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  1. the internet
    Hasan Minhaj Wants to Mail You a Netflix DVDIf your internet provider sucks, there is a way out!
  2. internet
    13-Year-Old ASMR Star Quits YouTube Because Her Videos Keep Getting RemovedMakenna Kelly says the platform keeps flagging her ASMR videos as “inappropriate” — which she claims is “blatant discrimination.”
  3. fixations
    I Think About This a Lot: The Cat Massage VideoTen years ago, during the summer between my freshman and sophomore years of college, a now-classic viral video colonized my brain.
  4. wife guys
    Everything to Know About Cliff Wife, the Wife Who Fell Off a CliffInside one YouTuber’s dramatic saga-turned Twitter meme.
  5. influencers
    Who Takes These Terrifying Couple Pics for Travel Influencers?We asked several to find out.
  6. the cinema
    Movie Premieres Looked Absolutely Wild in the ’90s and Early 2000sTalking to guy behind @NightOpening, the Twitter account unearthing the greatest, weirdest photos from that era.
  7. series of tubes
    The Democrats Are Trying to Bring Back a Free, Open InternetThe Democrats have introduced a bill that would restore the FCC’s 2015 net neutrality order.
  8. a case of mistaken identity
    Concerned Minnesotan Calls Cops on Cardboard Cutout of Pillow Mogul“Those cardboard cutouts sure can look real from a distance.”
  9. niche drama
    This Female Twitter Comic Was Actually a Man Pretending to Be His Own WifeAn intoxicatingly inane Twitter scandal, explained.
  10. internet
    Russia Will Cut Itself Off From the Rest of the Internet (Temporarily)Russia is examining new regulations that will ensure the internet can still operate if other countries decide to penalize it.
  11. memes
    See the Meme That’s the Culmination of 5,000 Years of Human CivilizationThe ad one can never escape .
  12. celebrity
    The Making and Marketing of a 9-Year-Old Meme MachineThe legend of Lil Tay, the foul-mouthed preteen who swept Instagram.
  13. life in pixels
    How Much of the Internet Is Fake?Turns out, a lot of it, actually.
  14. internet
    Sex Was the Best Part About TumblrWhy softcore porn was the best part of the platform.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.”
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
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    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.
  20. 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.”
  21. ha ha ha
    Are You Johny Johny or Papa?Johny Johny? Yes, Papa. Are you Papa? Maybe, Papa.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
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    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.
  25. 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.
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    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.
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    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.
  32. the internet
    Mariah Carey Just Memed HerselfNo one deserves her at her “The Emancipation of Mimi.”
  33. the humor section
    You Hit the Paywall, You Stupid F***ing Idiot, by Brian AglerDid you forget that journalism costs money?
  34. 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.
  35. weather
    Finally, a Snowstorm That’s Good for MenFinally.
  36. 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 […]
  37. we have fun
    Celebrities Explain What They Would Do for That DickWith a new viral-video hashtag.
  38. 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 […]
  39. 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.
  40. 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 […]
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    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.
  42. social norms
    On the Social Function of NoobsEveryone starts out a beginner, but not everyone stays a noob.
  43. Why Nutrition News Contradicts Itself All the TimeHoney is good for you! (Or it’s not.)
  44. select all
    Maybe the Internet Isn’t a Fantastic Tool for Democracy After AllFake news is the easiest of the problems to fix.
  45. 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.
  47. This Woman Bakes Your Favorite Pop-Culture References Into PiesPrince pie, Pikachu pie, and even Predator pie.
  48. A Mattress Company Launched a Service to Talk to You in the Middle of the NightHey, it’s better than texting your ex.
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    The Internet Trends Toward CrapOnce you turn control over to users, they’ll find a way to misuse it.
  50. Ted Cruz Is a Menace Out to Ruin the InternetCruz’s political grandstanding could have drastic consequences.
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