Because, honestly, Valentine’s Day sucks when you’re single and you should talk to someone about it—even if virtually.
Things We’re Absolutely Positively Sure Will Happen in 2015*
Japanese Teenagers Are Posting ‘Kiss Video’ Selfies Online
The success of The Martian has increased public interest in NASA’s mission to Mars, but so far it hasn’t increased the amount of money Congress is giving NASA.
The judge determined the gun emoji was essentially a death threat and sentenced the guy to six months, three of them suspended.
We Spoke with the Twitter User Who Publicly Released Thousands of Islamic State Accounts
The Chinese Hackers Who Are Actually Not Trying to Hack You
Decades after the fall of Soviet Union, scientists are working to determine the lasting environmental effects of Soviet nuclear testing in Kazakhstan.
To some unfortunate users, the internet is a minefield of harassment and hatred. But there are steps we can take to make it a lot friendlier.
More Than 30 Cities Want to Challenge Big Telecom by Building Their Own Gigabit Networks
When the DEA Went to Burning Man, Shit Got [Redacted]
Charles Hamm, founder of the National Association for the Preservation of Skin Art, believes that displaying your relatives’ tattoos on your walls is no weirder than putting an urn of cremains on your mantle.
Ancient hieroglyphics and scrolls have survived centuries, but digital storage is fragile.
US Companies Are Throwing a Fit Because They’re Losing Control Over the Internet
The slow transition from text-based language to pictograms took another step, hooray!
Venture capital firms have pumped more than $100 million into Juicero, a company that promises to “disrupt” the juice industry with a very, very expensive appliance.
Wikipedia Is Suing the NSA to Preserve Its Users’ Anonymity
The internet has allowed like-minded people to find each other, and sometimes this has terrible, far-reaching consequences.
When the scene ended, I actually felt relieved. It felt like I’d cheated on my girlfriend in real life.
LSD Researchers Are Crowdfunding the First Images of the Brain on Acid
Is it strange going from tweeting jokes to 30 followers to suddenly having a captive audience of thousands?
How Major Video Games Subverted Cultural Taboos Without Anyone Noticing
Why Science Fiction Should Shape Finance, According to a Nobel-Winning Economist
After helping drive brick-and-mortar bookshops out of business, the tech giant launched its first physical store in Seattle.
Google introduced a “Mic Drop” button in Gmail that let users block all replies to an email. It did not go well.
Snapchat Reveals How Many of Your Snaps It’s Sharing with the Government
Faking Taste with Electrical Shocks to the Tongue Is Our Dystopian Food Future
David Mattingly perfected the art of turning kids into animals in the most subtly insane ways possible.