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Pro Skaters break in to an Abandoned Asylum | Can You Skate It?

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Pro Skaters break in to an Abandoned Asylum | Can You Skate It?
Taji Ameen and pro skaters Eby Ghafarian and Leo Gutman head to explore the remains of an abandoned mental hospital at an undisclosed location in search of answering the age long question: can you skate it?

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I've Only Eaten Mac & Cheese for the Past 17 Years, Here's Why

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I've Only Eaten Mac & Cheese for the Past 17 Years, Here's Why
For most people, eating nothing but mac and cheese seems like a childhood fantasy. But for 20-year-old Austin Davis, who has been eating nothing but mac and cheese for the past 17 years, it’s not a fantasy -- it’s his reality and has become his affliction. For Austin, it’s about much more than just “liking” mac and cheese. Austin suffers from Selective Eating Disorder, also known as Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder, an anxiety disorder that’s characterized by the persistent refusal to eat specific foods or refusal to eat any type of food due to a negative response from certain sensory characteristics of that food.

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Counterfeiting Microsoft Windows Landed Me in Prison for a Year

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Counterfeiting Microsoft Windows Landed Me in Prison for a Year
In 2012, while living in China, longtime e-waste recycler Eric Lundgren manufactured 28,000 PC restore discs to be used in refurbished computers sold in the United States. The shipment of discs, exact copies of Dell-branded Microsoft Windows CDs, immediately raised suspicions with U.S. Customs officers, beginning a chain of events that would alter Lundgren’s life for the next seven years.

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Cashing In On ‘El Chapo': The Cult Of The Narco

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Cashing In On ‘El Chapo': The Cult Of The Narco

The January 8 recapture of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán served as a boost for the governments of Mexico and the United States, which have sought for years to bring the powerful trafficker to justice. A day after the capture, the Chapo saga took another turn: Rolling Stone magazine published an interview Guzmán gave to actor Sean Penn.

While factions in the media questioned the ethics of the article, many readers were instantly enamored with El Chapo’s choice of clothing in the story’s accompanying photos. VICE News hit the streets of Los Angeles to meet admirers of El Chapo — and some ambitious entrepreneurs — who’ve found ways to celebrate the drug lord in the form of songs, T-shirts, and tacos.

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Carnitas: The Ultimate Taco Tour of Mexico

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Carnitas: The Ultimate Taco Tour of Mexico

Francisco Gómez is back on his quest to discover everything there is to know about tacos in Mexico. On this episode, he's exploring Quiroga in Michoacán, the carnitas capital of the world. Braising carnitas (literally, "little meats") is the juicy, tasty way to prepare pork by slow-cooking it in its own fat.

The final result is pink on the inside and perfectly caramelized on the outside. Gómez visits the Ayala family who have been cooking and selling carnitas tacos in Quiroga for five generations. Also, watch to the end to find out about charanda, a rum-like spirit that pairs with carnitas perfectly.

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