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New research reported a 50 per cent rise in the number of young people taking drugs since 2021
There’s No Such Thing As ‘Deserving’ Success. That Can Be a Good Thing.
To beat impostor syndrome is to acknowledge that most of us are, well, impostors.
Ramengvrl Was Working an Office Job. Now, She’s One of Asia’s Top Rappers.
In 2017, we said Ramengvrl “might be the next big thing in Indonesian rap.” Fast forward five years later, she’s now been featured on a giant billboard in New York’s Times Square, promoting her single “WHO DIS?” as part of Spotify’s EQUAL program, which highlights talented women in music, from …
Are Psychedelics the Future of Pain Relief?
For more than 15 years, Ainslie Course suffered from one of the most intense pains known to humans: cluster headaches. Sometimes nicknamed "suicide headaches", her main symptom was an excruciating pain that suddenly surrounded one eye in debilitating bouts of attacks. These cycles could last for months, and acute sufferers …
VICE Sports Q&A with Rui Costa: The Man Rebuilding Chapecoense After the Tragedy
VICE Sports: What is your connection with Chapecoense at this point? RUI COSTA: I began to work at Chapecoense as Director of Football in December. More than a new professional opportunity, I understood this moment almost as a gift. Everyone—whether it was football aficionados, regular fans—was shocked about the tragedy …
“ဒါကဘယ်လိုမှမတရားဘူး” အသံတိတ်ခြိမ်းခြောက်နေတဲ့ လွတ်မြောက်သူတို့သောက
စစ်အာဏာသိမ်းပြီးနောက်ပိုင်း ဒုက္ခပေါင်းများစွာ ကြုံလာရတဲ့အခါ အဝေးက ကြည့်နေသူတွေ အတွက်တောင် ကူကယ်ရာမဲ့သလို ခံစားရစေတယ်။ ဒယ်နီရယ်ဉာဏ်ဟာ နေ့လယ်စာဝယ်ပြီး အပြန်လမ်းမှာ ရင်ထဲမဆံတဲ့ ခံစားချက်တွေကြောင့် ကားရပ်ပြီး မျက်ရည်မဆယ်နိုင် ငိုကြွေးခဲ့တယ်။
Will I get arrested for posting about drugs on social media?
What pics and posts can land you in trouble with the cops?
‘How Is That Fair?’ The Silent Terror of Survivor’s Guilt.
Daniel Nyan had just picked up lunch and was driving home when a powerful wave of emotion forced him to pull over and start crying. “I have a car, I have a home and can buy myself food,” he recalled thinking. “So many of our people can’t. Daniel was born …
Meet the Trans Woman Behind Taiwan’s Successful Grassroots Coronavirus Initiatives
Amid the coronavirus outbreak that has reached all corners of the world, Taiwan has emerged as a prime example of how to handle a pandemic. Despite its close proximity to China — only about 1,000 km from the COVID-19 epicentre Wuhan — Taiwan currently only has five fatalities and 306 …
VICE: Het gaat er heftig aan toe in Renesse, maar niet zo erg als vroeger
Door corona weten Nederlandse jongeren het feestdorp van weleer weer te vinden. "Er zijn grote vechtpartijen geweest. Flessen die kapot werden geslagen op mensen hun hoofd."
The great Nando’s conspiracy theory
Nando’s Medium Peri Peri Sauce is actually HOTTER than Nando’s Hot Peri Peri Sauce - let me explain
Nightmarish stories from the nannies of super rich children
What’s it really like catering to the offspring of the wealthy? Are the parents just as bad as the kids?
The Guide to Getting Into the Vast and Diverse Sounds of Indonesian Indie Music
Indonesia is mind-blowingly diverse. After all, it’s home to more than 1,300 ethnic groups. This is reflected in various parts of the culture, from food to music. For the indecisive, choosing the soundtrack for a Saturday night out in Jakarta pre-pandemic was a nightmare, in the best way possible. The …
This Country Is Finally Teaching Students About Its Ugly Colonial History
Demands to tackle discrimination through education have grown globally over the last 12 months, energised by the murder of George Floyd and wave of racial equality campaigning that followed. In the UK, a petition calling for the compulsory teaching of Britain’s role in colonialism and the transatlantic slave trade got …
How I Felt After Binge-Drinking 'Hangover-Free' Alcohol
OPPIL is a cocktail bar situated at the north end of King Street, the main artery of Sydney’s Inner West. What makes the bar special is not what it claims to do, but what it claims not to do. OPPIL claims their cocktails won’t give you a hangover which sounds …
Inside One of Australia’s Biggest Legal Weed Farms
In the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales, outside a town named Armidale, is a secret installation for growing medicinal cannabis. This is the country’s first marijuana “flower” farm, which is industry-speak for bud. Here they grow a product that’s basically the same as what your dealer sells.
Meet the Man Who Brought DMT to the Masses
I meet Julian in a cafe in Bowral, about an hour and a half south-west of Sydney. He’s a tall guy, mid-40s, with a loud cackle that peels off at moments you don’t expect. That aside, he seems like a regular and unassuming man. You wouldn’t know that Julian Palmer …
What is Wood-Lovers Paralysis?
People are coming down with a condition known as 'wood-lovers paralysis' after eating certain species of shrooms—and scientists don't know why.
We Asked Experts How Risky It Is to Self-Medicate With Mushrooms
Studies showing the mental health benefits of psychedelics are inspiring people to take matters into their own hands. But doctors warn it's not as simple as it sounds.
Why Chaplains Are in High Demand in an Increasingly Secular America
In secular institutions around the country, chaplains have maintained a constant presence, and in some cases even expanded their ministry, focusing on the intersection of spiritual and mental health.
Those 'DM to collab' Instagram messages are probably a scam
Has a mysterious account asked you to be their brand ambassador? Here's their actual game
A deep dive investigation into why we're obsessed with gross food on Instagram
Bone apple teeth! These cursed images make us gag, so why can’t we look away?
What It’s Like Studying In a Murder House
The crime scene house is located so far on the edge of campus it requires a special bus to reach it. The interior decorating gives off the distinct impression that time froze sometime in 1995. Old, quaint, surrounded by rolling fields and stands of trees, the building may not appear …
Growing Up as a ‘Gifted Child’ and the Rude Awakening of Adulthood
Being gifted isn’t an accurate depiction of who I truly am. It simply serves as a reminder of what I’m capable of when I work hard and happen to love what I do.
Women Smash Gender Taboos to Fight Myanmar Junta
A woman hangs a collection of longyi, a traditional clothing widely worn in Myanmar, across a road during a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon on March 8, 2021. STR / AFP As pro-democracy protests sweep the nation, women have been on the front lines, where they have developed …
What It Was Really Like To Go on ‘Dick and Dom in Da Bungalow’ as a Kid
Former contestants of ‘Jungle Run’, ‘Raven’ and Dick and Dom’s anarchic CBBC show share their memories.
Serena Williams' Outfits Are Not the Issue for Tennis—It's Her Blackness
With 23 Grand Slam titles under her belt and arguably the most recognizable name in tennis, you would think that Serena Williams would be commensurately respected within the sport. But there are moments—often not-so-subtle ones—where you are reminded that one of the greatest athletes of all time, for all her …
Black Women Can't Get Angry
We see expressions of anger all the time. We hear about our president tweeting his ire far and wide on a daily basis and watch as white men in middle America burn their Nikes in protest of Colin Kaepernick's recent ad campaign with the brand. It's very normal to want …