trends

wellness

I Shot Minerals Into My Arm to See if I’d Feel Less Exhausted

I didn't investigate the science behind them before showing up so I could keep an open mind and benefit from any placebo effect.
Grant Stoddard
11.22.18
Fashion

Does Dressing Like an Idiot At Fashion Week Even Turn Heads Anymore?

No one can dress in 2018 – I went to LFW to see if one more fashion disaster would make a difference.
Nana Baah
9.23.18
in defense of

In Defence of Puka Shell Necklaces

Name one person you were attracted to who didn’t wear this Hawaiian-made trend.
Gabriella Karefa-Johnson
8.15.18
fashon

You Are Going to Die, Whether You Wear Tiny Sunglasses or Not

Two bits of bad news: a) history will not judge this trend kindly, and b) incredibly small sunnies are not an elixir of youth.
Lauren O'Neill
7.15.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Making Sense of the Strange YouTube Unboxing Trend

Philosopher Jean Baudrillard can help us understand this odd online phenomenon.
Aleks Eror
11.24.17
trends

Why Potato Cannons Disappeared and Nobody Said Goodbye

In the early 2000s, spud-launching PVC weapons were the best thing ever.
Julian Morgans
6.16.17
porn

Bush Is Back in Porn, Baby!

Will the mainstream follow porn? Or is porn following the mainstream?
Mark Hay
6.7.17
Health

How People Commemorate the Day They Got Amputated

Inside the growing trend of "ampuversaries."
Serena Solomon
2.28.17
trends

People Tell Us About the Dumbest Trends and Fads from Their Schools

"People at my high school allegedly shoved Cheetos up their asses. I was a non-conformist though."
Justin Caffier
2.17.17
Stuff

Teens Are Going to Extremes for Viral 'Promposals'

Teenagers are spending big bucks and doing elaborate stunts like jumping out of planes, all with the hope of going viral and locking down a prom date.
Erica Euse
11.2.16