Instagram and Snapchat Are Ruining Our Memories
Documenting our lives for Snapchat and Instagram can decrease the likelihood of retaining those moments as a significant memory.
Trippy Collages of Distorted Realities
Brittan Rosendahl's dizzying works reference magic, religion, and sarcasm.
How to Manipulate Your Way into Power, in Four Complicated Steps
Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin has been dead for over 100 years, but his tactics live on.
These Colorful Photos of America Represent One Photographer's Family History
In Emile Askey's new series, Monuments Are Forever, he takes a road trip throughout the South and Southwest of America to retrace the routes of his childhood travels.
The Power of the Nocebo Effect
Nocebo is the evil twin of the placebo effect—and my constant companion. I set out to find out what it is, and how I could learn to harness the more positive effects of medical mind games.
The Website That Took Over Men's Media
In 2008, one dude started a simple blog to show off his stuff. It's become much, much more than that.
Powerful Photos of What Was Left Behind by America's Secret War in Laos
In her series, Operation Palace Dog, photographer Sadie Wechsler looks for ways to capture the veiled impact of American power in Laos.
How the Increasing Belief in Extraterrestrials Inspires Our Real World
According to research by psychologists, belief in nonhuman intelligence is increasing in unprecedented ways, and many contemporary technopreneurs are being inspired in their work by it.
This Internet Theory Explains Why We All Wind Up with the Same False Memories
It's called the "Mandela Effect."
Inside The Fragmented Minds of People With Dissociative Identity Disorder
The condition was formerly known as “multiple personality disorder,” and the medical field is still in disagreement on whether it is real. But does ‘real’ matter when a diagnosis can help?
Why Do Reality Stars Lie on Camera?
They know they'll get caught. Are they just putting off the inevitable?
How a Young Girl's Death in 2000 Gave Birth to an Urban Legend
On July 1, in a tiny English village, eight-year-old Sarah Payne was playing with her brothers and sister in a country lane. Then she wasn’t. The media panic that followed is a case study in how urban legends are born and spread.