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10 Great Stevie Ray Vaughan Tributes

Robert Cray, “Love Struck Baby”<p>The first track on Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble's debut album, 1983's <i>Texas Flood</i>, "Love Struck Baby" is a …

Photographer Takes His Rescued Dog Maddie On Epic Adventures

Maddie the dog, of ‘Maddie on Things’ fame, is traveling across America with owner Theron Humphrey and looking for friends. Maddie became famous for …

My Adopted Dog’s Adventures: From Life In A Cage To Life On The Road

I think I’ll never forget the look on her face those first few days when I’d reach out with the leash and she would cower into the nearest corner. A …

50 Simple Mini-Habits That Actually Help With Anxiety

By Chrissy Stockton,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1GHwJkM<p>As a lifelong anxiety sufferer I know it can be annoying when you’re drowning in worry …

I Took a Lot of Drugs at a Psychedelic Boot Camp

The African Savannah Transformation Retreat promises to transform people through a combination of starvation, sunshine, and psychedelic drugs. Does it work? There was only one way to find out.<p>Just before Christmas I booked myself onto a thing called the African Savannah Transformation Retreat. This …

Transgender Men and Women Discuss the Politics of 'Passing'

We talked with members of the trans community in the UK about the pressure of hiding the fact that they're transgender in order to protect their own safety, while also acknowledging the need for greater trans visibility.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK and statistics included are based</i> …

Australia Needs to Talk About Drug Sniffing Dogs

While NSW police figures show exceedingly low drug conviction rates, some say they target minorities and may even lead to higher instances of overdose.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Australia.</i><p>The New South Wales (NSW) Police drug dog presence at this month's Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras …

The Selfless Hero Who Braved Radiation and Stayed Behind to Feed Fukushima’s Abandoned Animals

Last Wednesday marked the fourth anniversary of March 11, 2011, a day that changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of Japanese people as their island nation was struck by a massively destructive earthquake and tsunami, followed by the dangerous meltdown of nuclear reactors at the Fukushima …

Nuclear Energy

Touching Photos of Rescue Dogs with Their Tattooed Owners

To combat the prejudices felt against both tattooed people and rescue dogs, photographer Brian Batista started a heartwarming project. He would photograph them together. <i>Tattoos and Rescues</i> began back in September 2012 in Birmingham, Alabama and it shows photos of rescue dogs with their loving …

Hate Groups

You Might Not Want To Eat Fish Again After Reading This Infographic

Artist Duo Creates Surreal Cubist Tattoos Based On Clients’ Stories

Cubism’s heyday was in the early 20th century, but there are at least two people trying to revive it today – with other people’s skin for a canvas. …

North Atlantic

'Zombie Cat' Claws Way Out Of Grave And Into Our Hearts (UPDATED)

Rest in purrs.<p>A Florida feline has been dubbed a “zombie cat” after clawing his way out of an untimely grave. The cat's owner, Tampa resident Ellis Hutson, 52, told ABC News he found his pet, Bart, in the road a couple of weeks ago.<p>Bart, who seemed to have been hit by a car, was in a pool of blood …

Tampa Bay

The 15 Most Surreal Destinations to Visit in 2015

Be prepared for dropped jaws, kids.<p>1. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives<p>photo: Doug Perinne<p>2. Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States<p>photo: Laura Grier<p>3. Cave of Crystals, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico<p>photo: Adventure Medicine<p>4. Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia<p>photo: PlanetDen.com<p>5. Tunnel of Love …

Adorable Baby Sister Joins Famous Toddler and Puppy for Daily Naps

In the eight or so months since we last checked in Theo and Beau, the adorable best friends who take daily naps together, a lot has changed for the boy and his pup. Beau turned 3, the Shyba family celebrated Theo's one-year adoptaversary, and the famous duo became a trio! With the birth of little …

Cute Animals

For a Pain-Free New Year's Day

The best way to prevent a hangover is not to drink. The second best is to trust in science.<p>In 2006, a man walked into an emergency room in Glasgow, Scotland, complaining of blurred vision and a splitting headache that had lasted for nearly a month.<p>Doctors were stumped at first—the man had no …

There Is Nothing Pretentious About Being a Vegan

A while back, I received a very angry email from someone about an article I once wrote. In the article, I mentioned that I wasn't a huge fan of eating in pretentious restaurants. I also mentioned that I am a vegan, which this man did not appreciate.<p><i>We know you're busy. You probably didn't have time</i> …

The Visual Encyclopedia of Russian Prison Tattoos

We spoke to the publisher of a book about Soviet prison ink about what tattoos would mark you as a thief, a homosexual, or a high-ranking criminal.<p><i>We know you're busy. You probably haven't had time to read every article we've published on VICE.com, so we're re-featuring some of our old favorites.</i> …

Minimalistic Tattoos By Seoeon Will Make You Want To Get Inked

Seoul-based tattoo artist Seoeon’s tattoos are so delicate and discreet that the fear of commitment disappears the moment you see her …

OK, So I'm Doing Something About My Drinking Problem

Are you happy, mom?<p>It's 1 AM on a Saturday and I'm sober. I definitely don't want to be, but I am. Sobriety at this hour is completely alien to me, as bizarre as the idea of being drunk at 8 AM, which is something, I shit you not, I've never done-despite the fact that everyone and my mother now …

The Sobering Reality Of Depression

By Beth Leipholtz,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1F4DMRS<p>I consider myself a pretty happy, content person. Life is usually good. I have a loving …

Australia is on the road to a Tea party revolution

It’s the swaggering and unthinking bravado that hits you. Australian prime minister Tony Abbott threatens to “shirtfront” Russian leader Vladimir Putin when he arrives in Australia for the G20. Moscow responds via Pravda by comparing Abbott to Pol Pot and Hitler. Australian senator Jacqui Lambie …

The Good Listener: How Do I Avoid 'The iTunes Pit Of Despair'?

We get a lot of mail at NPR Music, and alongside the ingredients to an Ozzy Osbourne costume that'll fit a 10-year-old girl is a slew of smart questions about how music fits into our lives — and, this week, thoughts on managing a library while maintaining one's connection to music.<p><b>Jane in London</b> …

I'm a vegetarian, quit asking why

It's a Wednesday night and I'm out for dinner with a group of people. Some of them are friends but most I don’t know. When it comes to ordering, we …

When You Love Someone Who Is Scared To Love Again

By Kelly Oake,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/YYB7ZG<p>It is so admirable, the way you carry yourself. It’s so carefree. You would never know that …

I Will Fall In Love With You In A Billion Ways

I will fall in love with you in a billion ways. I will fall in love with you with the core of my sobriety. Not when I am happy, nor when I am sad, …

7 Effective Ways To Boost Your Happiness

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.” – Aristotle<p>Above everything else, happiness should be your number 1 priority. Because the moment we lose our …

Happiness

There's an upside to pessimism

I have pretty low expectations for this article. Oh sure, I spent a lot of time on it, and I personally think it’s a great read. But I’m kind of …

These galaxy beddings are out of this world

Why bother traveling light years to see the far regions of space when you can enjoy it from the comforts of your own bed? Etsy store ‘CBedroom’ …

Reissues of rare New Orleans funk/soul 7"s

The first-rate crate-diggers at Soul Jazz are reissuing a series of scarce New Orleans funk/soul 7-inches in sweet packaging including this early …