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Huge sinkhole quadruples in size in Russia

This video shows a huge sinkhole in Russia which has quadrupled in size since it first appeared last November<p>A <b>sinkhole</b> that appeared nine months ago in the <b>Russian</b> city of Solikamsk has significantly grown in size since its appearance, local media reported.<p>The sinkhole was caused by an accident that …

Russia

Ancient tunnels discovered underneath Mexican city of Puebla

Watch the footage showing the ancient tunnels of Puebla which were considered an urban legend<p>Workers have uncovered tunnels thought to be as much as 500 years old underneath the Mexican colonial city of Puebla.<p>The head of the city's historic downtown district, Sergio Vergara, said two structures …

Mysterious 'fireball' caught on camera blazing over Bangkok

Dashcam footage captures the moment a bright white light blazes across the sky in northern Thailand<p>A mysterious fireball seen plummeting towards Earth over northern Bangkok and central Thailand lit up social media with dramatic video footage and feverish speculation.<p>A bright white light was seen …

Astronomy

Watch VICE’s Festival of Dangerous Ideas Panel Discuss Incarceration in Australia

What are prisons for, and how did they become a growth industry?<p>This month, VICE Australia dedicated the whole magazine to investigating the state of incarceration in Australia. We launched this issue over the weekend with a panel at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas, posing the questions what are …

Photographs of the Underwater Telecommunication Cables Tapped by the NSA

Trevor Paglen took a literal deep dive into government surveillance for his latest project.<p><i>This article appears in the September Issue of VICE</i><p>When I met the artist Trevor Paglen to talk about the surveillance state, I found him crouched in the back of a metal bar called Rasputin. He was in Istanbul …

Islamic State publishes 'ransom posters' for Norwegian and Chinese hostages

Terror group demands ransom for the release of two hostages in Dabiq, an online English-language magazine released by Isil’s media arm<p>Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) have published macabre posters advertising ransoms for a Norwegian and a Chinese prisoner.<p>The announcements came at the …

ISIL advertises Norwegian and Chinese hostages “for sale”

ISIL claimed Wednesday (Sept. 9) that it is holding a Norwegian and a Chinese hostage, and demanded ransoms for their release.<p>The terror group listed the two prisoners as being “for sale” in the latest edition of its online magazine Dabiq. It identifies the Norwegian man as Ole Johan …

War

Dad Of Slain WDBJ Reporter To Lead #WhateverItTakes Gun Control Rally In D.C.

September 10 is a national day of action against gun violence.<p>After his daughter, WDBJ-TV reporter Alison Parker, and her colleague Adam Ward were shot dead on live television last month, Andy Parker vowed to do “whatever it takes” to end gun violence.<p>“I plan to devote all of my strength and …

Genetically modified human embryos should be allowed, expert group says

Controversial research has ‘tremendous value’ to science, say members of Hinxton Group, although they are not in favour of allowing GM babies to be born<p>Research involving genetic modification of human embryos, though controversial, is essential to gain basic understanding of the biology of early …

Genetics

Neolithic skeleton is UK’s oldest case of rickets, experts say

Remains of woman buried in the Hebrides 5,000 years ago show signs of disease caused by malnutrition and lack of sunlight<p>Rickets is a disease commonly associated with the malnourished slum-dwellers of smog-bound Victorian London. Which is why it came as a surprise for scientists to discover that it …

Prehistory

Record number of refugees enter Hungary amid border crackdown fears

Hungarian police say 3,221 people entered country from Serbia on Wednesday in advance of new border controls expected next week<p>A record number of migrants and refugees crossed into Hungary on Wednesday, according to official figures, amid fears that Viktor Orbán’s government is preparing a sweeping …

Danish police won’t stop migrants heading to Sweden; Hungarian police capture over 3,300 migrants

Denmark's police chief says his officers have been ordered not to stop hundreds of refugees and migrants who have entered the country via Germany.<p>Jens Henrik Hoejbjerg says it is purely a police decision, adding Danish officers "can't detain foreigners who do not want to seek asylum (in …

Fossils found in African cave are new species of human kin, say scientists

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>, Reporter<p>The two amateur cavers had to feel their way along the cave’s winding passages, crawl on their stomachs through an opening less than 10 inches high, ascend a jagged wall, cross a narrow ledge dubbed the “Dragon’s Back,” and make a 400-foot descent, sideways, through a …

Fossils

13 Of The World's Most Colorful Lakes

These 13 colorful lakes are like something out of a dream.<p>These naturally bold beauties are like something out of a dream.

Stephen Colbert Calls Elon Musk A Supervillain, Proves Tech Titans Are Celebrities

Stephen Colbert jokingly asked guest and serial tech entrepreneur Elon Musk whether he was a superhero or a supervillain in last night’s episode of “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” on CBS.<p>But just by sitting in Colbert’s guest chair, Musk proved that tech leaders have achieved something more …

US hostage Kayla Mueller 'killed by IS', say ex-slaves

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1192000/1192551_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534438118_ba6fb3fba40b8b5c470701257ae36d55<p><b>The American hostage Kayla Mueller was murdered by so-called Islamic State after being raped repeatedly by its leader.</b><b>That is the testimony of two</b> …

Yazidis

J.K. Rowling Confirms You've Been Saying This Harry Potter Character's Name Wrong

He Who Must Not Be Named? More like He Who Must Not Be Correctly Pronounced.<p>J.K. Rowling, the queen of breaking Harry Potter news to fans on Twitter, …