End of Death
The concept of living forever has lived in pop culture across generations and cultures, but have scientists in Japan finally cracked the code? In this episode of Future Tense, we discover more about the tech that could digitalise life as we know it.
Running Out of Space for the Dead in Indonesia’s Most Crowded City
VICE heads to Bandung to meet Atung and his crew of gravediggers to learn what men who deal with death every day can tell us about life.
The Virus That Kills Drug Resistant Superbugs
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria kill 23,000 people every year in the United States, and the United Nations estimates that by 2050, more people will die from antibiotic-resistant infections than currently die from cancer.
How Thomas Morton Prepared to Face Death
The VICELAND host of 'BALLS DEEP' takes us back into his library to show us the books he read to prepare to assist with an autopsy.
Surreal Masks, An Irreverent Half-Time Dance Squad, and Infinity Burial Suits
In this episode, we visit performance artist Henry David Nobody Jr.'s studio to see his provocative and transformative self-portrait masks, meet the LA City Municipal Dance Squad, and face mortality with Jae Rhim Lee's infinity burial suits.
The Jellyfish That Holds a Key to Immortality
By reversing its aging process, Japan's tiny Turritopsis dohrnii jellyfish is one of the only known animals that has figured out how to defeat death.