World Dispatch: YouTube’s fake views problem won’t go away
Inflated viewcounts are thriving on the platform. We ask why, today on The Outline World Dispatch.
World Dispatch: Why do we march?
We posed the question at the March For Our Lives on this episode of The Outline World Dispatch.
World Dispatch: Matt Binder’s journey into fake #Resist Twitter
Who is behind a network of liberal bots? We dig into it, today on The Outline World Dispatch.
World Dispatch: Inside an adult bike-riding class
It’s never too late, today on The Outline World Dispatch.
Watching Stephen Sondheim teach his own songs is glorious
Talk about a masterclass.
World Dispatch: E. Alex Jung is a ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ scholar
The ‘New York Magazine’ writer sashays onto The Outline World Dispatch to talk about the show’s place in culture.
The religious experience of watching ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’
Ahead of the show‘s 10th season, a photographer captures the camaraderie of group viewings.
A fundamental ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ reading list
Because reading is what?
World Dispatch: Let’s talk about ‘Love’
The Netflix show, but also the concept. Today on The Outline World Dispatch.
World Dispatch: The universe sounds a lot like Radiohead
This project converted solar system data into audio and it sounds like a Radiohead song. We listen to it today on The Outline World Dispatch.
World Dispatch: How to keep a dying language alive
For starters, you have to come up with ways to say things like “smartphone,” today on The Outline World Dispatch.
World Dispatch: How the alt-right targets depressed people
Seemingly generic YouTube videos about overcoming depression are gateways into a world of vitriolic extremism. We take a look at some, today on The Outline World Dispatch.
World Dispatch: How to visit Antarctica before it disappears
We take a peek at the iciest tourism industry in the world, today on The Outline World Dispatch.
World Dispatch: What it takes to get banned from Reddit
The site has a long history of dragging its feet on moderation. We take a look at one subreddit that got the axe, today on The Outline World Dispatch.
World Dispatch: What does ‘Queer Eye’ need to be in 2018?
The Netflix reboot of the makeover show is fabulous and topical. We examine why, today on The Outline World Dispatch.
World Dispatch: Don’t let Seamless ads turn you into a monster
These ads are bad. Don’t be these people, today on The Outline World Dispatch.
World Dispatch: Monopoly tears people apart
And we added new rules that somehow made the game scarier, today on The Outline World Dispatch.
World Dispatch: Ignore your coworkers with these chill sounds
We love this ambient sound app, but you have to hear it for yourself. Today on The Outline World Dispatch.
World Dispatch: Why Mo’Nique deserves better
How long will she have to defend her bankability to Hollywood? Today on The Outline World Dispatch.
World Dispatch: Your storage unit is not your friend
On this episode of The Outline World Dispatch: Stay woke, because self-storage companies would probably prefer you sleep on them.
World Dispatch: Let’s talk about weed
On this episode of The Outline World Dispatch: How can writers adapt to the needs of an evolving beat?
World Dispatch: Why does anyone still use Tinder?
On this episode of The Outline World Dispatch, we swiped left.
World Dispatch: Should you get therapy by text message?
On this episode of The Outline World Dispatch, we delve into the world of text message-based therapy apps.
World Dispatch: Oh, to be a spiky-haired kid again
On this episode, we’re talking about ‘Kingdom Hearts’ and the joy of video games.
World Dispatch: Depression ads on Instagram
On this episode of The Outline World Dispatch: What happens when Instagram ads try to address your mental health?
The ageless joy of Kingdom Hearts
The beloved video game series exemplifies all the best things about being a kid.
Give us Kingdom Hearts 3, please
We can’t wait any longer.
World Dispatch: Trolls tried to flood this queer project with Trump spam
The founder of the Queering the Map project says the LGBTQ memories site was inundated with pro-Trump messages.
World Dispatch: Who is fighting the good fight?
On this episode of The Outline World Dispatch, we highlight some people working to make the future better.
World Dispatch: Lil Yachty’s favorite SpongeBob episode
And other revelations on this episode of The Outline World Dispatch.
World Dispatch: Playing god with the water
On this episode: How artificial wave technology is shaking up what it means to surf
When Patti LuPone lifts her arms, my soul is saved
Sometimes giving the audience what they want is enough.
When a good movie becomes evil
The ‘Moonlight’ vs. ‘La La Land’ debate around February’s Oscars underscored a flawed way people processed art in 2017.
The enduring power of aunties
A collection of stories about the complex relationships we have with our aunts.
Long live the group chat
A look at the beauty, ubiquity, and therapy of group chats for black and brown people.
“The Great Comet” will never die
A farewell to a musical that reinvigorated my love for live art.
Season of lust
A photo essay and playlist inspired by the things we crave.
Who watches the men? #2: Hillary's escape
Part two of a Trump-era comic inspired by ‘Watchmen.’
Gold Standard: Vicks VapoRub
Kid-tested. West Indian grandma-approved.
Gold Standard: Popeyes fried chicken
Have you ever been in love?
Who watches the men? #1: Trump rises
We reimagined the start of Trump’s presidency as a ‘Watchmen’ comic — because nothing is real anymore.
‘Final Fantasy’ taught me how to be a friend
The games shaped my early ideas of devotion, love, and risk.
The RNC’s press releases aren’t just confused about royalty
Happy Christma-Diwa-Hannu-Kwanzaa to all.
A climate expert is optimistic about California’s steady rain
Drought-stricken southern California is getting sustained rains.
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will sing at Trump's inauguration
They've also sung for LBJ, Nixon, Reagan, and both Bushes.
Weight Watchers stock leaps 14% on Oprah's weight loss
Oprah, who has 10 percent stake in the company, says she lost 40 pounds on the program.
There's power in pockets
Clare Mullaney explores the social advantage of pockets in history for The Atlantic.
The US returned some post-war land to Japan
Lingering US bases are still an issue for residents of Okinawa.
Photographer recounts what it's like to document an assassination
Associated Press photographer Burhan Ozbilici witnessed Andrei Karlov's death.
Mexico had 17,063 homicide cases in the first 10 months of 2016
It's the highest 10-month tally since 2012, The New York Times reports.
Pulse owner rejects deal to sell nightclub to city of Orlando
“This decision truly came just from my heart,” Barbara Poma said.
Final Fantasy's “72-hour” boss fight is just fantasy
A YouTube gamer defeated the giant turtle boss in about an hour.
'Hamilton' had the highest-grossing week in Broadway history
Ten dolla dolla bills
Donald Trump's NYT interview was a journalistic embarrassment
All the softball questions that are fit to print
It’s weird that presidents just kinda stick around after they are president
But it'd be cool if Obama pretended he was still president.
Steve Bannon talking about the world is terrifying
He discussed his views on global nationalism in a 2014 Skype interview.
The pope says women priests will be banned forever
Pope Francis stuck to the church's stance on the issue when asked recently.
Oct. 17: Who is Donald Trump blaming today?
The battle for Iraq's second-largest city
Troops in Iraq are trying to take back Mosul from ISIS.
USA Today doesn't want you to vote for Donald Trump
They're fed up.