How To Make Maneschewitz-Brined Roast Turkey For Thanksgivukkah

By Christine Byrne Yes, that means PURPLE TURKEY. But only until it’s cooked; in the end it looks normal and tastes amazing. ( See BuzzFeed’s full Thanksgivukkah feature here .) You will need: Water, kosher salt, caraway seeds, fennel seeds, mustard seeds, garlic, rosemary, thyme, lemons, oranges, Manischewitz Concord Grape wine, and a turkey. (Full […]

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Kansas Creationists are Claiming That Science is a Religion

By Jules Suzdaltsev Kansas State Board of Education discussing science standards You’ve really got to hand it to creationists. Say what you will about their unyielding ignorance, blind devotion, and shitty museums, but like an eager virgin on prom night, they never ever seem to give up. It’s almost embarrassing to atheists, including the aspies […]

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Bunkhouses in Nikola-Lenivets, Russia

Bunkhouses in Nikola-Lenivets, Russia. Contributed by Alex Bunten. …read more Via: Bunkhouses in Nikola-Lenivets, Russia. Contributed by Alex…

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Has Krokodil, the Flesh-Eating Russian Street Drug, Made Its Way to the UK?

By Simon Childs People in Siberia shooting up krokodil, taken from the VICE film Krokodil Tears. Photo by Stuart Griffiths. You remember when we first alerted you to the joys of krokodil, right? In case you’d forgotten, it’s a drug from Russia that is just like heroin, except that it eats your flesh alive (NSFW […]

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How To Celebrate Thanksgivukkah, The Best Holiday Of All Time

By Christine Byrne This holiday won’t happen again for 70,000 years. ( Really .) So celebrate to the max: Manischewitz-Brined Turkey, Pecan Pie Rugelach, a cornucopia of gelt, and lots more. Photo by John Gara Have you heard about Thanksgivukkah? facebook.com On November 28, 2013, for the first and only time in any of our […]

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Death, Peace, Power, or Jihad: What Is the Future of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood?

By Adam Ramsay Anti-Muslim Brotherhood graffiti, directed at ousted-president Mohamed Morsi After last Monday’s verdict from the Cairo Court for Urgent Matters, the Egyptian branch of the Muslim Brotherhood is set to face a future that mirrors the majority of its past: Once again becoming an illegal organization. After some deliberation, the presiding judge proclaimed, […]

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Meet the Sikh Man Who Wants to Arm His Turbaned Brothers

By Basim Usmani Gursant Singh was a former riflery champion Sikhs are a misunderstood religious group in the US. Sikh men—who traditionally sport beards and turbans—are sometimes mistaken for fundamentalist Muslim hellbent on America’s distruction. Which, they are not. In the month after 9/11, over 300 hate crimes were committed against Sikhs according to the […]

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Bathtub outside Tasmanian cabin

By tompowellstudio Bathtub outside Tasmanian cabin. Via: Bathtub outside Tasmanian cabin. Contributed by Tom Powell.

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Testing Seattle's Porn-Friendly Public Libraries

By Sarah Galvin Like many people on this deadly, dying sphere, pornography is often the only thing that keeps me going—I’m probably watching it as you read this. I’m also a frequent library patron, but before this week, these two interests rarely overlapped (except for that time I thumbed through The Story of the Eye […]

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Inside Somaliland’s Pirate Rehab

By Mark Hay The Zeila, Somaliland customs station. Beside the customs station at the tiny port in the hell-hot and dusty town of Zeila, Somaliland, two men load a large truck with crates upon crates of Tabasco sauce. Soon the Tabasco truck will trundle along the shin-deep ruts made by previous caravans of semis on […]

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Reptile Commanders from Planet Debby

By Gary Indiana *Disclaimer: This article features disturbing images.* Image by the author/homage to Barbara Kruger. A strong possibility is emerging from findings of weapons inspectors, and from Robert Fisk’s dispatches in the Independent and other investigative journalists, that the likeliest perpetrators of recent chemical attacks in Syria were not Syrian army soldiers acting on […]

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The US Government Shut Down Because Everything Is Stupid

By Harry Cheadle One of the stupidest places in the world. Image via Flickr user David At midnight last night, the federal government shut down because Congress couldn’t get its shit together. Explaining that to people from other countries, or Americans who don’t pay attention to the daily grinding and wailing from Washington, DC, is […]

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Home in South Pomfret, Vermont

By ccklein Home in South Pomfret, Vermont. Photograph by Tara Wray Via: Home in South Pomfret, Vermont. Photograph by Tara Wray.

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Unpublished Penthouse Pets

By Bob Guccione’s Archives The super special September issue of VICE was exclusively culled from the archives of Bob Guccione Sr.—the legendary magazine publisher who built a media empire that started with Penthouse. This portion of the issue features some photographs of the best unpublished Penthouse pets. ISOBEL GARCIA, September 1972 LYNN PARTINGTON, December 1971 […]

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The Disabled Englishman Who's Opened His Home to Teenage Drug Dealers

By Owen Harvey Recent cuts in government funding have made it increasingly hard for Britain’s disabled population to get by, with many of those with psychiatric or physical problems often struggling to escape the confines of their own homes. Often they have to rely on their friends and familes, who unfortunately might not be available […]

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