For Women Who Wear Hijab, Finstas Can Be a Space to Let Loose Online
By the time private accounts with curated followers became mainstream, they were old news to me. I knew many women who wore hijabs who would set their Instagram profiles to private, write “WOMEN ONLY” in their bios, and post pictures with their hair down.
27 Percent of California Teens Are Gender Nonconforming
A new study of California youth found that more than one in four teens say their classmates view them as resisting dominant forms of gender expression.
The Guy Who Saved Your iPhone From Hackers Is Stuck in a UAE Jail
'Million dollar dissident' Ahmed Mansoor’s actions protected millions of iPhone users from sophisticated spyware. If you care about your privacy and security, you should be fighting for his release.
69 New Emojis Announced, Including Breastfeeding Woman, Woman with Headscarf, and Steak
New symbols are coming to Emoji 5.0, including vampires, zombies, merpeople, and bearded men.
The Artist Who Fights Authoritarianism with Doodles
The power of the Romanian artist's politically motivated work lies in its simplicity.
A Burning Man Decompression Party Made Me Not Hate Burning Man
I really thought it was all bullshit.
This Photographer Reverse-Searches His Body Parts on Google to Make 'Melfies'
Melbourne photographer Jackson Eaton is inverting our idea of selfies.
Former 'Onion' Editor: We Need to Defend Satire, Even When We Don't Like It
It's important to know that everything, no matter how offensive, can be said.
Ryshon Jones's "Bottomless Pit" Will Make You Want to Do Something with Your Worthless Life
In Jones's own words, this new track embodies "the idea of growth and taking power in your own hands. There are people who complain about things. And then there are people who sit back, observe, and change what they don't like.”
The Ultimate Opinion Piece: Your Opinion Is Wrong
We always hope that the right and the left would find common ground; maybe this common ground is the abusing of scientific terms to mask their total ignorance.
This Is What Thoughts Look Like
Japanese scientists videotaped a baby fish brain reacting to food. And it's amazing.
E.T. Phone Drone
Using small-fry drones to simulate landing robots on the Moon.