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The VICE Guide to Right Now: A Samsung Note 7 Phone Actually Exploded on an Airplane

Posted October 5, 2016 by VICE Staff

The Southwest flight hadn’t taken off yet, thankfully.

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The Burgeoning Industry of ‘Breakup Counselors’ Who Promise to Help You Get Your Ex Back

Posted October 5, 2016 by Luke Winkie

Entrepreneurs like Byro Zoltan say they can help you repair a broken relationship. But it will cost you.

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The VICE Guide to Right Now: Unsurprisingly, Gender Neutral Textbooks Make for Better Students

Posted October 5, 2016 by Caisa Ederyd

Two Swedish researchers found that you are more likely to apply for a course and get good grades if the books you read are less about boring stereotypes and more about situations you can personally identify with.

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The VICE Guide to Right Now: Yahoo Reportedly Spied on Millions of Users’ Emails for the Government

Posted October 4, 2016 by VICE Staff

Last year, the company allegedly complied with a government directive asking it to search through every incoming user email for specific information.

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Why Grover Norquist Won’t Stop Fighting for Your Right to Vape

Posted October 4, 2016 by Anonymous

“Vapers spend more time vaping than people in monasteries spend praying. It’s hours in the day. You’re telling all your friends, and some jerk politician is going to come screw with you?”

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Foot Fetishists Are Freaking Out Over Hillary Clinton’s Feet

Posted September 15, 2016 by Anonymous

If you really want to understand American politics, check out the fetish website wikiFeet.

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Meet the Woman Who Logged Every Detail of Every Date She Went on for Two Years

Posted September 9, 2016 by Julian Morgans

I assumed Carin Fishel would have discovered the secret to dating, so I called her for advice.

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The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election: An Expert Explains What Might Happen if Russians Were Caught Interfering with the US Election

Posted September 8, 2016 by Mike Pearl

What would happen if the US government believed that Russian intelligence had manipulated the election?

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The VICE Guide to Right Now: Sex Robots May Be So Good in Bed They’ll Ruin Civilization as We Know It

Posted September 8, 2016 by VICE Staff

“People may become obsessed by their ever faithful, ever pleasing sex robot lovers,” an expert warned.

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The VICE Guide to Right Now: The iPhone 7 Doesn’t Have a Headphone Jack

Posted September 7, 2016 by VICE Staff

The headphone jack is dead, long live the choking hazard–size “AirPods.”

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How the Dark Web Revolutionized Drug Dealing

Posted August 30, 2016 by VICE Staff

On an all new episode of Black Market: Dispatches, we investigate the ways in which the dark web has changed drug dealing.

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Want to Make More Money? Get Better at Memorizing Basic Facts

Posted August 13, 2016 by Anonymous

According to a new book, there’s a correlation between how knowledgeable you are and your income and happiness.

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I Built an Affordable Sex Robot

Posted August 12, 2016 by Anonymous

Get ready to meet The Oobot.

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How ‘Stranger Things’ Built Its Terrifying Monster

Posted August 10, 2016 by Mike Pearl

We talked to the man who played the creature at the center of the Netflix hit.

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Conspiracy of the Day: Your Memories of Pop Culture Are Fake and Created by Satanic Scientists

Posted August 9, 2016 by Anonymous

Changes to movie quotes, book titles, brand logos, and song lyrics are an entry point for believers of the Mandela Effect.

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How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Kids’ Brains

Posted August 6, 2016 by Anonymous

“I’ve worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it’s easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict,” says Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of ‘Glow Kids.’

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I Played ‘Pokémon Go’ Without a Phone

Posted July 14, 2016 by Anonymous

I can’t download the app, but that didn’t stop me having a Poke adventure of my own.

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How to Film Cops

Posted July 11, 2016 by Mike Pearl

Your smartphone can be a powerful tool to keep police accountable, but you need to be prepared and know your rights.

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A Eulogy for the BlackBerry Classic, the People’s Smartphone

Posted July 7, 2016 by Anonymous

From roadmen to businessmen, the BlackBerry served one and all!

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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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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 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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A New Email App Lets You Mess with Loved Ones from Beyond the Grave

Posted July 6, 2016 by Anonymous

“HI MOM! It’s me, your dead son.”

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Health: I Tried the Latest in Condom Technology and It Went Shockingly Well

Posted July 6, 2016 by Anonymous

For the first time in five decades, there’s been actual progress in the design of a condom that doesn’t suck.

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I Tried to Cut Down on My Drinking by Shocking Myself with an Electric Bracelet

Posted June 30, 2016 by Anonymous

In the end, I started taking sips of booze just for the pleasure of the shocks.

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Is Black Snapchat Replacing Black Twitter?

Posted June 23, 2016 by Anonymous

While Twitter has become a space where black intellectuals have to constantly face off against racists and bigots, Snapchat creates a fun and intimate community among users that’s devoid of vitriol.

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Tinder Horror Stories to Remind You There Are Worse Things Than Being Alone

Posted June 23, 2016 by Anonymous

“I realized I had catfished myself.”

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