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The Truth and Lies Issue

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.
Eda Yu
4.2.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

Trippy Collages of Distorted Realities

Brittan Rosendahl's dizzying works reference magic, religion, and sarcasm.
Brittan Rosendahl
3.29.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

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.
Amos Barshad
3.28.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

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.
Emile Askey
3.27.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

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.
Shayla Love
3.26.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

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.
Allie Conti
3.25.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

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.
Sadie Wechsler
3.22.19
ALIENS

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.
D.W. Pasulka
3.21.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

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?
Shayla Love
3.17.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

Why Do Reality Stars Lie on Camera?

They know they'll get caught. Are they just putting off the inevitable?
Allie Jones
3.11.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

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.
Gavin Haynes
3.11.19
Paranormal Activity

These Photos Attempt to Capture Paranormal Activity

Elizabeth Moran uses photography and paranormal investigators to reckon with her family's haunted history.
Elizabeth Moran
3.11.19
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