We asked psychologists and a chaplain how to handle weeks of headlines dominated by shootings, political turmoil, and terrorist attacks.
"I don't think it was that bad," said Matthew Maloney after biting the rat, drinking three shots of vodka, and getting a chair broken over his head—all for a Facebook video.
What starts out as a fun and relatable list soon turns into an exercise in self-loathing.
Five officers are dead following a sniper attack on a peaceful police protest in Dallas, the State Department has reopened the email probe on Hillary Clinton, and more.
It's tough out there for people who support a guy who called Latinos rapists but still want to eat a burrito.
For up to 100 hours a week, Renea Royster helps prison inmates post on Facebook, meet women, and keep track of fantasy sports, among other projects.
If you squint at your iPhone with one eye in a dark room, there's a chance you'll go blind for ~15 minutes. SCIENCE.
This morning, the GOP agrees to gun control votes after a 15-hour filibuster, Facebook is urged to give over information on Omar Mateen, Broadway stars will record a fundraising song for a Florida LGBT center, and more.
The feeling people get when they think about sex or money is the same addictive happiness teenagers feel when someone likes their post on social media.
For starters, we don't need a wall. Just more drones patrolling the border.
This morning, Sanders agrees to debate Trump, a report reveals the Pentagon's nuclear force still uses floppy disks, 700,000 college students smoke weed every day, and more.
Dudes Helping Dudes is a closed group where men can begin to articulate their emotions, one Facebook post at a time.
The Shenmue community is one of the greatest in gaming, supporting its favorite series by trading comedy memes and writing rock opera records.
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.
Whoever is in charge of the Monopoly Facebook page has some pretty strange ideas in his or her head, it turns out.
Stinson Hunter is responsible for over 50 convictions of men caught grooming young girls. He held a meet-and-greet for his fans. Here's what happened.
Then Motherboard explains how Facebook is using artificial intelligence in a new feature for blind users, and VICE Sports tells us how a lucha libre wrestling school is trying to change the sport's regulations.
This morning, authorities around the world open investigations after the Panama Papers leak, the Democratic candidates agree to a debate date, Facebook launches a new photo tool for blind people, and more.
"Why in Merlin's saggy balls have an age restriction?" one angry adult muggle wrote on the Facebook event's page.
This morning, Trump threatens to sue over Louisiana delegates, a Taliban group claims responsibility for Sunday's suicide bomb, Batman v Superman makes over $424 million in the box office, and more.
The Facebook group where people go to get told their poached eggs look like ball bags.
In 2014, Indiana University received funding to start the Truthy Project, which is dedicated to studying the spread of data and why things like memes go viral. We called the professor in charge of it to discuss dank memes and their effect on the election…
Birth photographer and doula Angela Gallo thinks that the way images of birth are banned from some sites reflects larger problems with how people discuss birth.
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.