the internet

Hotmail’s Journey from Internet Must-Have to Laughing Stock

Microsoft’s email service was once the cutting edge in online communication. Now, it’s a relic from the days of dial-up internet. What happened?
Sam Hancock
2 hours ago

Fear of the New Coronavirus Is Changing How Hong Kong Celebrates Chinese New Year

Hong Kong was all set to celebrate its most important holiday, but the fear of a new coronavirus outbreak is dampening festivities.
Marta Colombo
2 hours ago

China Is Building a 1,000-Bed Hospital in 6 Days to Deal With the Coronavirus Outbreak

The quarantined city's existing hospitals are overwhelmed. They're turning away patients with symptoms and are using social media to appeal for medical supplies.
David Gilbert
2 hours ago

How to Sext Safely, According to Cyberbullying Experts

In a new paper published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, criminology and criminal justice professors explain how you can send nudes safely.
Shamani Joshi
2 hours ago

Sydney's nightlife scene reflects on the city's lockout laws

As government restrictions on nightlife are wound back, the city's party-throwers and party-goers talk about the scene's past and future.
Charlotte Agnew
2 hours ago
food news

Everyone's Yelling About Gin-Flavored Yogurt... Sounds About Right

"Gin & Tonic flavoured yoghurt? This has gone too far."
Jelisa Castrodale
2 hours ago

If You’re Feeling Lonely, Focus on Quality of Conversations, Not Quantity

Being more intentional with our social interactions can improve our well-being and help stave off emotional burnout.
Allie Volpe
2 hours ago

A Better Body Is Possible. These Anarchist Biohackers Want to Build It

Instead of trendy magnetic implants, the biohackers at 'Please Try This At Home' want to make biomedical bureaucracies obsolete.
Os Keyes
2 hours ago

The Chinese Chippy Delicacy the Rest of the World Is Missing Out On

Salt and pepper chips are a gift from the gods.
Marta Bona
2 hours ago
climate change

Turns Out 'Eating Local' Doesn't Do Much for the Planet

There are more effective ways to assuage your beef-eating guilt than to buy local.
Shayla Love
2 hours ago

Awkwafina's Past Makes Her a Complicated Icon of Asian American Representation

The rapper-turned-actress' career is a case study of how an oversimplified view of representation can fall short.
Bettina Makalintal
2 hours ago
2020 Grammys

Roddy Ricch, Meek Mill, and DJ Khaled Pay Tribute to Nipsey Hussle at the Grammys

The performance was reminiscent of Diddy's 1997 tribute to Biggie Smalls.
Kristin Corry
2 hours ago