Our Grasp of Reality. Turning Point for Tech Giants. Best Fitness Hacks of 2017.

How a Dorm Room Minecraft Scam Brought Down the Internet

“They didn’t realize the power they were unleashing,” says FBI supervisory special agent Bill Walton. "This was the Manhattan Project."


Revealed: The Secrets Of One Of The World's Dirtiest Banks And Its Powerful Western Protectors

Blatant forgery. Snarling guard dogs. Shredded evidence. Leaked documents reveal the farcical scramble inside one of the world’s dirtiest banks to conceal incriminating information.


Mimi O’Donnell Reflects on the Loss of Philip Seymour Hoffman and the Devastation of Addiction

Director and producer Mimi O’Donnell focused on her three children when they lost their father, Philip Seymour Hoffman, four years ago.


The Best Fitness Hacks of 2017

We all want to be fit, but sometimes you just need an extra boost to make it to the gym, to decide on a workout, or to deal with the aftermath. Here are our best fitness hacks of 2017.


The Human Cost of the Ghost Economy

Last year I worked undercover at a temp agency in Los Angeles. While I took the assignment for an article I was working on, I’d also been unemployed for over a year. It seemed I was in that middling space of over-qualified for entry-level jobs, under-qualified for the jobs I most desired.


How 2017 Became a Turning Point for Tech Giants

For the first time, tech giants began to grudgingly accept that they have some responsibility to the offline world. The scope of that responsibility, though, is another matter entirely.


Artificial Intelligence Is Killing the Uncanny Valley and Our Grasp on Reality

Old debates about whether an image was doctored will give way to new ones about the pedigree of all kinds of content, including text. You’ll find yourself wondering, if you haven’t yet: What role did humans play, if any, in the creation of that album/TV series/clickbait article?


The Ghost and the Princess

Strength of mind is exercise, not rest.


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