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10.14.19

Elizabeth Warren Says She Would 'Welcome' the Rock's President Bid

"I know he would fight for the principles that he believes in."

10.7.19

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.

10.7.19

People Are Typing on Their Smartphones Almost as Fast as on Keyboards Now

A new study from the University of Cambridge reveals that the typing gap between mobile and desktop computers is narrowing, and the youth have the advantage.

10.1.19

Which of Your Favourite Apps and Websites Are the Worst for the Environment

Facebook and Google: actually relatively good. Netflix: not so much.

9.30.19

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.

9.19.19

How Serial Killer Aileen Wuornos Became a Cult Hero

To her fans, Wuornos's story offers a powerful example of a survivor who defies the respectability politics of victimhood.

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9.19.19

It Was My Umbrella That Locked Us Out of the WeWork

I left work Friday without my umbrella. On Monday morning, it had locked me out of the office. By Tuesday, my umbrella was a meme.

9.16.19

People Are Poking Holes in Influencer Tactics – What Comes Next?

After some big 'gotcha' press stories ran this summer, I went to an "influencer festival" to see how the industry may respond.

9.5.19

Badger, Badger, Mushroom: Remembering 'Random' Humour of the 2000s

We wouldn't have TikTok without Newgrounds, Charlie the Unicorn, Salad Fingers and so much of what made online humour absurd and addictive.

9.4.19

Depop's Dizzying Rise from Your Bedroom to Fashion Week

The clothes resale app that has defined Gen Z fashion is about to host its first fashion show at NYFW.

8.30.19
8.29.19

Tons of People Still Rent Netflix DVDs, Apparently

The company has mailed its 5 billionth DVD, and we have one question: who is actually ordering DVDs from Netflix?

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