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Google’s $350 Billion Haircut
The math’s not pretty on digital advertising’s future revenues. That could mean a massive devaluation for both Google and Facebook.
Which Half Is Wasted?
I Met a Nazi on My Vacation
This past August, I vacationed for three weeks with my girlfriend and her father. We traveled throughout England by rail, visiting…
How To Identify A Toxic Culture Before Accepting A Job Offer
With everyone touting their “amazing” culture it can be hard to tell who is telling the truth. Here are a few red flags to look for.
The 15-Minute Daily Habit That Makes Me a Better Worker
Last fall, after successfully maintaining a minor journaling habit for a while, I decided to start a bullet journal. It became my go-to…
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All the Dumb Things You Can Say About Romance Novels, In One Convenient Place
As you may have guessed from the title, I did not come away from Robert Gottlieb’s romance fiction roundup for The New York Times Book…
The Beholden Age of Television
My ex told me that if I liked the new season of BoJack Horseman, I might actually not have a soul. That sounded a little severe, so I…
Forget trying to love yourself.
Figure out why you’re lying to yourself.
How Much Does a Period Cost, Anyway?
Oh, did you want to buy a house? Sorry, you spent the down payment on tampons.
Hanna Brooks Olsen
Teenage Text Dodging and the Rise of a Global ABC
How the loss of traditional language skills of our teenagers can potentially save our world
Barbara De Roos
The Sky Through The Window
‘What good is life anyway if you can’t laugh through it?’ her eyes continued to stare out into the tiny slice of open sky that was visible…
The Ocean Is California Eternal
A personal history of the L.A. coast
This Is a True Story About White Castle on the Night Michael Jackson Died
When Michael Jackson died, in the early summer of 2009, it was the kind of celebrity death that my particular generation has become…
Beauty in the ‘Nervous’ Breakdown
Understanding the train wreck and taking control.
Of Noodles and Affection
I’m halfway somewhere between the bus stop and the out-of-town road. I’m wading through a small crowd on a half-lit sidewalk. As we walk…
IUDs: The Skydiving of Birth Control
Mostly fine, except the rare case when things go incredibly wrong
Stella J. McKenna
Words, Words, Words; Decolonizing Our Self Perception
I find that decolonization is one of those concepts that means different things to a different people. There is the obvious case of the…
Fork to Throat : The Fear of Choking
What Pseudodysphagia Feels Like
A Therapist on What Sex Addiction Really Is
By Deborah Schiller As Told To Katie Heaney
How Understanding the Psychology of Running Can Influence Your Training
By giving deeper thought to minor details such lacing up and beginning your run, the benefits can go beyond the physical
How My Best Friend Sexually Assaulted and Emotionally Manipulated Me for A Year
“Just so you know, we need to use condoms going forward,” I told my best friend after we fucked for the first time in July 2016. Let’s call…
Is Mixed Reality The Future Of Computing?
We talked to Microsoft’s Alex Kipman and other industry leaders about what the blending of real and virtual means for human interaction…
I Could Hate You If I Didn’t Love You
Caring for the ‘enemy’
S Lynn Knight
And the Piano Played On…
A modern folk tale
Why Do We Keep Sending Women into the STEM Lion’s Den?
Our diversity efforts are ass-backwards.
How Aristotle Predicted Twitter and the Alt-Right
Moral development can’t begin until the passions are under control
Aaron Ross Powell
‘Who Is Also a Lion’
How public restrooms explain Twitter and the social internet
On Whose Authority