Social Media

How an Internet Joke Got Me Death Threats and Forced Me to Leave Town

Omer Ghazi, an aspiring rap artist, had to leave Aligarh after a photo of him in a bar went viral on social media.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
17 hours ago

This Kolkata-Based Animator’s Retelling of the ‘Mahabharata’ Humanises Its Relevance Today

In the times of mythical symbols being used for violence, Upamanyu Bhattacharyya’s creations strip off the glories of the epic wars.
Pallavi Pundir
2 days ago

How I Made Money By Running Away From My Hostel

At the age of 10, my little adventure had turned into an inter-state police operation.
Qutub Alam; As Told To: Zeyad Masroor Khan
2 days ago
You Make Me Wanna

Tuxedo Mask's Unconditional Love for Sailor Moon Was Revolutionary—And Hot

Usagi was a loud-mouth cry-baby with a voracious appetite—and Mamoru thought she was perfect. Growing up, Tuxedo Mask showed me that, one day, I'd meet someone who'd love me for who I was.
Janelle Lassalle
2 days ago
Saudi Arabia

Hackers Allegedly Alter ‘Davos in the Desert’ Site to Show Image of Murdered Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

One of the images allegedly included a representation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman executing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
Joseph Cox
21 hours ago

How Did Nature Form This Near-Perfect Rectangular Iceberg?

The tabular iceberg recently broke from the Larsen C ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula.
Becky Ferreira
20 hours ago
science is cool

This Is What Happens in Your Dogs' Brain When You Talk to Them

And other science headlines you don't want to miss.
Shayla Love
20 hours ago

I Ate Sardinia's Live-Maggot-Infested Cheese

Casu marzu is often a happy accident that results when a fly lays her eggs before the cheese rind is fully formed. It's also illegal.
Elizabeth Heath
18 hours ago
Soul Calibur VI

'Soulcalibur VI' is a Return to Fighting Form

'Soulcalibur VI' moves the series forward by offering a furious, albeit beginner-friendly clash of fighting styles.
Eric Van Allen
a day ago

Student Allegedly Baked Dead Grandpa's Ashes in Cookies and Handed Them Out at School

If you’ve recently lost someone close to you and are considering including their remains in some baked goods, maybe… don’t?
Jelisa Castrodale
a day ago
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Huh, Cardi B Is Really Good at ASMR

Hope you like whispering and wet mouth sounds!
Colin Joyce
19 hours ago
we saw this

I Got My Phone Stolen, Lost My Friends, and Still Believe in Desert Daze

In a year of reckoning, the festival reminds us that counterculture might change, but it can't be killed.
Andrea Domanick
2 days ago