the internet

food news

Copycats Are Licking More Ice Cream Cartons Thanks to That Viral Video

So can we go back to buying ice cream and feeling reasonably confident that no one else's tongue has touched it? OF COURSE NOT.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.8.19
CELEBRITIES

Tony Hawk Really, Really Wants You to Know People Keep Recognizing Him in Public

He's been tweeting about it religiously for years, obsessed with letting the world know that strangers keep saying, "Hey—you're Tony Hawk!"
Drew Schwartz
6.20.19
the internet

The Insults You Can and Cannot Use

Sorry! These are the rules now!
James Greig
6.13.19
the internet

I Was in a Viral Fake News Meme About VICE

Which was funny, until a load of supposedly internet-literate people started believing it was real.
Niloufar Haidari
5.22.19
Restaurants

People Write Petty Restaurant Reviews When the Weather Is Bad, Study Says

People being petty on the internet? You don't say!
Jelisa Castrodale
4.26.19
Vegan

Vegan YouTuber Admits She's Not Vegan After Being Caught Eating Fish

YouTube's vegan community is calling Yovana Mendoza "deceitful" and "sickening" after she was forced to address the controversy.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.20.19
Internet Exploring

I'm Obsessed with the Story of Lil Xan's Allegedly Fake Ultrasound Pics

Internet sleuths have accused Xan and fiancée Annie Smith of using an ultrasound photo they found on Google as an image of their unborn child.
Leslie Horn
2.27.19
Drugs

Restaurant Apologizes for Instagram Post Showing Baggie of Fentanyl as 'New Brunch Special'

Yuzu bar in Ohio chalked up the misunderstanding to "a generational gap of humor."
Jelisa Castrodale
2.26.19
the internet

This Man Will Eat Anything on Ice Cream Reddit Tells Him to

Quick, go give him suggestions before he taps out.
Hannah Keyser
12.23.18
the internet

Inside the Organisation That Rids the Internet of Child Sex Abuse

We visited the Cambridgeshire headquarters of the Internet Watch Foundation, whose analysts are tasked with searching out and identifying child sexual abuse images and videos.
Michael Segalov
12.20.18
alcohol

Welcome to the Weird eBay Market for the Now-Defunct Trump Vodka

For anywhere from $25 to 10,000 bones, you can own a piece of the president's failed booze business.
Luke Winkie
12.1.18
the internet

How the Internet Turns Shopping Into an Obsession

A new report from internet use and psychology researchers warns that the internet could be contributing to more cases of "shopping addiction".
Lauren O'Neill
10.15.18
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