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?
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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.
Meet the Scientist Planning to Blast Space Junk out of Orbit With Lasers
Humanity has left 900,000 pieces of garbage orbiting earth. Professor Craig Smith wants a cleanup.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
My Sensual Journey into Japan's $90 Million Fake Anime Boyfriend Market
Since the 90s, Japanese women have been playing otome ("maiden") games, which allow the player to pursue virtual relationships with several virtual hunks. In the interest of journalism, I spent over $60 flirting with them.
All The Dating Apps, Ranked By How Badly They'll Disappoint You
Hey Bumble: forcing women to message first is not feminist. It's just really fucking inconvenient.
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