FEMA won’t say “climate change”
FEMA’s 5-year strategic plan, released on Thursday, makes no mention of “climate change” or “global warming,” which threaten millions of lives and livelihoods.
The first game to actually give a damn about natural black hair
‘The Valley of Gods’ actually took the time to get its protagonist’s hair right, and it looks fantastic.
No, you can’t do an eye test online
The FDA has issued a warning to a website that issues glasses prescriptions from an at-home online test .
The legal battle to colonize Mars
International rules to protect outer space may not be enough to stop the United States.
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.
Halo Top ice cream too expensive? Hack your own
A DIY community on Reddit is figuring out how to build store-bought diet foods out of the raw materials.
YouTube will use Wikipedia to provide “facts” on conspiracy videos
CEO Susan Wojcicki says "we are not a news organization"
World Dispatch: Behind every strong female film character is Junkie XL
This Dutch composer has created the themes for characters including Wonder Woman, Furiosa from ‘Mad Max’, and Lara Croft of ‘Tomb Raider.’ He spoke with us on today’s Outline World Dispatch.
The UN confirms Facebook is tearing Myanmar apart
Ethnic violence in the country is being driven up by Facebook, one of the only free resources of information in the country.
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.
We’re getting the relationship between video games and people all wrong
The existence of a violent video game does not prove that we did or do want to do violent things in real life, says one philosopher.
The stress of a bad economy is literally killing us
A new study found that the Great Recession correlated with upticks in blood glucose and blood pressure.
Twitter bots are now trying to tip the scales in local elections
They have hundreds of thousands of followers, and one was even retweeted by Trump.
The Tinder struggle, visualized
One Reddit user created a graphic to show how many matches actually turned into dates.
Friendly reminder, there’s a bunch of extremely cool NASA stuff on the Internet Archive
Also, sorry in advance for sending you into an internet black hole.
This insanely popular YouTube channel is making bank off fake science
Some of the channel’s videos have millions of views, but its explanations appear completely fabricated.
What does this rural broadband project want with teens?
As a part of a rural broadband initiative companies are installing Wi-Fi on school buses.
The tricky way Facebook spammers plagiarize and get away with it
How to steal an article, make it go viral, and keep it invisible from Google.
Facebook is pivoting to baseball
Zuck is coming for sports TV.
Here’s proof of what we all suspected: fake news travels faster
An analysis of six million tweets over eleven years proves out the old saw that lies travel faster than the truth.