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16 hours ago

She Helped Expose Girls Do Porn, But She Can Never Outrun What It Did to Her

As the ringleaders of Girls Do Porn face the possibility of life in prison, one woman discusses a life-altering decision that led her to contemplate suicide, drop out of school, and go into hiding.

a day ago

Autocorrect Is For Cowards

Once you open your mind to the possibilities that a life without autocorrect brings, I promise you won’t miss the safety net.

2 days ago

Could ‘Do Not Disturb’ Mode Help Cure Our Anxiety?

By cutting off the constant buzz, many are creating healthier relationships with their phones.

10.12.19

Scientists Are Chasing an Ancient Signal That Could Explain the Modern Universe

The faint, 12-billion-year-old signal would lead scientists to the very first stars and illuminate the origins of the modern universe, dark matter, and, well, everything.

10.10.19

Gig Workers Are Forming the World’s First Food Delivery App Unions

In less than two weeks, Uber Eats and Foodora couriers in Japan and Norway have formed the first unions representing delivery app workers.

10.9.19

Twitter Took Phone Numbers for Security and Used Them for Advertising

This could make people think twice about using a phone number to secure their account at all.

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10.7.19

A Mysterious 'Fireball' Was Spotted In Chile and Nobody Knows What It Was

A meteor? Space junk? Nobody knows, but officials investigated whether the mysterious object, or objects, started several fires.

10.6.19

How a 14-Year-Old Designer Became Part of Apple's Splashy New Gaming Service

After being picked by Apple to attend the company's developer conference, he was given a chance to pitch them—and seized the moment.

10.5.19

NASA Mic'd Up Mars and Uploaded It to Soundcloud

Listen to the sounds of wind, marsquakes, and instruments on the red planet.

10.5.19

People Are Typing on Their Smartphones Almost as Fast as on Keyboards Now

A new study from the University of Cambridge reveals that the typing gap between mobile and desktop computers is narrowing, and the youth have the advantage.

10.3.19

A Nearby Cannibal Galaxy Is Going to Eat the Milky Way, Scientists Say

If Earth still hosts life in four billion years, whatever exists will be treated to the most spectacular night skies in the planet's history.

10.3.19

Scientists Edited Fruit Fly Genes to Give Them Butterflies' Toxic Abilities

Scientists, having a normal one, created mutant toxic fruit flies using CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing.

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