Why does Gen Z love ‘Cow Tools,’ a nonsensical comic from 1982?
“It was so ahead of its time,” says one fan of “The Far Side” cartoonist Gary Larson’s divisive work.
WNBA players deserve signature basketball shoes. Why do men get most of them?
Women sports are often kept out of merch conversations, but it’s time for sneaker brands to pay more attention to female athletes and their marketing potential.
How Nike’s Jordan 1 Mid became one of the most loved and hated sneakers
A once laughed-at shoe is looking at a cultural revival to the surprise of, well, everyone.
Copycats are already ripping off ‘Wordle,’ and fans are pissed
Grifters gonna grift.
Inside the subreddit where adulterers go for emotional support
The rapidly growing r/adultery “was like a family at some points in my life,” says one cheater.
The Fart Jars NFT story doesn’t pass the smell test
Ex-reality star Stephanie Matto got widespread media attention for her gassy NFTs. But the tale behind the project is inconsistent, critics say.
Who built the pyramids and how? The debate rages on YouTube.
Most “alternative historians” distance themselves from theories about aliens, but they’re still spreading damaging misinformation, archaeologists say.
Behold: scenes from The Saddest CES On Record
Omicron didn't officially cancel CES 2022, but technically it didn’t have to.
Who’s using the pinched fingers emoji? Academics are on the case.
It’s beloved by impassioned Italians, K-Pop stans, and crypto bros.
Herpes TikTok influencers are fighting stigma — and fake ‘cure’ bots
Despite constant attacks, they’re bravely educating the masses about the common STI.
Is TikTok censoring mentions of competing apps like Instagram?
Rumors abound about TikTok shadowbanning certain content. The platform won’t say whether there’s any truth to creators’ suspicions.
After ALS struck, he became the world’s most advanced cyborg
Scientist Dr. Peter Scott-Morgan is pushing the boundaries of what it means to be human.
He made a chatbot of his dying mother so he never has to let go
Justin Harrison created YOV — You, Only Virtual — so the bereaved can continue communicating with loved ones who have passed on.
‘It’s sick’: Furries rally against a zoophile influencer
The community is deeply concerned about Hypnotist Sappho, herself a furry, and her apparent sway over minors.
How to build your own pinball machine in 4,761 easy steps
Inside the incredibly complicated, utterly obsessive, potentially lucrative world of homebrew pinball.
The latest horrible NFT project co-opts George Floyd’s image
Floydies appear designed to outrage people — and make some quick cash.