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A ragtag community is keeping this aughts Wikipedia gadget alive

“The grid is down, massive rolling blackouts, tornadoes, but I must know about the history of the horseshoe sandwich!”


This Tumblr girl got the internet obsessed with medieval art

Weird medieval guys — they’re just like us!


They forged enduring friendships from massive, same-name group chats

A 2500-member "Council of Bens," a Web 1.0 hangout for people named "Tahnee," and other exclusive online spaces for people with the same name.

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Cameron Winklevoss talks NFTs, fashion, and the future of his rock band

The Winklevoss twins’ Awkward Astronaut NFTs appeared in Vivienne Tam’s latest collection.

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BeReal on the App Store displayed on a phone screen is seen in this illustration photo taken in Pola...

Why it’s so tough to be a brand on BeReal

Chipotle, Sour Patch Kids, and e.l.f. are early adopters, but the spontaneous nature of the app can make for an awkward fit.

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This couple is launching an organization to protect artists in the AI era

Mat Dryhurst and Holly Herndon want fellow creatives to be able to opt into or out of having their work used as training data for DALL-E and the like.

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How Nike used VR and advanced simulation to create the Air Max Scorpion

The Swoosh's most complex airbag yet packs more Air cushioning than ever.


At MoMA, video games get their own stage

An interview with senior curator Paola Antonelli and collection specialist Paul Galloway on the opening of MoMA’s exhibition "Never Alone."

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A surveillance artist shows how Instagram magic is made

Using AI and open cameras, Dries Depoorter is matching influencers’ Insta pics to behind-the-scenes video footage. Not everyone is happy.

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TikToker Eva Benefield in front of flowers

Her dad’s killing made headlines. Now she’s creating content about it.

On TikTok and a new podcast, 21-year-old clothing brand head Eva Benefield is charming true crime fans with her dark sense of humor.

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