Hacks And Leaks

Before Germany’s Massive Hack, We Learned What Not to Do With Sensitive Stolen Information

A new massive hack and leak in Germany renews the debate over how to cover and share sensitive stolen data.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

Is Chidi in the Bad Place Because of a Diagnosable Mental Illness?

Holy forking shirtballs.
Sydnee Lyons
mental health

Thousands of Mental Health Professionals Agree Trump is Dangerous

“Just as suspicion of crime should lead to an investigation, the severity of impairment that we see should lead to an evaluation, preferably with the president’s consent.”
Bandy X. Lee

China is Using Mass Pee and Poo Surveillance to Police Illegal Drug Use

Police in dozens of Chinese cities are sifting through human waste to track narcotics rings and drug programs.
Sarah Emerson

Experts Explain Why 'Doin' it for the Gram' Makes Us Do Dumb Things

"As everything becomes a reality show, we forget that reality shows are actually staged, and we think that daily life is a reality show when it’s not."
Kara Weisenstein

In The Future, You Could Be Pregnant Outside Your Body

Ectogenesis—having a baby in an artificial womb—sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but it could be a reality if you're rich enough.
Natasha Preskey

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Lawyer Who Defends Rapists

"Hearing someone give evidence about how their life has been ruined is emotional for absolutely everyone."
Sam Nichols

Getting Rid of Nazi Memorabilia Is Harder Than It Sounds

What do you do when your mom wants to sell your grandfather's Nazi-killing trophies, but she lives in the middle of deep-red Florida?
Allie Conti
open thread

Loot Boxes Suck, But What Takes Their Place?

Games aren’t getting any cheaper to make, but companies have created an air of mistrust.
Patrick Klepek
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Gubernatorial Hopeful Brags About Sex with '50 Very Attractive Females' in Bizarre Post

"We made passionate love in the hayloft of her parents' barn in Gallipolis."
Drew Schwartz
Rise Up

Up to 40 Percent of People in Jail in the US Haven’t Even Been Convicted

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Today we look at how challenging special interests in your own government and institutions is the first step towards justice and peace within your community.
Katelyn Harrop
Not The Onion

Plastic Surgeons Urged to Quit Posting Procedures to Instagram

It's the first effort to stop this kind of behavior.
Michelle Malia