Even Fortune Cookies Have Ads Now Because the World Is Bad
God forbid we're allowed to enjoy two bites of sugary goodness without getting a taste of late capitalism.
What it’s Like Writing Fake Essays for Wealthy International Students
College admissions fraud is a global industry. Just ask these “tutors.”
Stephen K Hirst
The College Scam Is Exposing All the Legal Ways Rich People Game Society
The real question is what took so long for the country to start looking at this stuff more closely.
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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.
Anti-Amazon Fever Is Spreading, and Big Tech Companies Should Be Worried
After the company's deal collapsed in New York, the next community-upending project might be a tougher sell.
California's Wildfires Are Exposing the Rotten Core of Capitalism
It's going to get weirder from here.
Lauren Lee White
A Man Just Married an Anime Hologram in Japan. Now Here's the Rest of the Story
There's more going on here than a super strange wedding reception.
America Is Selling Blood for Big Profits to the Rest of the World
It's the most primordial substance there is, so maybe it was inevitable that it would become a commodity more valuable than oil.
The Story Behind the Mysterious Guillotine on a Brooklyn Roof
"I don't know if it can kill, but it can definitely maim," the artist who built it told us.
Why the Brutal Death of IRL Retail Should Scare Everyone
Sears just became the latest giant to go under in the age of Amazon. This is getting creepy.
The Hot New Millennial Trend Is Scamming Amazon for Big Money
"To most people $230,000 is a lot of money, but for Amazon it probably doesn’t do anything to hurt its stock price."
This Pretend Billionaire Threw Insane Parties for Celebs and then Vanished
From hosting champagne-drenched ragers on the French Riviera to helping arrange funding for the 'The Wolf of Wall Street,' Jho Low seemed to have it all—until his world started falling apart.