Annie Rauwerda

Annie is a University of Michigan student studying Neuroscience and writer at Input. She shares Wikipedia screenshots on Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter as @depthsofwikipedia. She loves distance running and her cat.

ICE ally Trust Stamp just fixed a massive security flaw

Names and driver’s license information for a few dozen people has been wrongly released by the facial recognition company.

Tech
Science

They’re putting tracking devices in cheese now

Micro transponders pair nicely with microplastics, we hear.

Hmm

Report: Elon Musk sexually harassed employee, paid her to stay silent

Insider reports that the SpaceX CEO exposed himself to a company flight attendant, touched her without consent, and later offered to buy her a horse as a bribe.

Gross

I can’t stop watching the ‘hanger reflex’ freak people out

Sorry, but the internet says you have to stop what you’re doing and shimmy a hanger onto your head.

Weird

The wholesome life of Sam Barsky, the internet’s favorite knitter

For two decades, Sam Barsky has knit sweaters of places and then posts photos of himself wearing the sweaters at those places.

Culture

123Greetings is still up and still amazing

Yes, the e-card/digital greetings service is still online. And yes, it never got a Web 2.0 makeover. Thank god!

This Thing Rules

The AI-powered Am I the Asshole spinoff is back and better than ever

“AITA for switching to regular milk to prove my lactose intolerant roommate keeps stealing from me?”

Ethics
Good news

Instagram announces NFT integration test just as the market flops

Both Ethereum and Bitcoin values are down nearly 20 percent in the last week.

Tech
No hassle

Gen Z is falling into debt thanks to ‘buy now, pay later’ startups

Companies like Klarna and Afterpay can enable bad spending habits, tank your credit, and lack the consumer protections of genuine credit lenders.

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This retro emoji ‘font’ brings us back to the beautiful basics

It's the same cat with heart eyes that you know and love, but this time with no colors or shading!

Back to basics

Controversial ADHD startup Cerebral stops prescribing Adderall

The company you've seen all over your TikTok feed is also being investigated by the DEA.

Pills pills pills

As a swimmer, the Shokz OpenSwim underwater headphones changed my life

If you need me, I'll be listening to podcasts in the pool.

This Thing Rules

‘Jeopardy!’ champ Mattea Roach reveals her online obsessions

The 23-year-old Canadian phenom loves internet puzzles (and hates online dating).

Facts

Facebook's pivot to podcasts is going up in flames

After just one year, Facebook will end its push into podcasts according to a report from Bloomberg.

Pivot

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene wants to do away with Section 230

MTG wants to ban Twitter from banning her account, basically.

Questionable congresspeople
mail

Reddit wants to give you up to $50K to do all kinds of weird projects

Think of all the bread that r/breadstapledtotrees could staple to trees with that cash.

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