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Trouble in Paradise
20:51

The Dark Side of Japan's Paradise Island | Trouble in Paradise

Okinawa is known to many as a postcard perfect paradise. But despite mass tourism, Okinawa is also the poorest prefecture in Japan. VICE World News host Hanako Montgomery travels to Okinawa to find out why.
Beerland / Clip
3:16

Beer Fitness: The New Workout Plan

Meg meets with homebrewers Joe and Pono for some beer aerobics in Hawaii.
SUB.Culture / Clip
10:03

The DJ's Who Turned Cuba's Economic Turmoil Into a Movement

In the economically devastated early 90s, DJs like D'Joy de Cuba, Wichy de Vedado, and DJ Jigüe, found catharsis in a new community of parties, clubs, and sounds.
SUB.Culture / Clip
1:40

SUB.Culture: Cuba

We delve into how a group of pioneering musicians in the early 1960s created an electroacoustic movement that coupled modern equipment with more traditional Cuban styles.
Motherboard / Clip
1:59

Surrounded: Island of the Sharks (Trailer)

Motherboard goes to Reunion Island to investigate why this once an idyllic surfers paradise has experienced an increase in shark attacks in recent years.
Toxic
1:06:13

Garbage Island

Come aboard as the VICE crew takes a cruise to the Northern Gyre in the Pacific Ocean, a spot where currents spin and cycle, churning up tons of plastic into a giant pool of chemical soup, flecked with bits and whole chunks of refuse that cannot biodegrad
Fringes
20:38

Giants of Iceland

VICE went to Iceland to investigate what it is about this tiny island that produces such strong people.