These Screen-Blocking Glasses Are Ad-Blockers for Real Life
The IRL glasses block LCD/LED screens to give you some time away from looking at ads.
Kaleidoscopic Mirror Portraits Examine the Vanity of Selfie Culture
By photographing his friends, Matthew Morrocco reflects on the ways social media has changed IRL relationships.
*Gazes into the distance*
The Motherboard Guide to Logging Off
We'll see you on the other side of the long weekend.
You Can Now Buy the Privacy-Focused Cryptocurrency Monero Offline With Cash
'LocalMonero' wants buying Monero to be even more anonymous.
Friendster Was the Best Social Media Site, Ever
Twitch Banned the Streamer Who Got Swatted Off a Plane
What is Twitch going to do about streams that get swatted while traveling? Ban them, it seems.
The Milo Yiannopoulos Fallout Reminds Us Why the Political Must Be Made Personal
The most abstract concepts are, ultimately, made of people. The trick is finding ways to communicate how.
Internet Artists Bridge The Gap Between Username And Body
'Meatspace' considers the problems of having a body in the digital age.
Tech-Savvy Teens Have Worse IRL Social Skills, But the Kids Are Alright
A new study finds tech-savvy teens bad at IRL romance, but what questions aren’t we asking?
A Massive, Insane New Art Installation Is an IRL Version of the Internet's Dark Side
'Cellar Door' is a nightmarish, 50-room installation in the basement of an Austrian theater. An art project that turns the dark underbelly of internet culture into a physical installation, the 504-hour-long performance is not for the faint of heart.
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Everything We Learned from Our 'Reflektor Tapes' Q&A with Arcade Fire
When you're arguably the biggest indie band in the world, you're allowed to open your documentary screening with a Bukowski poem.
Coming Soon? Duff Beer from 'The Simpsons,' IRL
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