tech

healthcare

Twitter's New Vaccine Feature Won't Stop Anti-Vaxxers

Twitter joins Pinterest, Facebook, and YouTube in trying to filter out vaccine misinformation online. But will it be enough?
Shayla Love
5.16.19
Culture

Blind People Can Struggle to Understand Memes, So They Made Their Own

Screen-reading software allows visually impaired people to use the internet, but it hits a wall when it comes to memes.
Justin Caffier
4.12.19
tech

Meet the Scientist Planning to Clean Up Space Junk Using Lasers

Humanity has left 900,000 pieces of garbage orbiting Earth. Professor Craig Smith wants a cleanup.
Mirjana Milovanovic
3.28.19
Instagram

The Secret Trail of Money Behind Those Instagram Porn Bots

You've probably got used to ignoring them, but this is what happens if you click and keep on clicking.
Amelia Tait
3.26.19
Late Capitalism

Going Cashless Looks More and More Like a Capitalist Scam

Lawmakers argue bans on cashless stores could protect tens of millions of Americans without access to credit cards.
Ankita Rao
3.23.19
Views My Own

The 11 Types of Trolls You Meet Online

From Purity Testers to Logic DESTROYERS, here are the people you encounter when you don't log off when you should.
Justin Caffier
3.10.19
Scenes

Silicon Valley's Latest Bizarre Craze Is 'Organised Intimacy'

Eye contact parties, cuddle puddles, "conscious dance". The Bay Area has changed in a lot of ways, but still knows how to get kinky.
Andrew Chamings
3.10.19
Views My Own

Even Millennials With Money Are Miserable Now

If you're not submerged in debt or the victim of a scam, you're still probably overwhelmed by worry about the future.
Alex Norcia
3.7.19
Internet

Videos of Gang Rape Are Being Sold in India for Less Than $1

In Uttar Pradesh, you can walk into a store and buy video clips of horrific attacks shot on mobile phones. Now anti-rape campaigners are fighting back.
Sunaina Kumar
3.2.19
Deadly Disruption

South Korea's Taxi Drivers Keep Setting Themselves On Fire to Protest a New Ridehailing Service

There's a dark side to the on-demand industry.
Mustika Hapsoro
2.20.19
Love Bites

These Apps Are Designed to Heal Your Heartbreak. Do They Really Work?

Mend and Break-Up Boss are part of a new wave of self-care apps that promise to help you get over ex.
Laura Blackwell
2.14.19
robots

Robots Are On the Way to a City Hall In Japan to Help People Have More Fun With Bureaucracy

By 2020, applying for a driver's license will be a lot different to Ogaki's residents.
Mustika Hapsoro
1.24.19
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