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Technology

  1. sheeple
    We Can Stop Worrying About Horns Growing Out of Our SkullsOne of the co-authors reportedly left some important details out of the research paper.
  2. the tweet beat
    Trump’s First Twitter Like in Years Is About … Rihanna?The “Executive Time” president salutes another work-life balance queen.
  3. fake news
    Sorry But Your Favorite Viral Story is Probably FakeA guide to keep you from getting duped.
  4. swellness
    Me, Myself, and My NumbersDoes health tracking suggest a way out of loneliness — while also perpetuating it?
  5. influencers
    My Afternoon With ‘Curvy Wife Guy’I met up with a guy whose Instagram I’d devoted hundreds of words to making fun of. Was it possible we’d get along?
  6. hate speech
    Facebook Announced Ban on Far-Right Extremists Before Actually Banning ThemFacebook and Instagram banned Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, among a list of other extremists.
  7. operation varsity blues
    More Parents Are Afraid They’ll Be Caught in College Admissions ScandalAccording to a new report, some parents in Southern California are freaking out about the possibility that they’ll be charged too.
  8. power
    Did Trump Call a Meeting With Twitter to Complain About Losing Followers?During the president’s closed door meeting with Jack Dorsey, he reportedly spent a lot of time talking about losing followers.
  9. college admissions scandal
    College Admissions Scam Fallout: What Happened to Everyone in the ScandalUSC has rejected several applicants, influencer Olivia Jade Giannulli lost major endorsement deals, and Hallmark is done with Lori Loughlin.
  10. the tweet beat
    It Must Be Nice to Be a Tech DudeJack Dorsey says he only eats one meal, five days a week.
  11. get that money
    Why Is Stalking People on Venmo So Addictive?I can’t look away from my friends’ (and ex’s) Venmo feeds.
  12. good question
    Wait, Are People Really Tracking My Emails?Constantly, as it turns out.
  13. science of us
    Most Days I Don’t Speak at AllIs that weird?
  14. select all
    Momo Isn’t What Parents Need to Worry About on YouTubeUnderstanding this week’s overhyped internet panic.
  15. the cut opinion pages
    Break Your PhoneIt’s the only way to be acceptably disconnected.
  16. how to
    Here’s How to Turn Off Gmail’s Terrible ‘Nudge’ FeatureWe already have enough email anxiety, thank you.
  17. ranch resistance
    Kirsten Gillibrand Couldn’t Keep This College Student From Her Ranch DressingTalking with Twitter’s mystery ranch woman.
  18. extortion
    Jeff Bezos Thwarts the National Enquirer’s Nude Picture Extortion AttemptThe Amazon CEO published correspondence between his camp and a tabloid digging up dirt on his affair.
  19. hairy situations
    Amazon-Enabled Hair Salons Are ComingAlexa, give me bangs.
  20. just asking questions
    BuzzFeed Paid the Teen Making Its Top Quizzes in Free SwagRachel McMahon is a 19-year-old college student in Michigan who learned this week that she was BuzzFeed’s second-highest traffic driver in the world.
  21. oops
    Kellyanne Conway Might Want to Learn How to Hide Her Shady TextsA former Trump aide’s new book reveals that Conway used to make a ridiculously careless blunder.
  22. good ideas
    Why Not Communicate With Your Friends Solely Through Celebrities?Cameo is a service for hiring celebrities to tell your friends things like “happy birthday.” But what if you used it to tell them “I’m running late”?
  23. science of us
    If You’re Feeling Bad, Email Someone a ComplimentIt’s an S.O.S. reconnection to the world.
  24. select all
    This Instagram Influencer’s Failed Tour Will Satisfy Your Fyre Fest NostalgiaThe $165 ticket promised fresh orchid crowns. In reality, guests were given a single flower to put in their hair and then give back after a photo.
  25. science of us
    How Much Junk Am I Consuming Online Every Day?What is “digital nutrition” and is mine enviable?
  26. say what now?
    Trump on Bezos Divorce: ‘Going to Be a Beauty’Just a very normal comment from our very normal president.
  27. select all
    Please Calm Down About the Bird Box ChallengePeople aren’t actually walking into oncoming traffic blindfolded.
  28. technology
    A Wellness Blogger From the 1400s Weighs InGuten tag.
  29. the cut opinion pages
    Apps Can Take a HikeIt’s been long enough — they’re just not working out.
  30. advice
    Take Your Time Responding to EmailRelieve some pressure, and give everyone a little space.
  31. science of us
    I Cherish My Period TrackerThe apps may not all be perfect, but I love this one.
  32. metoo
    Google Paying Off a Sexual Assaulter Isn’t Surprising, That’s How Things WorkGoogle has paid Andy Rubin nearly $90 million dollars since he resigned in 2014 after he coerced a female coworker into performing oral sex.
  33. lost in space
    Want to Dry Your Hair With NASA Technology?Houston, we have a hair-dryer.
  34. blue light special
    An Eye Cream for People Who Look at Screens All DaySo, everyone.
  35. telephone usage
    I Can’t Stop Watching Trump’s Tragic Struggle to Figure Out Speakerphone“Enrique?”
  36. robot money
    You Can Buy Hair Spray With Bitcoin NowThe way of the future.
  37. good ideas
    There Should Be No Internet for One Weekend Per MonthA good idea.
  38. relationships
    What I Learned on My Date With a Sex RobotMaybe they need to be more like us. Or maybe we’re already learning to be more like them.
  39. pinterest this
    Flying Wedding Veils Are Exactly What They Sound LikeThe latest in matrimony trends.
  40. technology
    Rudy Giuliani Tries to Use Apple AirPods, FailsThat’s … one way to wear them.
  41. sexual assault
    TripAdvisor Is Reportedly Being Investigated for Censoring Rape ClaimsUsers say their reviews of dangerous establishments, meant to warn other potential guests, were deleted without explanation.
  42. always shopping
    A Smartwatch With Actual StyleIt won’t look dated when the next model drops.
  43. technology
    Over 2,000 People Watched a Livestream of Mark Ruffalo’s PocketDaaaaaad.
  44. internet culture
    Mourning the Death of AIM With Memories of Our Most Embarrassing Screen NamesPour one out for AOL Instant Messenger.
  45. A Colorado Dad Wants to Make It Illegal to Sell Smartphones to PreteensThe initiative would make Colorado the first state to regulate smartphone sales to kids.
  46. good vibrations
    As a Single Woman, I’m Willing to Consider These Vibrating Yoga PantsPerfect for self-care multitasking.
  47. When Your Best Friend Is Younger Than Your DaughterWhy cross-generational friendships among women are on the rise.
  48. How Ingrained Is Sexism in Silicon Valley? Ask the Women Trying to Get FundingWomen entrepreneurs describe being degraded and humiliated when trying to get their companies off the ground.
  49. disruption
    This Amazon Device Is About to Make Getting Dressed Super CreepyWhat could possibly go wrong?
  50. generations
    Don’t Call Me a Millennial — I’m an Old MillennialGiven the epochal events that changed the young adulthoods of older and younger millennials, it’s time to split the generation in half.
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