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The Island No One Wants You to Know About

There is something enticing about the idea of an island getaway. Though there are thousands of island destinations to choose from all over the world, there is one island that expert travelers do not want to share with you. Why? Because it is way too amazing to share! Sound intriguing? Well, lucky …

Asia Travel

Why Do Some Poor Kids Thrive?

Researchers tracked hundreds of students in Baltimore to find out what top achievers had that others didn’t.<p>Despite the challenge of growing up in tough areas with few resources, thousands of inner city kids manage to excel academically. But even some students who seem to thrive early on run a …

High School

Barbie Doll Exhibition during Paris Fashion Week: Pictures

Barbie

Chocolate-Chocolate Macarons

These light and rich chocolate sandwich cookies are stuffed with Nutella—does dessert get any better than this? <b>Slideshow:</b> More Gluten-Free Dessert …

Food

David Bowie's Son Ends His Social Media Silence to Share a Doctor's Thank You Letter

David Bowie's son, Duncan Jones, 44, has broken his self-imposed social media silence since the death of his father last week.<p>"Very sorry and sad to …

Social Media

Growing up poor alters children's brains and increases likelihood of depression - study

Researchers found that childhood poverty particular effects the hippocampus and amygdala's connections to other parts of the brain<p>Growing up in poverty can lead to altered brain connectivity and a greater risk of clinical depression, according to a new study by researchers at Washington University …

The Brain

Stunning Self Portraits of a Woman Sharing an Eye with Various Animals

Hungarian artist Flóra Borsi has a keen talent for creating surreal visuals. We have featured Borso before, with her collection of playful time-travel edits and enchanting urban landscapes, and the self taught artist just continues to improve and impress. Her latest series of skillful photo …

Time Travel

This crazy Image reveals what one of Jupiter's moons looks like compared to Earth

The picture above is of the fourth largest moon in the solar system, Io, placed on top of North America for scale. Io is the closest moon to Jupiter and is one of the most inhospitable places imaginable. Earth's moon, by comparison, is the fifth-largest moon and is nearly the same size as Io. …

Astronomy

David Bowie on 9/11 and God

Bob Guccione Jr. Talks to David Bowie About the Future of Rock ‘N’ Roll—Not to Mention God, 9/11 and Ozzy.<p>David Bowie both does and does not exist. …

David Bowie's 'Blackstar' farewell flanked by 'Strung Out' and 'Ace of Dance' requiems

David Bowie, "Blackstar" (Sony Music). "Blackstar" is the greatest farewell letter we could have hoped to receive from the recently departed Bowie. A profound gift crafted by an artist who knew exactly how he wanted to say goodbye, the album is a love letter to life itself and a career peak offered …

‘Ziggy Stardust’ Photographer Mick Rock Reflects on the Legacy of David Bowie

We spoke to the iconic photographer and music-video pioneer about his relationship with David Bowie, his legendary subject and friend of over 40 years.<p>Here at VICE we've been feeling the loss of David Bowie pretty hard. Whether it's wondering where we'd be without the man, extolling how he made the …

David Bowie

Bowie's death marks the Twilight of the Rock Gods

With David Bowie’s final curtain-call, we are witnessing the end of an era, as the original stars of the explosive rock culture that convulsed the world in the second half of the 20th century are slowly extinguished. We are entering the Twilight of the Rock Gods.<p>Deaths of the famous compel us all …

David Bowie

David Bowie Achieved His Very First U.S. No. 1 Album With ‘Blackstar’

Just a week after his death, David Bowie has reached an accomplishment that has eluded him his entire career: a Number One album in the United States.<p>Yes, <i>Blackstar</i>, presumably the final album of Bowie’s career, is also his first album to top the charts. The album sold 181,000 in its first week …

David Bowie's Blackstar Album Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

David Bowie’s final album, which was released two days before his death, has debuted at No. 1 on the <i>Billboard</i> 200 chart, the magazine said</i> …

David Bowie

'When I joined the NME in the 70s, Bowie was an obsession'

With his endless reinvention – from alien androgyne to exiled Berliner – David Bowie provided the soundtrack for a generation. Here veteran music writer and editor Neil Spencer remembers pop’s chameleon<p>• Read tributes to David Bowie from Blondie, Kate Bush and more<p>Among the first tributes paid to …

David Bowie
David Bowie

Watch Saturday Night Live's Touching Tribute to David Bowie

Actor Fred Armisen returned to <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to pay tribute to David Bowie, saying it was a “life-changing experience” to have watched the late …

David Bowie

The Decade That Made David Bowie a Superstar

CA—Redferns/Getty Images<p>Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images<p>Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images<p>Justin de Villeneuve—Getty Images<p>Archive Photos/Getty …

College Basketball

On the Charts: David Bowie Scores First Number One With 'Blackstar'

'Best of Bowie' also soars to Number Four as music fans remember Thin White Duke's musical legacy<p>A week after his death, David Bowie posthumously …

David Bowie, as remembered by…

From Blondie and Kate Bush to the Broadway producer who watched Bowie struggle to make his final video, friends, collaborators and celebrity fans offer their insights into the extraordinary man behind the music<p>• Read Neil Spencer on David Bowie here<p>Deborah Harry and Chris Stein: ‘He showed up at …

David Bowie

David Bowie and Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Statutory Rape Problem

The late music legend famously deflowered a 14-year-old groupie—before she was stolen away by Jimmy Page. Why it’s important for us to take our …

David Bowie's Son Breaks Social Media Silence to Share Emotional Thank You Letter from Palliative Care Physician

Duncan Jones returned to social media on Sunday for the first time since his father David Bowie‘s death, re-sharing a letter from a British …

27 Baking Infographics that All Bakers Need

Cookies, Cakes, and Cinnamon rolls are a bakers delight. But do you know why your cookies never seem to turn out just right? Or why trying to bake …

Dessert

Easy Crock-Pot Recipes

Sure, you want dinner to be delicious and satisfying to whomever you're serving, but wouldn't it be great if it were simple too? Using your slow …

Cooking

David Bowie's last days: an 18-month burst of creativity

Over the last months of his life, the singer was able to shake off late career doldrums and, despite his illness, find a final creative surge<p>For more than a decade before his death David Bowie seemed to disappear. Beset by ill health after an on-stage heart attack in 2004, he largely withdrew into …

Dance

Three Reading Recommendations for Emma Watson's New Feminist Book Club

Actress, U.N. Women goodwill ambassador, and unabashed F-word proponent Emma Watson took to Twitter yesterday to announce that she is starting a feminist book club.<p>After a day of deliberation, Watson has settled on a name for the club: Our Shared Shelf. She has yet to disclose further details about …

7 Ways to Transform Butter Into an Amazing Sauce

That humble stick of butter sitting in your fridge has a lot of potential. It's the beginnings of the best sauce of your life.<p>From a quick tomato …

Food

Adorable Illustrations To Inspire The Zen Warrior Inside You

It's not always easy to find your inner Buddha. Especially when your phone is dinging, your email Inbox is flooding, and you can't remember where you left your mantra.<p>Illustrator Molly Hahn has created a charming and compact illustrated guide to finding your happy place no matter the circumstances. …

Cute