Scientists Developed a Musical Video Game To Improve Memory
Researchers say the game affects the part of the brain responsible for paying attention and encoding information.
The Deadliest U.S. State to Have a Baby
The United States is the deadliest place to give birth in the developed world and the situation in rural Georgia is particularly dire.
Stay Fit Without Leaving Home with Bunny
Patent pending, abs imminent.
Worst-Rated Orthodontist on Yelp Whitened My Teeth
Taji gets his teeth whitened at a poorly reviewed orthodontist's office.
How Stage 4 Cancer Changed Me as a Tattoo Artist
Sue Jeiven is a tattoo artist in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. She's also living with Stage 4 breast cancer. We met her to talk about her work, her life, and her art serving as her legacy.
A Doctor Explains What Happens When Smuggling Cocaine Goes Wrong
We spoke to a doctor with experience in what happens when a cocaine pellet ruptures internally
We Tried to Get Fit at an Armored Sword Fighting Class
Turns out swinging battle axes around in full-body armor is pretty good exercise.
Inside Paraguay’s Plus Sized Beauty Pageant: Miss Gordita
In Paraguay, as many as one in two people are considered obese. But beauty has many forms, and in Asuncion, there’s a unique pageant catering to a particular kind of beauty.
Hunting Natural Highs in the Mountains of Japan
VICE’s Fernando Perez traveled to Japan to immerse himself in Shugendo, an ancient spiritual practice centered on finding peace through nature.
How Cannabis Oil Can Treat Anxiety in Dogs
VICE’s Trey Smith talks to a pet owner about their experiences with treating their dog’s anxiety with a CBD tincture.
I Resurfaced My Skin to Make it Look Smoother
Our resident Yes Man Grant Stoddard gets a Fraxel procedure in his pursuit of a youthful complexion.
988 Has a Transparency Problem
The crisis line has provided little clarity on when and why callers in distress could face unwanted police intervention.
How Does Chronic Prostate Pain Affect Your Sex Life in Your 30s?
A couple discusses figuring how to enjoy themselves again after “sex became this medicalized thing.”
I Have Face Blindness. This Is How It Affects My Sex Life.
“I’ve definitely been sexually attracted to a lot of guys who other people found ugly.”
Can You Actually Die From Drinking Too Much Water? We Asked Experts.
Legendary martial artist Bruce Lee likely died because his kidneys were unable to filter out excess water, according to a recent theory. We ask experts to put the hypothesis to test.
A Short List of ‘Fun Facts’ Dr. Karl Has Taught Me Against My Will
Until 2022, I had never heard of a “Dr. Karl”. Nor had I considered the concept of “poo particles”, or contemplated the existence of “cubical poo”.
Why You Should Donate to an Abortion Fund, Not Planned Parenthood
If you want to fight for abortion access, give to these local organizations helping people on the ground.
‘Deeply Worrying’: UK Anti-Abortion Groups Turn Focus to Students
Groups are hiring new staff and amping up efforts on social media to try and reach a new generation online.
It’s OK to Ask Detained Tourists About Abortions, US Border Agency Says
Madolline Gourley said she was asked whether she’d had an abortion after being detained at LAX in June. Customs and Border Protection officials have now told her asking travellers about "termination of pregnancy" is in line with their policies.
US Tourist Denied Emergency Abortion in Europe Takes Country to Court
“I feel strongly that I was a victim of a law that harms women,” Andrea Prudente told VICE World News, as she launched a legal challenge against Malta's total ban on abortion.
Women in the UK Are Being Denied Medical Treatment Because They’re Virgins
VICE World News has spoken to women who say healthcare professionals told them they couldn’t receive internal examinations because they weren’t sexually active, going against ultrasound guidelines in Britain.
Trans People Are Seeking Nonbinary Bottom Surgeries
Across the gender spectrum, some patients are looking for mixed sets of genitals, or none at all. Actually receiving this affirming care isn't easy.
What Happens When Doctors Don’t Learn How to Do Abortions?
“In those 2 a.m. moments in the middle of the night, will you know what you need to do to save someone's life?”