Janai Desuze

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I Live With Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder And Here's Why We Need To Stop Labelling Women As 'Crazy' And 'Hormonal'

News<p>Regardless of whether someone suffers from a mood disorder, we need to get rid of the ‘crazy’ label. Not just to encourage those struggling to …

Stop Confusing Your Nerves With Having Anxiety

Nothing is more fashionable right now than anxiety disorders.<p><i>Fighting Words is a column in which writers rub you the wrong way with their unpopular but well-argued opinions on fitness, health, nutrition, what have you. Got something to get off your chest? Send your pitch to tonic@vice.com.</i><p>As …

Downplay

How to Cosplay Star-Lord for Comic Con Season

Gear up for convention season as the MCU's rebel outlaw, Star-Lord, from 'Guardians of the Galaxy.'<p>By on<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll …

This Is How To Survive In A Toxic Workplace: 3 Secrets From Research

Do you deal with some awful people at work? Do they annoy you beyond belief at times?Actually, it’s a lot worse than that — whether you realize it or …

Self-help

Anxiety Disorders Are Linked To This Type Of Abuse

You must have heard the saying:<i>“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”</i>, this is far from true because words can really …

The Brain

3 Lessons About Mental Toughness You Can Learn From Yoda

You might never use the Force, but you can learn a couple of tricks from the little green Jedi.<p>Yoda, Jedi Master and hand puppet, once said, “Do or do not -- there is no try.”<p>Whether you’re a Star Wars fan or not (although I’m not sure how you can call yourself an American and NOT be a Star Wars …

110 Happiness Quotes To Inspire Your Life

“If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap.’If you want happiness for a day — go fishing.If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune.If …

Inside the ‘Suicide Squad’ star tour and why Warner Bros. needs the movie to work, and work big

Last Saturday, director David Ayer stood on the convention floor at Comic-Con, wearing a baseball hat that read "Make Mexico Great Again," shaking his head in disbelief.<p>All around him at an autograph signing event for his new supervillain mash-up movie, "Suicide Squad," fans screamed and clamored …

Comic Books

Michelle Obama Screens New Star Trek Movie – and Ogles 'Handsome' Stars – with Military Families

On Wednesday, <i>Star Trek Beyond</i> stars boldly went where no <i>Star Trek Beyond</i> stars have gone before – to the White House.<p>First Lady Michelle Obama …

Michelle Obama

Can the Hulk save Thor from becoming Marvel's puniest hero?

A Thor/Hulk intergalactic buddy movie featuring select cuts from the classic Planet Hulk storyline could be in the works, and it’d make Thor: Ragnarok a movie we’d walk into hell to see<p>When Mark Ruffalo’s Bruce Banner set off for exile in a space-capable quinjet at the end of Avengers: Age of …

How Our Greatest Superheroes Confront Their Mommy Issues

<b>Major spoilers for Batman v Superman and Captain America: Civil War ahead</b><p>Save their Rotten Tomatoes scores, <i>Batman v Superman</i> and <i>Captain America:</i> …

21 Books That Changed Science Fiction And Fantasy Forever

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Canada’s Child Sex Doll Trial Raises Uncomfortable Questions About Pedophilia and the Law

A man was arrested for ordering a child sex doll through the mail, but a growing number of experts think child pornography laws are too harsh.<p>In 2013, Canadian border agents intercepted a suspicious package coming from Japan that was addressed to a residence in Newfoundland. That package contained …

American Psychiatric Association

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

Why Didn't 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Open Bigger at the Box Office?

Before this weekend, the only question about "Avengers: Age of Ultron" was how big it was going to be. Would it break the opening-weekend record set by the first "Avengers" three years ago? But now that the weekend is over, the only question about the sequel's debut is: Why wasn't it bigger?<p>It …

Film Industry

Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

The Brain

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

The complete guide to Nintendo 2DS, 3DS and Wii U Black Friday deals

This year's Nintendo Black Friday deals are a bit more focused on the 3DS and games. But there are some fantastic 2DS and 3DS discounts among the bunch, and the four-game Wii U bundle from Best Buy is pretty great.<p>Have a look and let me know in the comments if I forgot anything. Happy …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

Creativity

Don’t Be Afraid Of The Clowns

The red-nosed pros at the 2014 World Clown Association annual convention know you think they're creepy. How does a maligned and misunderstood centuries-old art form survive bad PR and cultural decline?<p>“In our hearts, we’ve been burned.”<p>A spry woman stands before a large, carpeted hotel conference …

Searching for Malik Bendjelloul – a tragedy revisited

In May Swedish film-maker Malik Bendjelloul – who had won an Oscar for his debut, the stunning Searching for Sugar Man – shocked everyone by taking his own life. Talking to the people closest to him, Andrew Anthony tries to make sense of a tragedy<p>Documentary feature film-making, if done well, is a …

XMen Days of Future Past Trailer 2 Official

This Short Film Shows Just How Terrifying Life Is For LGBT People In Russia

“Russian officials embolden homophobes and their violent attacks,”Human Rights Watch Russia researcher Tanya Cooper said in a new video documenting attacks on LGBT people in Russia.<p>A new video from Human Rights Watch released four days before the official start of the Olympics in Sochi details the …

LGBTQ

Barneys Is Counting on 17 Transgender Models for Its Spring Campaign

In a departure from its traditional spring marketing, luxury retailer Barneys is launching a campaign to raise awareness about transgender …

Trailer 1

Run, jump, and smash as Marvel heroes in a brand new endless runner! Compete with friends and fight super villains and their henchmen! How far can …

Marvel Universe

Stare Down a New Teaser Trailer For ‘Under the Skin’ With Scarlett Johansson

Set for a release in just a few short months, <b>Jonathan Glazer</b>‘s long-awaited sci-fi drama <i>Under the Skin</i> is easily one of our most-anticipated films of …

Movies

See a Blond-Haired Tom Hiddleston Audition to Play Thor [Updated With Video] – /Film

There’s really no arguing that Loki is the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s best villain. As played by <b>Tom Hiddleston</b>, he’s so slyly charismatic that he …

Construction

Why 'Awkward Black Girl' Issa Rae Is Our Next Big Envelope-Pusher

Being awkward has never been so hot.<p>When Issa Rae, then 26, first launched her YouTube series, <i>The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl</i>, in 2011, she was barely able to cover its shoestring budget with her March of Dimes office job. But the vignettes—which uncover our collective uneasiness with race, …

THIS WEEKEND'S INDIES: 'LIKE FATHER LIKE SON,' 'BIG BAD WOLVES,' 'SUMMER IN FEBRUARY' & MORE

Opening in limited release today, the story of two boys switched at birth, the problem with labels, reputation, and reinvention in high school, an …

Wildlife