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State of Repair
19:54

Counterfeiting Microsoft Windows Landed Me in Prison for a Year

VICE follows prolific e-waste recycler and computer refurbisher Eric Lundgren as he's sentenced to—and released from—federal prison.
VICE Specials
12:36

Teenage Scientists Launch a Rocket in to Space

For the first time in history, an independent group of college students is launching a rocket into space.
Motherboard
20:02

Decomposing Bodies to Solve Cold Case Murders

VICE visits the University of South Florida’s Facility for Outdoor Research and Training (FORT) to learn about how studying decomposing bodies in Florida’s subtropical environment helps solve some of the nation’s cold cases.
Let Lee Explain
5:15

The Origins of Deepfakes, Explained

VICE Guide To Right Now's Lee explains the origins of deep fakes, what they have to do with porn, and how they could drastically change our understanding of the truth.
Transmissions
11:44

Addicted to Bitcoin: The Cryptocurrency Rehab Center

Motherboard goes to Castle Craig Hospital in Scotland, a rehabilitation facility that recently added treatment for cryptocurrency addiction to its gambling rehabilitation program.
State of Repair
8:02

The Half Tesla, Half Honda, 100% Electric Hot Rod

Taking old cars and making them better is a part of American culture: the hot rod. In this episode, Jim Belosic takes a 1981 Honda Accord and makes it electric... and very fast.
Motherboard Shorties
5:01

Swimming with a Prosthetic Leg: The Fin

We meet Kevin Vaughan, a 28 year old vet and amputee at home and as he tries his new amphibious water prosthetic, "the fin." We also visit the fin's creator, Todd Goldstein, in his 3D printing lab.
E.T.A.
8:40

Hyperloop Revolution: The Real Story of its Origins and Future

Motherboard joins the team as they present their prototype to the public and dive deep into the DNA of the Hyperloop—a concept that was developed at their university nearly 40 years ago, and one they continue to build upon.
E.T.A.
8:55

Why Personal Flying Machines Could Be the Future of Commuting

Traffic. Congestion. Pollution. Hours-long commutes. What if you could leave it all behind and trade it in for an environmentally friendly and energy-efficient personal copter—all without a pilot’s license?
E.T.A.
9:36

The DIY Rocketeer Building Self-Landing Replicas of SpaceX Rockets

Motherboard travels to Tennessee to meet the amateur rocketeer leading the charge for budding DIY rocket scientists around the world.
E.T.A.
8:10

Self-Driving Boats: The Future of Navigating the High Seas

What if the all the ships that navigated our vast oceans could navigate, chart a course, and think for themselves—without any human input?
Motherboard
11:02

Faking Volkswagen's Dieselgate Apology with the Yes Men

After over 20 years in prankster activism, The Yes Men turn their sights on Volkswagen- making the public "apology" from the company that they say should have happened years ago.
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