert How the Price of a Pill Could Go from $13.50 to $750 Overnight

Posted September 22, 2015 by Mike Pearl

Former hedge funder Martin Shkreli made headlines for jacking up the price of a medication dramatically. How can we stop price-gouging from happening?

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Australia’s Leading Transhumanist Describes What Will Happen When We All Live Forever

Posted February 26, 2016 by Anonymous

According to Peter Xing, founder of Transhumanist Australia, “It’s very poetic to say there is a narrative arc with life and death. But it’s a social construct.”

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Alton Sterling’s Killing Shows How Important It Is to Film Cops

Posted July 7, 2016 by Harry Cheadle

Without diligent bystanders and their phones, we’d never know about the most heinous police shootings of the past few years.

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The Dark Age of Virtual Reality-Based Torture Is Approaching Fast

Posted February 1, 2015 by Anonymous

The Dark Age of Virtual Reality-Based Torture Is Approaching Fast

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What Did We Google The Most In 2014?

Posted December 29, 2014 by Sonya

Google is very much part of our daily lives. Both a noun and a verb, it’s a way to launch our research into everyday inquiries from how to make those perfect cookies to helping our kids with their homework. It’s […]

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Why Video Games Can’t Teach You Empathy

Posted May 15, 2015 by Anonymous

Why Video Games Can’t Teach You Empathy

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Everyone’s a Star at StreamCon, the Convention for YouTube Sensations

Posted November 5, 2015 by Anonymous

Catching up with young vloggers who are famous for reasons I still don’t understand.

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Is Pooping Out Bespoke Jewelry the Future of Luxury?

Posted April 6, 2016 by Mark Hay

Designer Nikolas Gregory created the Ripley, an art project that has everything a human theoretically needs to shit personalized jewelry out of their ass.

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Three Men Charged in the Largest Email Hack ‘In the History of the Internet’

Posted March 7, 2015 by Anonymous

Three Men Charged in the Largest Email Hack ‘In the History of the Internet’

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This Artist Turned Herself into a Corporation to Sell Her Data

Posted February 3, 2015 by DJ Pangburn

This Artist Turned Herself into a Corporation to Sell Her Data

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ISIS vs. 3D Printing

Posted May 25, 2015 by Anonymous

ISIS vs. 3D Printing

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Meet the People Who Respond to Emails to Santa Claus

Posted December 23, 2015 by Anonymous

What happens when a kid emails Santa? And what happens if that email asks sad, depressing questions about life?

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We Asked a Psychiatrist Why We’re So Obsessed with the Dog Filter

Posted May 13, 2016 by Anonymous

The best filter on Snapchat or a millennial’s worst enemy?

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When Will Humans Live on Mars?

Posted October 31, 2014 by Derek Mead

When Will Humans Live on Mars?

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Virtual Therapy: Why It’s So Comforting to Talk to Screens That Listen

Posted May 5, 2015 by Anonymous

Virtual Therapy: Why It’s So Comforting to Talk to Screens That Listen

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Why Are People Obsessed with the Legendarily Dark Internet Video ‘Dafu Love’?

Posted September 23, 2015 by Mike Pearl

Whether the video is an urban legend or the work of a uniquely depraved Australian man in jail in the Philippines, a certain segment of the web loves talking about it.

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How Immigrants Get Deported for Saying the Wrong Things on Social Media

Posted March 7, 2016 by Anonymous

Emad El-Sayed, the 24-year-old who’s facing deportation after he threatened to kill Donald Trump on Facebook, isn’t the first case of social media screwing with immigration status.

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The VICE Guide to Right Now: Microsoft Is Sorry for Trying to Get Its ‘Bae Interns’ Wasted

Posted July 7, 2016 by VICE Staff

The software giant had to apologize after sending out a beyond embarrassing email inviting its interns to “get lit” with “hella noms” and “lots of dranks.”

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