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The lightweight material seems to belong to the leisure class, but it wasn't always that way.
Three recent exhibitions show that though HIV is no longer a death sentence, the art world is still grappling with its psychological toll.
Over time, a game that started out as heartwarming and lovable gained infamy for supposedly having one of the worst fandoms on the internet.
The ocean is vast and powerful, but we've built vessels capable of staying afloat in extreme conditions. Nevertheless, watching a vessel being pushed to the limit, like this container ship, is a bit scary.
How Mic.com exploited social justice for clicks, and then abandoned a staff that believed in it.
Even when it's -2 and you're 6,500-miles from your router, a good IT pro finds a way.
Can you harness the mighty power of the power kite? Or will the power kite harness you?
BBC Culture polled 253 film critics from 52 countries to determine the funniest films ever made.
When a bank charges illegal fees to millions of customers and then blocks them from suing together, a result is not millions of individual claims, but zero. So the bank gets to pocket millions in ill-gotten gains.
As Fleetwood Mac's live classic "The Dance" turns 20, we look back at Stevie Nicks' wrenching "Silver Springs" – and how it almost broke up the band.
Sorting through a backlog of emails sounds like the most tedious thing imaginable, but when those emails are pulled from the black box of a deserted space freighter — well, it's one of the most enthralling experiences to be had on the web this week.
Today in controversies that could be easily avoided if people just ignored their online critics.
A series of blunders by digital financial services developer Enigma facilitated a scam that ultimately cost supporters almost $500,000.
Building an internet for Nazis is hard.
There's the stress of being in a high-ranking position — or the disappointment of not making it far enough up the career ladder. True, salaries are higher, but life starts to get more expensive. "Work-life balance" starts to mean taking care of children, rather than just personal stress management.
Armed with Nest Cams and 24/7 surveillance, one company promises to fix even the most dysfunctional child — for a price.
The once-hyped wearable tech market has struggled to find its footing. What worked, what didn’t and what’s next?
Yesterday, Donald Trump briefly glanced at the eclipse (twice) without his protective glasses. Based on Google search activity for the eclipse and eye pain, he was not alone.
The solar eclipse was undeniably cool, but Sarah Jessica Parker's reaction was a little *too* enthusiastic.
Cena loves to surprise his fans, but this time the tables have turned and the results are beautifully emotional.
Memorials to the Lost Cause have always meant something sinister for the descendants of enslaved people.
Disqus analyzed 92 million comments over a 16-month period, written by almost 2 million authors on more than 7,000 forums that use the software. The numbers reveal everything from the trolliest time of day to the nastiest state in the union.
All the Trump news you need to read today.
When you try to trick a four-year-old, the universe might just hit back with a big dose of karma.
The cult-fave startup moves its colorful style into brick and mortar
The new iPhone won't be a case-study of innovation, more a matter of perfecting features that are already out there in rival devices.
Mary Chasteen’s been in the exorcism business since 2008, so she knows Hollywood has it all wrong.
Bald eagles are majestic, beautiful creatures. But they're also apex predators, and they do apex predator things.
"Wildlife" by Educa is the largest jigsaw puzzle in the world, measuring 18 feet long and 5 feet wide. It's so large the puzzle has to be packaged in ten separate bags. Oh, and it costs just over $300.
Ten sailors have been missing since the Navy destroyer John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker on Monday near Singapore.
J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth lore can seem intimidating, but with a simplified order and some biographical background, reading along should go from seeming like a climb up Mount Doom to a stroll in The Shire.
Each of my siblings' names, skin, hair, and religious observances earned us different levels of privilege.
I witnessed a terrorist attack in Charlottesville. Then the conspiracy theories about my involvement began.
It all traces back to Guinness beer.
IPVanish uses shared IP addresses, so when they say no one has any idea what you're doing online, they mean it. IPVanish holds itself to a high level of security while still providing lightning-fast speeds that you may not be used to with a VPN.
A trustworthy VPN will never be free — not with support staff, servers, and high-speed connections to manage. But it doesn't have to break the bank, either. IPVanish VPN provides a secure, log-free internet connection to desktop devices and smartphones all around the world.
In a searingly honest interview, electro pioneer Gary Numan shares life lessons from the highs and lows of an extraordinary career.
Expectations are high for a car that will cost roughly $2.8 million (to start) and represents Mercedes-Benz’s bid to join the elite club of "hypercars."
From Mississippi to California to Hawaii, here’s the purchasing power, state by state.
A good wooden stick can be many things: A knife whetter. A pair of tongs. Whatever you need it to be, really.
The much-feared extra suture, supposedly used to tighten the vagina after childbirth, has long been the rumored result of handshake deals done between husbands and doctors.
This poor fisherman, just enjoying his day on the water when out of nowhere a maniac in a speedboat comes ripping through.
Austrian football players/outdoor enthusiasts really outdid themselves with this epic hybrid sport that looks impossibly fun, but also like a recipe for twisted ankles.
All the best images and clips of the moon passing in front of the sun.
At this point, we all understand that the total solar eclipse is super cool, but this timelapse from an NOAA satellite showing the eclipse plunging the Northwest into darkness will give you a whole new level of appreciation.
Tesla's Gigafactory in Nevada continues to grow as construction continues, but as this drone footage shows, it's already absolutely gigantic.
The best thing about this is each beachgoer makes a unique but equally surprised face.
As far as fail videos go, this one has all the hallmarks of a great one.
Master this mini computer and open source platform through eight courses.