A Good Place: The only good comments section on the internet
The comments on the ‘New York Times’ Cooking section are just as helpful as the recipes themselves.
I went to the new zombie Toys “R” Us in Paramus, NJ
A report from one of the recently opened stores bearing the deceased company's name.
Weight-loss wagering apps are a game you can’t win
If earning money to hit your weight loss goals sounds too good to be true, that’s because it is.
Here’s the typography of the next decade
The age of font minimalism is coming to a close.
Sweden’s ‘Milk War’ is getting udderly vicious
The Swedish dairy lobby is fighting alternative milks, like Oatly, as if they’re an existential threat.
Self-cleaning cars are a pipe dream
Uber's new patent for a robot arm to clean your car is pretty dumb.
Your car doesn’t need a touchscreen in it
The Volkswagen SPACE VIZZION is the latest example of car companies betting it all on touch technology.
How the all-hands meeting became a way for bosses to give you the finger
What once brought startups together is now tearing them apart.
Behold the incredible horror stories an AI will write if you let it
Inside the mind of GPT-2, which can’t help but produce really dark stuff.
What do you do? I'm a podcaster-vlogger-model-DJ
The gig economy has given us multi-hyphenates: people who’ve made a lifestyle out of working more than one job.
A Good Place: The influencer is present
The Instagram account @sighswoon, run by the artist Gabi Abrão, shows that performance art can be created within the bounds of the algorithm.
The FTC has released some strange new videos for influencers
The clips only underscore how much the Federal Trade Commission doesn't do about influencer #ads.
Netflix’s Reed Hastings is a coward
The streaming service is happy to pretend it's a moral force bringing the power of documentary filmmaking to new markets. Until that becomes inconvenient.
Mayor Pete’s cringey Holocaust memorial Instagram actually kind of makes sense
The badly designed memorial is Instagram bait.
A Good Place: W.B. Walker is a train conductor with a taste-making country music podcast
The Old Soul Radio Show is the best digital honky-tonk in Dingess, West Virginia.
Thank you, WebMd, but it’s not cancer
How the medical news and information site became the internet’s unofficial doctor.
Car loans are designed to screw you
A third of car buyers who trade in their vehicle are underwater on their loan, leading to a never-ending cycle of debt.
A Good Place: Rocketing the oddities of the past into the present
The Public Domain Review performs the vital task of resurfacing and contextualizing the most interesting bits of history.
Why do reusable grocery bags drive people crazy?
A question from a former grocery store cashier.
The worst influencer in the world is the Israeli military’s Twitter account
What if Denny’s, but apartheid?