An Austin school board wanted to rename Robert E. Lee Elementary and the top suggestion was to name it after Donald Trump. Is anyone else tired of this shit?
'Cellar Door' is a nightmarish, 50-room installation in the basement of an Austrian theater. An art project that turns the dark underbelly of internet culture into a physical installation, the 504-hour-long performance is not for the faint of heart.
Apr 21, 2016
Excessive porn has desensitized us to graphic sex, and the 24-hour news cycles has numbed us to graphic trauma. But has internet culture, from face swaps to Pepe the Frog, made surrealism normal?
For starters, Facebook notifications are a lot more thrilling when you actually have to sit down at a computer.
Without social skills, how do we find love/someone to bang? We look to an app. Some of us do it better than others. My co-workers don't do it very well.
'Darknet' opens this week at London's Southwark Playhouse. Playwright Rose Lewenstein and director Russell Bender discuss their creative process.
We all got a bit naughty online back in the day, but what did it do to our #brains? We asked people if their early experiences scarred them.
All you have to do is vote for us and we'll be eternally grateful.
In six years, 350 libraries have closed in the UK, with another 111 due to be axed within the next 12 months. We asked who still uses libraries, and what for?
Nothing in your paltry, grayscale existence will ever compare to the two hours of ready-made transcendence served up by Martin Garrix on an island in the Danube in the halcyon summer of 2015.
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…
If we're going to depend on the internet, we should be able to trust where it comes from.
Then the Creators Project takes us inside New York's Armory Show art fair to discuss the fetishization of African art and Motherboard goes behind the scenes of Richard Branson's Bitcoin summit.
Then we get an exclusive look at the Creators Project's new documentary about an artist who documents underwater surveillance sites, and Motherboard meets the premier frog expert of India.
I believe in the power of technology and my understanding of culture is rooted in the internet, yet by not having an iPhone, I feel exempt from everyone else's bullshit.
"People think what I'm doing is immoral, and they're not wrong."
Police say a number of young men are becoming the victims of sextortion. We spoke to one of them about how he was tricked into whipping out his dingle on camera for a stranger.
Places such as Reddit's /r/caregivers allow people caring for sick or disabled loved ones to come together, vent, and grieve.
We asked our writers to look back through their archives and remember the clove-cigarette-smoking, shoplifting, lip-ringed days of their youth.
Known online as Gamer Grandma, 79-year-old Shirley Curry has won the hearts of 115,000 subscribers—double the population of the quaint Virginian town she calls home.
The Catholic Church's reigning cool-guy pope thinks that the internet is great, even though he can't use a computer himself.
This morning, more than 50 million people on the East Coast are preparing for a blizzard, a former Russian spy has dismissed a UK report's claims that he murdered Alexander Litvinenko, Kenya might ban Netflix, and more.
He uses worms to write a worm poem on Micrasoft Worm.