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  1. global tech
    This Article Is Brought to You Through Sea and MudThe internet lives in big rooms full of giant cables. Two towns, 10,000 miles apart, carry the web through the ocean.
  2. 2038
    In 20 Years, the Internet Will Have Swallowed You, So Nothing Will Be PrivateOn this week’s episode of 2038, the author of What Is Code? talks about the true (maybe terrifying) meaning of the “internet of things.”
  3. social media
    The Thing I Most Crave on Social Media Is an EndingOnline, these days, the feeling of coming to the end of a feed is so rare, so elusive, that encountering it anywhere is immensely satisfying.
  4. global tech
    In Internet-Bare Rural India, the Largest Social Network Is a Toll-Free HotlineCGNet Swara delivers local news over the phone to residents of central India, where only 3 percent of residents have internet.
  5. select all
    How New FCC Rollbacks Could Cut Off Rural Americans From the InternetNearly 24 percent of all rural Americans reported major barriers to high-speed internet access.
  6. 246 nicoles
    Man Sent Email to 246 Women Named Nicole; Nicoles Organized Meet-Up Without Him“If you are the one and just don’t want to talk to me that’s okay.”
  7. ha ha ha
    Are You Johny Johny or Papa?Johny Johny? Yes, Papa. Are you Papa? Maybe, Papa.
  8. missing the mark
    No One Was Pleased That Madonna Made the Aretha Franklin Tribute About HerselfTwitter was not impressed with Madonna’s speech that was supposed to be about Aretha Franklin.
  9. cool nuns
    This Cool Nun Threw an Amazing Opening Pitch at a White Sox Baseball GameSister Mary Jo threw a spectacular first pitch at a White Sox baseball game.
  10. Facebook Is Running Out of HumansFacebook stock fell 24 percent overnight not because of political scandal but because there just aren’t enough people for it to grow.
  11. good ideas
    There Should Be No Internet for One Weekend Per MonthA good idea.
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    The E.U.’s New Privacy Laws Might Actually Create a Better InternetData regulation could do more than protect your personal information — it might result in a new, happier internet.
  13. I Don’t Know How to Waste Time on the Internet AnymoreThe other day, I found myself looking at a blank address bar in a new tab of my web browser. I wanted to waste time, but … I didn’t know how.
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    Jaron Lanier Q&A: ‘We Won, and We Turned Into Assholes’Tech pioneer Jaron Lanier discusses the sinking feeling you get when you’re quoted by Mark Zuckerberg, and everything else bad about the internet.
  15. The Untold Story of Jaime Levy, Punk-Rock Cyber-Publishing PioneerHow a punk-rock kid from L.A. created some of the coolest publications of the 1990s.
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    Q&A With Ellen Pao on Reddit, Facebook, and the Future of the InternetEllen Pao, former Reddit CEO, discusses Reddit’s focus on growth, Facebook’s homogeneity, and whether anything can be changed.
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    An Apology for the Internet — From the Architects Who Built ItEven those who designed our digital world are aghast at what they created. A breakdown of what went wrong.
  18. the internet
    Mariah Carey Just Memed HerselfNo one deserves her at her “The Emancipation of Mimi.”
  19. You Hit the Paywall, You Stupid F***ing Idiot, by Brian Agler   You stupid fucking idiot. I can’t believe you just burned through your tenth free article this month and thought that we wouldn’t notice. […]
  20. horny elves
    Here Are the Dirty Holiday Elf Toy Ads That People Are Calling MisogynisticOne ad has an elf holding a tea bag over a lady doll’s face.
  21. weather
    Finally, a Snowstorm That’s Good for MenFinally.
  22. See Fewer Posts Like This, by Liz Arcury Why Are You Hiding This Post Today? • This post is offensive • This post threatens harm • This post proposes the notion that Adam […]
  23. we have fun
    Celebrities Explain What They Would Do for That DickWith a new viral-video hashtag.
  24. Out of Office Replies for These Political Times, by Kimberly Harrington I’m sorry I missed your e-mail. As you may have heard, women are no longer allowed to use computers so I’ve actually missed every single […]
  25. first person
    What I Got Wrong About MisogynyFive years ago, I started writing about feminism for the Cut. I didn’t get how bad things were.
  26. An Excerpt from ‘The Best American Emails,’ by Amanda MeadowsYou’re Invited to a Screening of ~HOCKEY JERKS~ To: amandasjunkmail@ymail.com From: thescreenery@screenery.film Subject: You’re Invited to a […]
  27. Remembering the Man Responsible for the Modern InternetHow Robert Taylor, who passed away Thursday at the age of 85, essentially created the internet as we know it.
  28. social norms
    On the Social Function of NoobsEveryone starts out a beginner, but not everyone stays a noob.
  29. Why Nutrition News Contradicts Itself All the TimeHoney is good for you! (Or it’s not.)
  30. select all
    Maybe the Internet Isn’t a Fantastic Tool for Democracy After AllFake news is the easiest of the problems to fix.
  31. Green Day Answers ‘Wake Me When September Ends’ Internet Joke with New Song IdeaCould be a hit though …
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    8 (Completely Plausible) Alternate Histories of the InternetThe internet as you know it does not exist.
  33. This Woman Bakes Your Favorite Pop-Culture References Into PiesPrince pie, Pikachu pie, and even Predator pie.
  34. A Mattress Company Launched a Service to Talk to You in the Middle of the NightHey, it’s better than texting your ex.
  35. The Internet Trends Toward CrapOnce you turn control over to users, they’ll find a way to misuse it.
  36. Ted Cruz Is a Menace Out to Ruin the InternetCruz’s political grandstanding could have drastic consequences.
  37. Spinning Things With Your Feet Is Our Favorite New Useless TalentIt’s definitely not as easy as it looks.
  38. The Internet Isn’t Making Us Dumber — It’s Making Us More ‘Meta-Ignorant’We’re less aware of how much we don’t know.
  39. The More Money You Make, the Less Time You Spend OnlineAttention is finite.
  40. rumors
    How Hopeless Should We Feel About Internet Rumormongering?In the long run, there could be a way to shape social norms so people think twice before retweeting crazy stuff.
  41. twitter
    Seth Rogen Finally Responds to His Weirdest FanWhat this fan lacks in imagination, they make up for in persistence.
  42. hillary clinton
    Hillary Clinton Wrote a Heartfelt Post for The Toast’s Final Day“Don’t be afraid to carve out a space of your own.”
  43. Here Are the Feels That Make Internet Things Go ViralDoes contentment make good content?
  44. motherhood
    My 4-Year-Old Speaks Fluent YouTubeWhat it’s like raising kids who’ve had screens since birth.
  45. FCC Proposes Internet Subsidy for Low-Income HouseholdsThe internet is now a necessity, not a luxury.
  46. sloth
    How Did the ‘Lazy Girl’ Take Over the Internet?A cliché that’s not what it seems.
  47. What Does the Internet Do to Our Memories? It’s easy to think the web’s destroying our memories, but the truth might be the opposite.
  48. popebars
    The ‘Pope Bars’ Meme Will Add Some Bass to Your PrayersBlessing fingers turn to trigger fingers.
  49. The Vine Heard Round the WorldThe video service isn’t your first stop for news, but it might be soon.
  50. wtf teens
    Is Oh My Vlog! Magazine the New Tiger Beat? “THIS MEGAZIN IS MY BAE.”
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