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How Tattoos Saved These Women from Sexual Slavery

During Japanese occupation, thousands of Southeast Asian women were forced to serve as sex workers. But on one tiny island in Indonesia, local women resisted by heavily tattooing themselves. Broadly traveled to meet the last tattooed women of Timor.
Beerland
22:30

Hawaii

Meg travels to Hawaii and is forced to hike up a mountain to earn her beer.
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.
Daily VICE
6:41

Disappearing Islands

We also meet Mongolian metal band Tengger Cavalry and check out the real-life X-Files.
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.