When the media talks about social media, it’s always about young, white Americans. We spoke to a wider sample—including a sex worker, a pastor’s wife, a rapper—to see why people do what they do online.
This week many important American things were shut down by major technology issues, from United Airlines to the New York Stock Exchange, which isn’t without a Hollywood precedent. ...
Catfishing is usually part of an online romance scam—not the world of expensive French bulldogs.
No one’s surprised in Silicon Valley when a 12-year-old runs the family e-commerce store. But going to the same high school as Steve Jobs and liking it are two different things.
What one woman labels kinky, another person calls a crime against cake. Offering a taxonomy of erotic fixations.
The web is full of pundits looking to turn every topic into think-bait. One writer commits himself to thinking much, much deeper.
The invasion of the Apple Watch is imminent. While the technology future it heralds is exciting, some of our wrists are already spoken for.
The typical American consumes more than 100,000 words a day and remembers none of them.
When viral stardom strikes, your entire future is suddenly within reach—would you capture it or just let it slip?
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You can learn how to read a poem, but you can’t choose how it will affect you. Here, a little cough launches a journey through a reader’s mind.
If you can’t wait to find out what 2015 will bring—from John Galliano’s Cosby sweaters to Jenny McCarthy getting polio—wait no longer. (Spoilers ahead.)