international women's day
Broadly Picks: 9 Must-Read Books by Women
Feminista Jones, Fatimah Asghar, Virgie Tovar, and other women you need on your bookshelf—today and every day.
Ref Suspended for Using Rock, Paper, Scissors Instead of Coin Toss on Kickoff
Soccer referee David McNamara left his coin in the locker room, so he went with the best he had: a schoolyard game.
Liam Daniel Pierce
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Antarctic Researcher Allegedly Stabbed Colleague Who Spoiled Book Endings
It seems like this researcher couldn’t keep his… cool.
LeVar Burton Has a Message for Nonreaders Like Donald Trump
We talked to the famed 'Star Trek' actor about his past, present, and future.
You Know Who Rules?
The Woman Working to Ensure No Community Is Left Without Literature
Lisa Lucas is the first black woman to be named executive director of the National Book Foundation—and in her second year in the position, her vision is more ambitious than ever.
The Software Developer Bringing Diversity to Your Reading List
Kaya Thomas created WeReadToo to share books by authors of color featuring characters of color.
New Study Finds That Most Redditors Don’t Actually Read the Articles They Vote On
And the world makes a little more sense.
Jason Dill’s Fall Reading List
Ahead of his 'Epicly Later'd' episode on VICELAND, we asked skate legend and oddball Jason Dill to recommend five of his favorite books.
'Dinosaur Facts,' Today's Comic by Robin Vehrs
In Robin Vehr's new weekly comic, 'Ocean of Tears', some friends attempt to learn how to write.
*Gazes into the distance*
The Motherboard Guide to Logging Off
We'll see you on the other side of the long weekend.
did you read it?
How Does an 8,000 Word Story Go Viral?
A recent Atlantic story set a daily traffic record, but most people read it in bits and pieces, while eagerly sharing.
the urge to merge
When Two Remain Two: A Potted History of Failed Soccer Club Mergers
Plans to merge two football clubs are rarely popular and tend to founder, often in the face of overwhelming fan opposition. Here, we revisit some of the grand alliances that never came to pass.