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The Bizarre Phenomenon of Subliminal YouTube Videos

Millions of people think watching "subliminals" will make them grow taller and manifest money, but some say YouTubers are hiding dark messages in their videos.
Aris Apostolopoulos
a day ago
extremism

How Teachers Are Fighting the White Nationalists Brainwashing Their Students

“This will get worse before it gets better.”
Tess Owen
2 days ago
this is fine

I Watch Serena Williams Work Her Ass Off to Do Literally Any of My Own Work

If she can win 23 Grand Slam titles, perhaps I can sit down to write, say, 1,000 words.
Mitchell Kuga
9.5.19
extremism

YouTube Commenters Shift From 'Intellectual Dark Web' Fans to the Far-Right, Study Shows

New research looked at commenters’ migration from “contrarian” personalities like Jordan Peterson to “alt-right” extremist channels.
Mack Lamoureux
9.2.19
Art

Is Online Piracy an Art Form?

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, also the defining aesthetic of our times, probably.
Isaac Kariuki
9.2.19
food-features

When Vegan Influencers Quit Being Vegan, the Backlash Can Be Brutal

Popular YouTubers like Rawvana and Bonny Rebecca gave up veganism to save their health. But the fallout from their fans has been immense.
Cassidy Dawn Graves
8.30.19
ALIENS

Paranormal Filmmakers Are Skipping Streaming and Publishing Straight to YouTube

Top filmmakers say their work is sanitized by television and Netflix, so they're finding massive audiences on YouTube instead.
MJ Banias
8.27.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Songs in India’s ‘Patriotism Pop’ Genre Are Urging Hindus to Claim Kashmir

Songs about marrying Kashmiri women and buying land there are gathering millions of hits on YouTube and TikTok.
Shamani Joshi
8.27.19
Features

Your Beauty Habit Is Destroying the Environment

These makeup artists and influencers want the cosmetics industry to start changing before we're buried in tonnes of plastic.
Shayma Bakht
8.26.19
Hong Kong

YouTube Just Kicked Hundreds of Chinese Propaganda Channels Offline

But Hong Kongers warn that there are still plenty of YouTube channels that push Beijing's anti-protest narrative and spread misinformation.
Tim Hume
8.26.19
YouTube

YouTube Removed Videos of Robots Fighting, Calling it Animal Abuse

Several Battlebots videos were taken down in the least few days, with YouTube citing animal cruelty policies.
Samantha Cole
8.21.19
body

Cigarette Reviewers on YouTube Smoke So You Don't Have To

“I’m committed, not addicted."
Jeremy Glass
8.15.19
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