Meet the teen game developer crowdsourcing fans’ IRL horror stories
His indie hit ‘Fears to Fathom - Home Alone’ is scaring the crap out of players. Future episodes will be inspired by fans’ most terrifying experiences.
Black cosplayers are tired of being told who they can and can’t portray
They’re subjected to endless abuse online, but they’re undeterred. “I’m about to change the face of cosplay,” says one Black creator.
The eating disorder community is using Nikocado Avocado as ‘thinspiration’
Fans say the infamous mukbanger is eating himself to death. Many use his videos as motivation to go in the opposite — but still very dangerous — direction.
They ordered a 12-foot skeleton online. They got a 12-inch one instead.
Home Depot’s viral Halloween decorations are sold out everywhere, presenting lucrative opportunities for internet scammers and scalpers.
Who makes the hand-painted clothes Kendall Jenner and Emma Chamberlain love?
Keely Murphy, founder of Birthday Girl Shop, is infusing wardrobes with childhood nostalgia and fun — and she wants every day to feel like a birthday party.
It’s terrible being a fat, Black femme on Instagram
Between photo takedowns and fatphobic trolls, the app is a hostile place for creators who don’t fit Western beauty standards.
Can virtual reality help reduce head injuries in soccer?
Player 22 is a VR app that allows players to practice heading without ever touching a ball.
Meet the inspiring Latina taking vegan, eco-friendly fashion mainstream
Paula Maldonado, founder of Dauntless, wants ethical fashion to be honest and accessible to all.
Meet the TikTok terminator taking down anti-vaxxers
Online sleuth @ThatDaneshGuy reports anti-vax TikTokers to their employers and the authorities. Now he has a target on his back.
Is the worst tweet ever really the one about Taylor Swift’s eggs?
Stefan Molyneux thinks it’s “very funny” he won a bad-tweet tourney. The organizer thinks another contender deserved the prize.
Lesbian gamers say Twitch is failing them
They’re tired of the many ways they’re harassed and undervalued on the streaming platform.
We need to talk about Facebook PR guy Andy Stone
He’s making no friends with his brash and combative Twitter presence. What the hell are he and his employer thinking?
Windows 11 review: What a glow up
Microsoft doesn’t reinvent the wheel with Windows 11. It’s still Windows, only now it’s not ugly and it’s easier to use. Plus, it’s free for Windows 10 users, so it’s a no-brainer update.
NBA legend Allen Iverson on his first weed collab with Al Harrington’s Viola
The pair talk about their marijuana strain, dubbed ‘96, and what it’s like to be part of a growing industry.
How Nike built a mind-blowing sports science lab for LeBron James
The LeBron James Innovation Center is home to the largest motion-capture installation and the “most sophisticated” basketball court in the world.
Inside the secretly vibrant business of porn MP3s
Video sites like Pornhub and OnlyFans get all the attention, but audio smut is a surprisingly profitable enterprise.