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Twitter Is Spamming Users With Unexplained Notifications And Everyone Is Losing Their Minds

Twitter is sending out strange notifications to users, and no one knows what's going on.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.16.18
Feline Fine

This Website Is Literally Just a Cat Purring Forever

Purrli is the white noise generator of cat lovers' dreams.
Samantha Cole
6.30.17
enter sandman

The Oddly Satisfying, Strangely Soothing World of Sand Slicing Videos

I spoke to the person behind a new Instagram account that has me obsessed.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.30.17
Windows to the Past

Man Puts Computer Through Hell By Installing Every Major Windows Upgrade

Clippy forever
Samantha Cole
3.15.17
Memes

Meme Collectors Are Using the Blockchain to Keep Rare Pepes Rare

Only the dankest, please.
Corin Faife
1.27.17
Instagram

John Cena May No Longer Be the King of Wrestling, But He Rules Instagram

What can John Cena’s weird Instagram, which is filled with in-jokes and cryptic images, tell us about how the superstar wrestler has rebranded himself?
Oliver Lee Bateman
1.20.17
politics

Pony Nationalism and the Furred Reich: Inside the Alt-Furry's Online Zoo

Make Equestria Great Again.
Roisin Kiberd
1.12.17
Twitter

Twitter Has Suspended the TrumpBots

@PatrioticPepe and a series of automated accounts that replaced it have all been suspended by Twitter.
Jason Koebler
12.7.16
Culture

'I Look at a Cloud and I See It as Me’: The People Who Identify As Objects

Otherkin are known for identifying as animals and mythical creatures, but some people in the community controversially say they identify as weather, plants, and abstract concepts as well.
Callie Beusman
8.3.16
Reddit

Ruin Your Google Search History With One Click Using This Website

Reddit has officially freaked out over a site that automatically directs your browser to search terms pedophiles and would-be terrorists might use.
Jason Koebler
6.10.16
Drake

Drake’s Twitter Was Allegedly Hacked

Who is 'Aiden'?
Jordan Pearson
6.6.16
Culture

My Sensual Journey into Japan's $90 Million Fake Anime Boyfriend Market

Since the 90s, Japanese women have been playing otome ("maiden") games, which allow the player to pursue virtual relationships with several virtual hunks. In the interest of journalism, I spent over $60 flirting with them.
Callie Beusman
3.18.16
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