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?
Hillary Clinton won’t face charges over her use of a private email system while serving as secretary of state, but she still took some risks.
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.
We spoke to the world’s leading experts in the field of human life extension to get an update on how close we are to living forever.
NASA Says the Curiosity Rover Is Okay After Short Circuit
How Hackers Can Crack People’s Uber Accounts to Sell on the Dark Web
Former hedge funder Martin Shkreli made headlines for jacking up the price of a medication dramatically. How can we stop price-gouging from happening?
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.”
Without diligent bystanders and their phones, we’d never know about the most heinous police shootings of the past few years.
The Dark Age of Virtual Reality-Based Torture Is Approaching Fast
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 […]
Catching up with young vloggers who are famous for reasons I still don’t understand.
Designer Nikolas Gregory created the Ripley, an art project that has everything a human theoretically needs to shit personalized jewelry out of their ass.
Three Men Charged in the Largest Email Hack ‘In the History of the Internet’
This Artist Turned Herself into a Corporation to Sell Her Data
What happens when a kid emails Santa? And what happens if that email asks sad, depressing questions about life?
The best filter on Snapchat or a millennial’s worst enemy?
Virtual Therapy: Why It’s So Comforting to Talk to Screens That Listen
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.
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.
The software giant had to apologize after sending out a beyond embarrassing email inviting its interns to “get lit” with “hella noms” and “lots of dranks.”