What the Downfall of WeWork Says About Tech Capitalism

Startup founder Adam Neumann took over real estate through hype and overvaluation. Now his chickens are coming home to roost.

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The FBI just released new documents about 'The Finders', which conspiracy theorists think was a CIA-linked child abuse cult. But were The Finders just misunderstood?

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Scientists are finding that galaxies can move with each other across huge distances, and against the predictions of basic cosmological models. The reason why could change everything we think we know about the universe.

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Itchy? These Worms Are Suddenly Breeding in People's Eyes and Scientists Are Baffled

Two cattle worm infections in human hosts within two years suggests that they might be an "emerging zoonotic disease in the United States", according to a recent case report.

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The Implications of Instagram Becoming One Big Shop

Many fans of influencers say they aren't bothered by advertising and that 'selling out' doesn't really exist on the platform. But why?

The Rise of Wholesome Social Media

Growing numbers are ditching mainstream social media for platforms like Goodreads and Strava, connecting over book recommendations and fitness achievements.

The New ASMR Trend Is Being Extremely Normal

YouTube videos like Amy’s Essex Beauty Salon​ or Charming English Shoe Cleaner celebrate the whispery, tingly goodness of everyday experiences.

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The Implications of Instagram Becoming One Big Shop

Many fans of influencers say they aren't bothered by advertising and that 'selling out' doesn't really exist on the platform. But why?

When a Young Influencer Dies, their Instagram Transforms Forever

The social media platform has fundamentally altered the way we view and treat death in the 2010s.

The Rise of Wholesome Social Media

Growing numbers are ditching mainstream social media for platforms like Goodreads and Strava, connecting over book recommendations and fitness achievements.

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How I Gamed My Youth Away

I spent so much time gaming I brought my own mother to tears. I spoke to her about what that time was like for her.

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.

Twitch Sues to Identify Users Who Uploaded Christchurch Video and Porn to Its Platform

Users posted the violating material to the section of Twitch for Valve-developed game 'Artifact' at the end of May.

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The Universe Is Made of Tiny Bubbles Containing Mini-Universes, Scientists Say

'Spacetime foam' might just be the wildest thing in the known universe, and we're just starting to understand it.

Scientists Discover a New Phenomena Called 'Stormquakes'

Some powerful storms are so intense that they literally shake the ocean floor.

Ellen and Science Confirm: Rich People Only Care About Themselves

Ellen and Bush don’t really make the strangest of bedfellows, and we have the studies to prove it.

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SIM-Jackers Can Empty Your Bank Account with a Single Phone Call

The mobile phone fraud scam has jumped up in popularity over the past couple of years, and there's very little to stop you from becoming a victim.

I Tried to Get Famous on the ‘New Tumblr’

New Life.AI positions itself as an alternative to Instagram – a social media site without likes or followers, where creative content is rewarded.

The Remarkable Return of the Burner Phone

Some of us are ditching smartphones in favour of more basic choices, as though we're back in the early 2000s. But why?

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