Internet

Internet

The Creators of the World's Longest-Running Webcam Are Pulling the Plug

FogCam, an early-internet project of two San Francisco State University alumni, has reached its end after 25 years.
Samantha Cole
8.19.19
Internet

We Interviewed the Priest From the 'Hot Priest Summer' TikTok

According to the Texas-based Episcopal priest David W. Peters, "I'm like the least funny priest I know."
Bettina Makalintal
8.19.19
Art

Maria Qamar Refuses to Keep Her Art a Secret Anymore

After clashing with her family over her art for years, the artist known as @hatecopy is making her work bigger, bolder, and more unapologetic.
Bettina Makalintal
8.19.19
Internet

Pornhub Is Still Working With Company Sued for Manipulating Women Into Porn

Pornhub is still hosting and profiting from Girls Do Porn, a company that's being sued by 22 women.
Samantha Cole
8.12.19
Internet

This Simple Law Could Have Saved The US $126 Billion in Broadband Deployment Costs

Experts say a law requiring fiber conduit be installed in highway construction is a “no brainer,” so why hasn’t one been passed?
Karl Bode
8.9.19
Internet

Getting Rid of 8chan Isn't Going to Get Rid of QAnon

Some longtime watchers of the conspiracy say it's grown to the point where it doesn't need 8chan or even Q anymore.
Mack Lamoureux
8.8.19
Internet

This Hideous Emoji House Is at the Center of Some Truly Bizarre L.A. Beef

"I feel like I’ve been directly attacked with my eyelash extensions... It’s mocking me. It’s heartbreaking. I mean, it’s literally staring right at me.”
Jelisa Castrodale
8.7.19
Internet

I Scammed Influencer Caroline Calloway at Her Event, The Scam

The Instagram user has been selling a glamorous illusion; in reality, she seems to be struggling to pay her rent.
Anna Iovine
8.6.19
Internet

8chan Forced to Move to Obscure Dark Web Service

8chan is distributing a copy of its content over a decentralized platform that supporters of the Islamic State also tried to use.
Joseph Cox
8.6.19
crime

How a Group Of Gamers Tracked Down a Quadruple Murder Suspect

When one of their friends said he killed three people and was about to kill another, the members of a gaming forum sprung into action. But they were faced with a terrible situation—the clock was ticking and they had no idea where the alleged killer was.
Mack Lamoureux
8.2.19
Internet

A Teacher Was Suspended for Showing Teens 'Salad Fingers'

We are so old.
Mack Lamoureux
8.1.19
Internet

The Lost Art of Warez

A hacker graffiti scene surfaces in new documentary.
DJ Pangburn
7.31.19
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