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'Dopamine Fasting' Is the Newest 'Sounds Fake, but OK' Wellness Trend

If everyone in Silicon Valley was taking a day-long vow of silence and forgoing fun, would you do it too?

10.8.19

The YouTuber Blending Make-Up Tutorials with Radical Politics

"We want bread – and glowy foundations, too!"

10.1.19

The Instagram Accounts Celebrating Lesbian Style

Accounts like @dykeanotherday, @dykedigital and more are countering the stereotype that gay women only dress in flannel shirts and baggy jeans.

9.29.19

Watch Out for These Instagram Pyramid Schemes After Your Cash

Loom circles and fractal mandalas are just different names for a scam that's rinsing millennials of their money.

9.27.19

Plastic Is Dead. Here's What to Replace It With

Mushrooms, cacti and water balls.

9.21.19

How to Quit Your Shitty Job and Become a Barber

Meet a barber who ditched his soul-sucking recruiting job to chop hair.

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9.12.19

The Technology That Could Help the Brexit Party Win an Election

Nigel Farage's party have spent "really a lot of money" on some software that they hope could swing a vote in their favour.

9.11.19

Long Fall: The Most Famous 9/11 Photograph No One Has Seen

The Falling Man's descent into eternity lasted about 10 seconds.

8.23.19

Russia Just Sent This Robot, Which Can Shoot Guns, Into Space

Meet "Fyodor", which will arrive at the International Space Station on Saturday and definitely won't become self aware.

8.19.19

Here’s How Big Far Right Social Network Gab Has Actually Become

Gab has experienced a huge growth spurt in the first half of 2019, a worrying sign of the spread of hateful ideologies and radicalisation online.

8.12.19

Inside Smooci, the Sex Work App Described as 'Uber for Escorts'

We went to the launch of the self-described “next-generation escort booking platform” to see if it had sex workers' interests at heart.

7.26.19

From Apps to Alexa, How NHS Privatisation Entered the Digital Age

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said he wants to “create more porous borders into the NHS” for business innovators. Partnerships like those with Amazon Alexa are only the beginning.

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