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How Hackers Can Crack People’s Uber Accounts to Sell on the Dark Web

Posted May 4, 2015 by Joseph Cox

How Hackers Can Crack People’s Uber Accounts to Sell on the Dark Web

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We Asked an Expert How the Price of a Pill Could Go from $13.50 to $750 Overnight

Posted September 22, 2015 by Mike Pearl

Former hedge funder Martin Shkreli made headlines for jacking up the price of a medication dramatically. How can we stop price-gouging from happening?

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Australia’s Leading Transhumanist Describes What Will Happen When We All Live Forever

Posted February 26, 2016 by Anonymous

According to Peter Xing, founder of Transhumanist Australia, “It’s very poetic to say there is a narrative arc with life and death. But it’s a social construct.”

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The Dark Age of Virtual Reality-Based Torture Is Approaching Fast

Posted February 1, 2015 by Anonymous

The Dark Age of Virtual Reality-Based Torture Is Approaching Fast

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What Did We Google The Most In 2014?

Posted December 29, 2014 by Sonya

Google is very much part of our daily lives. Both a noun and a verb, it’s a way to launch our research into everyday inquiries from how to make those perfect cookies to helping our kids with their homework. It’s […]

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Why Video Games Can’t Teach You Empathy

Posted May 15, 2015 by Anonymous

Why Video Games Can’t Teach You Empathy

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Everyone’s a Star at StreamCon, the Convention for YouTube Sensations

Posted November 5, 2015 by Anonymous

Catching up with young vloggers who are famous for reasons I still don’t understand.

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Is Pooping Out Bespoke Jewelry the Future of Luxury?

Posted April 6, 2016 by Mark Hay

Designer Nikolas Gregory created the Ripley, an art project that has everything a human theoretically needs to shit personalized jewelry out of their ass.

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Three Men Charged in the Largest Email Hack ‘In the History of the Internet’

Posted March 7, 2015 by Anonymous

Three Men Charged in the Largest Email Hack ‘In the History of the Internet’

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This Artist Turned Herself into a Corporation to Sell Her Data

Posted February 3, 2015 by DJ Pangburn

This Artist Turned Herself into a Corporation to Sell Her Data

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ISIS vs. 3D Printing

Posted May 25, 2015 by Anonymous

ISIS vs. 3D Printing

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Meet the People Who Respond to Emails to Santa Claus

Posted December 23, 2015 by Anonymous

What happens when a kid emails Santa? And what happens if that email asks sad, depressing questions about life?

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When Will Humans Live on Mars?

Posted October 31, 2014 by Derek Mead

When Will Humans Live on Mars?

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Virtual Therapy: Why It’s So Comforting to Talk to Screens That Listen

Posted May 5, 2015 by Anonymous

Virtual Therapy: Why It’s So Comforting to Talk to Screens That Listen

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Why Are People Obsessed with the Legendarily Dark Internet Video ‘Dafu Love’?

Posted September 23, 2015 by Mike Pearl

Whether the video is an urban legend or the work of a uniquely depraved Australian man in jail in the Philippines, a certain segment of the web loves talking about it.

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How Immigrants Get Deported for Saying the Wrong Things on Social Media

Posted March 7, 2016 by Anonymous

Emad El-Sayed, the 24-year-old who’s facing deportation after he threatened to kill Donald Trump on Facebook, isn’t the first case of social media screwing with immigration status.

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One Step Ahead: Pedophiles on the Deep Web

Posted January 29, 2015 by Joseph Cox

One Step Ahead: Pedophiles on the Deep Web

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Silk Road’s Doctor Says He Never Heard of an Overdose Related to the Site

Posted May 18, 2015 by Joseph Cox

Silk Road’s Doctor Says He Never Heard of an Overdose Related to the Site

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The Internet Thinks I’m Banksy

Posted November 9, 2015 by Anonymous

When you search for “average man,” you get a picture of Michael Whatley’s face. And now, he’s the face of a fake Banksy meet-and-greet.

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I Did Everything Siri Told Me to for 24 Hours

Posted April 12, 2016 by Anonymous

As I vomited broccoli into a toilet at 5 AM, I could only think one thing: This was Siri’s fault.

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The People Who Risk Jail to Maintain the Tor Network

Posted April 27, 2015 by Joseph Cox

The People Who Risk Jail to Maintain the Tor Network

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The Résumé Fakers

Posted February 3, 2015 by Anonymous

The Résumé Fakers

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What It’s Like for Someone Who’s Blind to ‘See’ by Echolocation

Posted May 26, 2015 by Anonymous

What It’s Like for Someone Who’s Blind to ‘See’ by Echolocation

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Vic Berger IV Is Vine’s Strangest Political Satirist

Posted January 8, 2016 by Anonymous

The Tim & Eric collaborator and Vine extraordinaire talks about his five greatest muses: Jeb Bush, Donald Trump, Jimmy Fallon, Chubby Checker, and Jim Bakker.

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Scientists Learned More About How the World of Quantum Physics Works, and It’s Really Fucking Weird

Posted October 30, 2014 by Michael Byrne

Scientists Learned More About How the World of Quantum Physics Works, and It’s Really Fucking Weird

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Man Hands

Posted March 17, 2015 by Anonymous

Man Hands

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You Can Pay $4,000 to Feel What It’s Like to Die

Posted May 5, 2015 by Anonymous

You Can Pay $4,000 to Feel What It’s Like to Die

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The 2015 Cannabis World Congress Was So Square It Was Accidentally an Anti-Drug PSA

Posted September 25, 2015 by Anonymous

Nothing is more suspect than a man in a suit talking about drugs.

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Every Job Could Be a Casualty of the Robot Revolution, Even Yours

Posted March 11, 2016 by Anonymous

We talked to some experts who explained why that’s a good thing.

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My Groupon Deal for Sensory Deprivation Therapy Was Not as Profound as Planned

Posted January 29, 2015 by Anonymous

My Groupon Deal for Sensory Deprivation Therapy Was Not as Profound as Planned

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Why Males Exist

Posted May 18, 2015 by Anonymous

Why Males Exist

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I Tried and Failed to Fight Someone on ‘Tinder for Fights,’ Because It Was Fake

Posted November 10, 2015 by Drew Millard

We talked to the guys behind the viral marketing stunt.

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What I’ve Learned from Still Using a Flip Phone in 2016

Posted April 13, 2016 by Anonymous

For starters, Facebook notifications are a lot more thrilling when you actually have to sit down at a computer.

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The Guy Who Ruined Dogecoin

Posted March 6, 2015 by Anonymous

The Guy Who Ruined Dogecoin

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The Perfect Birth Control for Men Is Here. Why Can’t We Use It?

Posted April 1, 2015 by Anonymous

The Perfect Birth Control for Men Is Here. Why Can’t We Use It?

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Big Brother Narco: Cartels Are Building Their Own CCTV Networks

Posted May 27, 2015 by Brian Anderson

Big Brother Narco: Cartels Are Building Their Own CCTV Networks

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The VICE Guide to Making 2016 Better Than 2015: ​How to Make Online Discourse Less of a Trash Fire in 2016

Posted January 8, 2016 by Anonymous

Don’t blame everything on the trolls—it’s everyone’s fault that the internet is such a mess.

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