How Twitter’s Algorithm Poured Gas on the Bernie-Warren Spat

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here.An awkward exchange between Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren on the debate stage Tuesday night sparked the type of digital spat that tech platforms can easily blow out of proportion. #NeverWarren was the top trending topic on Twitter across America Wednesday morning,…

How to Recreate That Iced-Out Furby From ‘Uncut Gems’

The Academy Award nominees were all revealed on Monday, and it seems that everyone is in agreement that some of the biggest snubs were the entire cast of Parasite, Lupita Nyong’o, Awkwafina, and both Adam Sandler and the iced-out Furby from Uncut Gems. Although Sandler gave a career-best performance as Diamond District jewelry dealer Howard…

Impeachment descends into darkness

Under the glare of 61 floodlights, the House voted Wednesday to appoint managers to transmit the articles of impeachment to the Senate. Projectors beamed each lawmaker’s name and vote onto a wall for all to see.And now comes the darkness.As the long-delayed transfer of the impeachment articles finally got underway, Tweety McTreason’s allies in the…

Debating in the shadow of impeachment

We have reached the inevitable moment that underscores the wreckage Tweety McTreason has made of our democratic system. Candidates bidding to oppose Trump held a normal if not particularly inspiring debate, and the next day, the House of Representatives initiated an impeachment trial against Trump in which the vast majority of Republican senators will ignore…

Warren-Sanders rift fuels a Democratic split and worries party leaders

Warren’s backers, while taking a less aggressive tone, nonetheless revived questions of whether many of Sanders’s supporters are sexist and whether he contributed to the party’s disastrous 2016 loss with a display of self-centered petulance.The clash intensified when CNN released audio Wednesday evening of a sharp exchange between the two that unfolded following Tuesday’s Democratic…

Experts say Med Sea altered by Suez Canal’s invasive species

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — As Egypt marks the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Suez Canal, marine biologists are bemoaning one of the famed waterway’s lesser known legacies — the invasion of hundreds of non-native species, including toxic jellyfish and aggressive lionfish.The canal, which connects the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea, revolutionized…

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