The PTSD of EDM: "Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder" concerns ecstasy users who think they've gone crazy.

To win a Kia Sentra you had to kiss it for 50 hours. Twenty contestants would compete, and the last person with his or her lips on the car won. I was up for it.

From a car-kisser to a squash champion to a cowboy, some lovely portraits of American immigrants.

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A father recently released from jail offers some emotional parenting advice to a father going into prison.
Worried that you spend too much time on your smartphone? A former design ethicist at Google says, "Go grayscale."
One million Californians can now apply to have their past marijuana-related offenses reduced or expunged completely.
White paper for the day: When mass killers make the news, they receive more valuable coverage than A-list actors.

Trump continues his unrelenting attacks on the integrity of American journalists and news outlets. This has provided cover for repressive regimes to follow suit.

John McCain rips the President again for his “hypocritical” hatemongering of the press.

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In the world's coldest town—Oymyakon, Russia—a bonfire must be lit to warm the ground before buying any dead bodies.
Zacharie Gaudrillot-Roy creates photorealistic ghost towns by erasing everything from buildings except the facades.

From Daytona to Disney to divorce, Matthew Armitage's illustrated recollection of a manic two weeks in Orlando.

A contraceptive app that tracks vital signs to predict fertility has been blamed for 37 unwanted pregnancies.
Sad news: After nearly a decade, The Awl is closing shop.
The periodic table rearranged as a timeline of when each element "was first used, observed, or predicted."
Israel searches for a tourist who may have Jerusalem syndrome, where people believe they're Biblical figures.
The White House says Senators Perdue and Cotton heard "shithouse," not "shithole," which explains their TV denials.
Andrei Lacatusu depicts social media logos in their future, derelict state.
Kazakhstan's new, non-Cyrillic alphabet is heavy on apostrophes, making it difficult to read or Google.
Google's selfie-portrait app is bereft of Asian faces, returning limited, sometimes offensive, matches.
Even if the Senate Democrats had the votes to reinstate net neutrality, it wouldn't get past Trump or the House.