Over the last few years, I and most of the people I know have slowly attempted to extricate our social lives from Facebook.
It is expected that by 2050, the area burned each year by forest fires across the western United States will at least double, and perhaps quadruple, what it is today as a result of warming.
This Instagram version of Robbie Tripp had to be an act, right? Maybe he was actually someone I'd get along with? Was it possible that meeting him in person would lead to a lifelong friendship?
Twice a year, firearm enthusiasts meet at the Knob Creek Gun Range in Bullitt County, Kentucky.
Using "Wolf Of Wall Street" Jordan Belfort as his role model, Fyre Festivals's Billy McFarland is mapping out his comeback after serving his sentence for fraud.
The citizens of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, embraced Alex Garcia — and now they want him back from the church basement where he's been hiding for the past 18 months.
The names of the three fugitive chimpanzees hunted down, shot and left to bleed out on the baking Great Plains by a well-armed posse were Tyler, Jimmy Joe and Reuben.
Why is a bankrupt Puerto Rico spending more than a billion dollars on expert advice?
"Apathy is the enemy of democracy. And through apathy, tyrants can gain power."
A loved one seemed to have changed over time. Maybe that person was already somewhat conservative to start. But at one point or another, they sat down in front of Fox News, found some kind of deep, addictive comfort in the anger and paranoia, and became a different person.
"One of the truly distinctive features of the United States' empire is how persistently ignored it has been."
The billionaire can't believe you're ready to give up on impeachment.
In the US today, a man convicted of physically abusing his spouse, ex-spouse, live-in lover, or co-parent does not have the right to own a firearm. A man convicted of assaulting his casual dating partner — or stalking him or her, after they break up — however, can carry on owning as many AR-15s as his heart desires. (The same, of course, holds for abusers of all genders). Congressional Democrats want to change that. And not without reason.
About to publish an investigation of a powerful executive's alleged sexual misconduct, the newspaper pulled back. Irin Carmon tries to understand why.
Large companies like Facebook and Google have millions of dollars to throw around willy-nilly. Apparently you can just ask for it (sort of).
Here's a succinct — well, uh, a more succinct — list of everyone involved and what they did and did not know.
A conversation about race and 2020.
It's hard to discern much difference between the unearned advantages that William Singer's clients enjoyed, and the ones that Harvard's legacy admissions do. But the problem is much broader than that.
It's an aggressive proposal, to say the least, and the first of its kind in the presidential race. Max Read and Brian Feldman, two of Intelligencer's technology writers, read through the proposal and detailed their reactions to some of its more interesting ideas.
The story starts with Walt Whitman's depictions of gay cruising in "Leaves of Grass," likely the first in American letters, and continues through to the queering of Sands Street between the World Wars and the demolition of landmarks of gay life during Robert Moses's construction of the BQE in the early '60s.