Thailand's Forgotten Country-Psychedelic Music Is Having a Global Renaissance

Until recently, Thailand's Molam music has been marginalized and dismissed as "taxi driver music," or entertainment for the lower classes. But now it's being embraced by the West.
Laurel Tuohy
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The Weakest Link

It’s Amateur Hour in the World of Spyware and Victims Will Pay the Price

We’re living in the golden age of spyware and government hacking, with companies rushing to join a blossoming billion dollar market. The weakest among us—activists or journalists—will suffer the consequences if we don’t regulate it appropriately.
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Dolce & Gabbana Has Us Believing We Should Ban Selfies

Emily Ratajkowski’s favorite photographer, Emanuele d’Angelo, captured a selfie-free evening at the brand’s Mercer Street store.
GARAGE Magazine
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Japanese Teens Built Robots for A Water Bottle-Flipping Competition

Dozens of teens in Japan brought bottle-flipping into the future for RoboCon.
Daniel Oberhaus
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mental health

Dating With Bipolar Can Be an Exhausting Cycle of Intensity and Bailing

Here's how to not let it get in the way of your relationships.
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The Weakest Link

How Hackers Sell Luxury Hotel Rooms for Next to Nothing

From Bangkok to New York, fraudsters have an established, underground market of selling dirt cheap rooms at 5 star hotels as well as international flights.
Joseph Cox
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This New Compilation Wants to Share Mongolian Folk Metal With the World

Stream 'Sound of the Raging Steppe,' a new compilation of five Mongolian and Kazakh folk-influenced heavy metal bands.
Kim Kelly
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Fast Food

McDonald's Worker Faces Assault Charges for Trying to Shove Bacon in Her Manager's Mouth

It all started when the South Carolina woman helped herself to some bacon while she worked, and uh, things escalated quickly.
Jelisa Castrodale
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Meet the Cyborg Beetles, Real Insects That Are Controlled Like Robots

Scientists can precisely control the insects' movements through electrical stimulation, and say they could be used to save human lives.
Madison Margolin
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Japanese Doughnut Chain Pulls Pikachu Doughnuts for Being Too Creepy

And you thought hairy, talking Pikachu Detective was unnerving.
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The Weakest Link

Massive Data Leaks Keep Happening Because Big Companies Can Afford to Lose Your Data

When criminal hackers keep breaking into big company networks to grab consumer data, the reason comes down to dollars and nonsense.
Erik Sherman
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A California Power Company Is Being Sued for Its Role in the State's Deadliest Wildfire

The Camp Fire has destroyed more than 8,000 homes and killed 56 people. PG&E might have been able to prevent some of the damage.
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