The Boy Scouts deserves its bankruptcy badge
The once iconic American institution filed for bankruptcy following years of declining membership and catastrophic scandal.
A Good Place: I can’t stop looking at pickup truck ads on Craigslist
You can learn a lot about a person from the way they try to sell you a truck.
What Acronym’s derailment in Iowa reveals about our broken system
And how combining clown-car political consulting with tech startups portends disaster.
A Good Place: The happy accident of unintentional ASMR
Rather than sending a shiver down your neck, these clips capture the beautiful mundanity of everyday life.
RIP Blackberry phones — you really fucked us over, but that keyboard was great
The phones that connected everyone to their jobs all the time will be missed.
“Far and away the most disorganized place I’ve ever been a part of”: Inside Acronym’s disastrous foray into the Iowa caucuses
Shadow, a branch of the glossy digital strategy startup, was a mess from the start.
A Good Place: The Facebook group celebrating the lonely, post-apocalyptic now
LoneCore is an aesthetic defined by everyday isolation.
Robots don’t have to be so embarrassing
Why bother with clumsy scraps of metal when we could live in the world of “frogbot.”
At last, you can take an Uber to see Meghan Markle's new house
Vancouver was the last real holdout against ride-hailing apps in North America — no more.
There isn’t a fair way to kill a grocery store
The future of buying food may leave your favorite places behind.
A Good Place: The best window shopping is on this video game website
Itch.io is a comforting space full of weird and inexpensive art.
Podcast ads are a very hot media trend right now
Does having someone in your ear telling you about a some start-up actually make you want to sign up for it? No, and it will be at least two years until someone notices.
Brands never say die
Payless ShoeSource is the latest zombie company to reemerge from bankruptcy.
For whom the ratio trolls
Twitter's new “conversation dynamics” tools will benefit only its most elite users.
If you could go to the moon for free, would you do it
The Outline investigates.
The 5G revolution that isn't
So you’ll be able to watch ‘The Office’ on your phone a little faster. Is it worth it?
I am beginning to suspect that having a massive following on YouTube does not make people happy
YouTube’s dominance over the internet has immense implications for how we interact with and interpret the world.
A Good Place: Art History Instagram picks up where Art History Tumblr left off
It’s the perfect way to learn more about art without having to spend a bunch of money on art school.
Why do we get sad when robots die?
It’s not about seeming “human” — it’s about the work machines do for us.
If I’m lucky I’ll be able to buy an electric car before I’m dead
There are a mind-boggling number of elements that factor into a vehicle’s price, and throwing a battery-powered engine into the mix makes things even more complicated.