Technology

Menstruation

The Race to Crack India's Lucrative Menstruation Market

The vast majority of women in India don't use sanitary products, instead relying on everything from cow dung and newspapers when it comes to that time of the month. But local entrepreneurs are determined to change that with reusable pads, menstrual...
Rebecca Hobson
1.27.19
Religion

The Catholic Church Has No Idea How to Win Over Young People

The Vatican's spiffy "Click to Pray" app isn't going to save it.
Alex Norcia
1.26.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

IBM Might Be Invading Your Cellphone Privacy to Predict the Weather

IBM just turned on the barometer inside your phone.
Matthew Justus
1.22.19
ALIENS

China to Seriously Start Hunting for Aliens in 2019

Astronomers think aliens from other galaxies could be trying to communicate with us so Chinese scientists built a huge telescope to find out.
Christine Barba
1.19.19
Parental Advisory

Why Are Women Still Refusing Painkillers During Childbirth?

An increasing number of American women are choosing to have their babies delivered with fewer interventions.
Natasha Preskey
1.6.19
Photography

This Photographer Is Exploring the Mechanics of the Nude Selfie

Dora Papanikita's project 'Sex In the Digital Age' focuses on how technology has changed sex, and how we create sexual images.
Chris Bethell
1.3.19
mental health

A Sanity Checklist for 2019

These 4 things are likely affecting your anxiety level. If you’re trying to get your head on straight, this is the most fundamental place to start.
Rajul Punjabi
12.18.18
online shopping

Your Cart Is Empty

We live in a world committed to making purchases as easy as possible. But at what cost?
Kate Dries
12.14.18
workplace ghosting

How Companies Are Dealing with Millennials Ghosting on Their Jobs

Low unemployment rates in certain sectors and 'texting culture' can mean abrupt departures that create frustration for employers.
Anne Gaviola
12.7.18
future

We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future

Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.
Becky Ferreira
12.7.18
privacy

People Who Buy Smart Speakers Have Given Up on Privacy, Researchers Find

Smart speakers raise a number of privacy questions, which owners are choosing to just shrug off.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.27.18
addiction

Study Says Students Would Rather Go Without Food than Without Their Phones

Research into smartphone addiction is still in its preliminary stages, but folks: It's looking bleak.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.21.18
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