Nov 12, 2013

VICE, being VICE, decided to send Brian Merchant to Oakland to meet Rob Rhinehart, the inventor of food substitute Soylent, and start a thirty-day diet of nothing but Soylent. Here’s his story…


Recently, Kofi Annan, former  secretary general of the United Nations, has said that the “repressive approaches to containing drugs have failed.” And this could not be more true as Brian Anderson writes…


Your daily dose of nightmares via Sky News:

A man who was found buried alive in a Brazilian cemetery has been freed after a passer-by reportedly saw the earth moving and heard calls for help. Brazil’s Record TV said the discovery was made by a woman visiting a relative’s grave in the Ferraz de Vasconcelos area of Sao Paulo.

Video footage shows emergency services scraping dirt from the man’s body, who was was still buried up to the chest, before hauling him out of the grave.

Record TV said he has suffered from psychiatric problems, according to his nephew. How the man ended up buried is unclear, but one theory is that he may have been attacked and dumped in the grave.


The television show In Search Of is a strange little chestnut from my childhood. I knew the show’s host, Leonard Nimoy from his turn as “Spock” in Star Trek repeats, and In…




Benjamin Wallace asks if Michael Hastings, the young war correspondent whose car exploded in Los Angeles one night, “couldn’t possibly have died accidentally, could he?” at New York Magazine: At the end…