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Tired of the daily news doom and gloom? Looking to explore curious stories from weird corners of the internet? Every Monday through Thursday, we bring you stories about Power, Culture, and the Future. We guarantee you’ll feel smarter and more hydrated.
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Return of the plastic surgeons [Re-broadcast]
Jun 13, 201812:03
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Return of the plastic surgeons [Re-broadcast]
Jun 13, 201812:03
California primaries & shady Facebook
Jun 12, 201807:25
Wildfires & DNA
Jun 11, 201806:01
10,000 likes and we’ll show you how we build this patient’s butt
Jun 8, 201809:11
"Having fun isn't hard, when you've got a library card" (with a bunch of fees)
Jun 6, 201812:02
The abyss of notifications
Jun 6, 201807:58
International Whores' Day
Jun 5, 201811:43
The politics of pro-gun coffee
Jun 3, 201810:54
Your move, Drake
May 30, 201818:22
Common is the most boring rapper
May 29, 201808:20
The platonic ideal of Memorial Day
May 24, 201802:49
Zuck the world & spring jams
May 23, 201816:25
Space Force, muting, and subway games
May 22, 201809:38
Killing the American Dream
May 22, 201816:50
Jordan Peterson is still terrible
May 18, 201814:41
Notes on dyke camp
May 16, 201812:32
Don't buy the new MacBook Pro
May 15, 201812:45
The ethics of snail mucin
May 14, 201806:16
The secret taxi party line
May 13, 201823:22
A no-bullsh*t guide to Google I/O 2018
May 9, 201826:52
This racist gum doesn't even taste good
May 8, 201810:19
The story behind #MuteRKelly
May 7, 201813:31
Rewind: Breaking Monopoly
May 6, 201815:36
Should people accept chronic pain?
May 2, 201818:33
"Hi" is chaotic evil
May 1, 201809:41
The Impossible Burger is a fine bad burger
Apr 30, 201810:52
Your immune system is in charge of how quickly you age
Apr 27, 201809:26
The rise of the ambient video game
Apr 25, 201810:10
Alabama deserves better
Apr 24, 201807:18
Neopets was run by scientologists
Apr 24, 201812:33
The app-i-fication of friendship
Apr 22, 201809:41
Hell is empty and all the devils are creating Westworld fan theories
Apr 18, 201807:56
How 90s kids expressed themselves online
Apr 17, 201808:11
Why we love conspiracy theories
Apr 16, 201807:41
For once, the NFL isn't awful
Apr 15, 201804:55
Rewind: Arming the flock
Apr 5, 201813:07
Rewind: The ageless joy of Kingdom Hearts
Apr 5, 201814:20
Rewind: Behind closed doors
Apr 5, 201817:56
Rewind: Source code, the end of actress, and Google snippets
Apr 5, 201813:19
Your boss is working you to death
Apr 4, 201813:26
I'm the man in the Jabbrrbox
Apr 3, 201811:30
Do we need Roseanne tho?
Apr 2, 201816:19
Cambridge Analytica for dummies
Apr 1, 201818:37
Inside YouTube's fake views economy
Mar 28, 201808:52
"Education, not assassination."
Mar 27, 201811:30
Matt Binder hunts for Twitter bots
Mar 26, 201811:35
Emily Brown learns how to ride a bike
Mar 24, 201813:43
Alex Jung takes us on a Drag Race
Mar 21, 201821:13
The sad, deep end of adulthood
Mar 20, 201814:15
What does the universe sound like?
Mar 19, 201808:39
How do you say "smartphone" in Lakota?
Mar 18, 201808:03
Gaming the depression algorithm
Mar 14, 201810:21
Junkie XL and the soundtrack of strong women film characters
Mar 14, 201814:05
Last-chance tourism
Mar 12, 201808:24
Meet the teachers on strike in West Virginia
Mar 12, 201809:18
Banning the worst place on the internet
Mar 8, 201806:35
3/7/18: Boldly queer, or not
Mar 7, 201815:44
3/6/18: Seamlessly sliding into hell
Mar 5, 201809:49
3/5/18: Breaking Monopoly
Mar 2, 201815:36
3/1/18: Vibey as hell
Feb 28, 201811:37
2/28/18: Hollywood is failing Mo'Nique
Feb 28, 201813:06
2/27/18: Self-storage scam
Feb 26, 201811:27
2/26/18: Weed writing blows
Feb 23, 201813:55
2/22/18: The math of Tinder
Feb 22, 201808:55
2/14/18: Mapping queer memories
Feb 13, 201806:13
2/15/18: Instagram's depression ads
Feb 15, 201806:52
2/20/18: The ageless joy of Kingdom Hearts
Feb 19, 201815:08
Do text based therapy apps really work?
Feb 21, 201814:04
2/13/18: Predicting hurricanes & child marriage laws
Feb 12, 201811:54
We met Lil Yachty
Feb 10, 201810:48
The perfect wave
Feb 8, 201809:50
Gators taught me about death
Feb 7, 201815:16
Everybody poops
Feb 6, 201809:37
Flagging the play
Feb 1, 201814:00
The truth is I never left you
Jan 31, 201814:59
We can't quit plastic bags
Jan 30, 201807:07
Lambo, guaranteed
Jan 29, 201805:49
Can you keep a secret?
Jan 25, 201814:17
What a disaster
Jan 24, 201803:31
1/23/2017: Phone numbers are dead
Jan 23, 201809:13
1/22/2017: Sure, Amazon's been trash
Jan 22, 201808:45
1/18/2018: Behind Closed Doors
Jan 18, 201818:17
1/17/2018: Surface Side-eyes & Revisiting Vine
Jan 17, 201816:04
1/16/2018: Cupcakke's Ephorize & Mayonnaise Kids
Jan 16, 201810:51
1/10/2018: Television
Jan 10, 201819:50
1/9/2018: Acceptance speeches & American Ninja Warrior
Jan 9, 201810:42
1/8/2018: Celebrity Net Worth & the weather
Jan 8, 201811:18
12/29/2017: Should auld acquaintance be forgot?
Dec 29, 201717:11
12/28/2017: Favorites, Vol. 4
Dec 28, 201714:59
12/27/2017: Favorites, Vol. 3
Dec 27, 201718:14
12/26/2017: Favorites, Vol. 2
Dec 26, 201720:43
12/25/2017: Favorites, Vol. 1
Dec 25, 201720:05
12/21/2017: Stolen valor & Mastodon
Dec 22, 201716:33
12/20/2017: Dreaming about Trump
Dec 20, 201710:28
12/19/2017: Fight for the Future
Dec 19, 201714:40
12/18/2017: The SpongeBob musical & Bhad Bhabie
Dec 19, 201713:34
12/13/2017: Wasted clothing & Moogfest
Dec 13, 201712:48
12/12/2017: Christian bots & nice reality TV
Dec 12, 201715:08
12/11/2017: Patreon & ‘I, Tonya’
Dec 11, 201714:48
12/7/2017: The Great 78 Project
Dec 7, 201716:37
12/6/2017: Games about games & Lipsense
Dec 6, 201715:45
11/30/2017: Trump on TV & Tumblr's Daddy
Nov 30, 201713:09
11/29/2017: Handheld games & Watchmen
Nov 29, 201717:03
11/28/2017: Mechanical Turk & Phish
Nov 28, 201715:54
11/27/2017: Soup & Apple Stores
Nov 27, 201711:57
11/21/2017: Is herbal transition a thing?
Nov 21, 201713:18
11/21/2017: Is herbal transition a thing?
Nov 20, 201715:03
11/16/2017: Thanksgiving privacy & creepy trivia
Nov 16, 201715:44
11/15/2017: Twitter parties & coffee boycotts
Nov 15, 201714:32
11/14/2017: Talking about shooters & Helena's new mayor
Nov 14, 201714:27
11/13/2017: Arming the flock
Nov 13, 201713:05
11/9/2017: E-bikes & cookie tins
Nov 9, 201714:21
11/8/2017: Union busting & inspiration porn
Nov 8, 201716:59
11/6/2017: Search Angels of the Search Squad
Nov 7, 201715:17
The new American dream home Is a parking lot
Nov 6, 201708:10
Can the family unit survive The Wizarding World of Harry Potter?
Oct 31, 201704:59
The secretive family making money off the opioid crisis
Oct 24, 201712:48
Autumn is boring, and that is good
Oct 18, 201703:32
Google asks the dumbest questions
Oct 10, 201704:59
Why does Amazon have two completely different products called Alexa?
Oct 9, 201704:24
How do event organizers handle security?
Oct 5, 201706:30
The Equifax breach is worse than you think
Oct 4, 201710:55
Google and Facebook deflect responsibility onto algorithms
Oct 3, 201706:44
Neo Yokio’s rich universe
Sep 28, 201712:03
This lawyer helps spies leak on the U.S. government
Sep 26, 201707:02
Selections from Tom Brady's new book
Sep 22, 201701:54
New York may lift a 91-year-old dance ban
Sep 21, 201704:59
How the affluent talk about their wealth
Sep 19, 201708:41
Calling Equifax is more difficult than it sounds
Sep 17, 201707:33
South Park is not subversive
Sep 14, 201703:49
Apple’s needless cult of secrecy
Sep 13, 201704:59
Job postings requesting a ‘neutral accent’ are probably illegal
Sep 12, 201705:00
‘The strongest possible terms’ is the weakest possible phrase
Sep 10, 201705:00
This 38-year-old study is still spreading bad ideas about addiction
Sep 6, 201707:05
An open source community is turning against one of its most prominent members
Sep 5, 201704:59
Brooklyn's most controversial restaurant owner
Aug 31, 201711:29
We regret to inform you that your vegan cheese is now problematic
Aug 24, 201704:49
Jill Filipovic’s myopic feminism
Aug 22, 201704:30
The U.S. is tracking a record number of immigrants with ankle monitors
Aug 18, 201708:27
Trump’s business councils are all made up and fake
Aug 17, 201704:33
Andrew Yoon and 'Divorce!'
Aug 16, 201713:32
Anonymous did not hack The Daily Stormer
Aug 15, 201704:17
Voicemails from the Dead
Aug 10, 201711:40
How to prank the rich and powerful without really trying
Aug 7, 201712:27
8/2/2017
Aug 2, 201704:37
8/1/2017
Aug 1, 201706:27
A mystery of porn and Wikipedia
Jul 3, 201710:19
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