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Interviews

Meet the Man Studying Why Some People Are Attracted to Animals

Dr. Damian Sendler is one of the few people in the world studying the science behind zoophilia.
Mack Lamoureux
6.8.18
Stuff

The Terror of Dealing with Social Anxiety Disorder in Prison

My condition was both the thing that led me into crime and an extra punishment on top of my jail sentence.
Graham Brief
10.12.15
Stuff

The Pocket Guide to Fighting with Idiots on the Internet

Twitter, chat rooms, Xbox Live—do you have what it takes to emerge victorious in these areas of online combat?
Joe Bish
7.17.15
Stuff

I Spent a Week Undercover in a Pro-Anorexia WhatsApp Group

The skeletal girls in it bowed before a mysterious leader known as "the goddess of emaciation."
Nadja Brenneisen
7.8.15
tech

When I Was a Boy, the Internet Made Me a Man

If practice makes perfect, I'm the Tiger Woods of finding memes.
Jeremy Gordon
5.14.15
tech

Bodybuilding Forums Are One of the Last Relics of Web 1.0

Bodybuilding forums occupy a weird space between anonymous forums and Facebook, where users build reputations around their usernames and avatars, discussing the most noble pursuit of them all—bodybuilding.
Kate Davis Jones
3.26.15
Op-Eds

NO COMMENT: Why Do So Many Musicians Act Like Terrible People Online?

What happens when the veil of internet anonymity is dropped and you know exactly who’s coming after you?
12.31.14
News

What Anonymous Cops Are Saying Online About the Eric Garner Grand Jury

Here's a sampling of how cops in online police forums are responding to the latest non-indictment of a killer officer.
Allie Conti
12.5.14
The Armpit of the Internet

The E-Cigarette Debate Has Exploded on Internet Forums

Vaping has become an intense topic online, especially on forums like Oliver Kershaw's E-Cigarette-Forum.
Michelle Lhooq
3.31.14