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Culture

Inside the Facebook group where people share comforting depression meals

Welcome to Depression Meals: Gone Wild, the 100,000 person strong community where it’s okay if you just ate Cheesestrings today.
Serena Smith
4 days ago
Fashion

Justice for Polyvore, the original virtual styling community

Now that Instagram and Pinterest are glorified shopping malls, the world is sorely missing a wholesome space for democratic fashion interaction.
Lexi McMenamin
5.12.21
Culture

Help! I’m obsessed with... these cursed celebrity auctions

No point saving for a mortgage these days. Why not buy Kurt Cobain’s pill bottles instead?
Douglas Greenwood
5.11.21
Culture

Is the Internet's obsession with the 'hot girl' vaccine problematic?

In the midst of a vaccine rollout to combat a global health crisis, the Internet asks — which one is for hot girls?
Laura Pitcher
5.6.21
Culture

'Shadow work' is the latest self-care trend taking over TikTok

Inspired by Jungian psychology, the technique is supposed to unleash your inner child.
Eve Upton-Clark
5.6.21
Culture

Young landlord TikTok is here and it's truly as grim as it sounds

Girlboss, gatekeep, gaslight!
Beth Ashley
5.6.21
Fashion

High Fashion Twitter just democratised the Met Gala

In the absence of an official event on the first Monday in May, the platform’s fashionphile community took matters into their own hands. 
José Criales-Unzueta
5.4.21
Opinion

Why do we love to pathologise normal behaviour online?

By reducing nuances of mental health to sweeping statements, social media might actually be leading to over-diagnosis.
James Greig
4.22.21
Music

Digicore captures the angst of coming of age during a global pandemic

The hyperpop offshoot is a scene of teen musicians mining their upbringings for inspiration.
Billy Bugara
4.20.21
Opinion

Bi wife energy is subverting straight relationships

Heteropessimism is dead, let me tell you why: Because they love their wife and their wife is bi.
Jenna Mahale
4.20.21
News

We use social media before bed to avoid our emotions, says new research

I don’t appreciate being called out like this.
Roisin Lanigan
4.15.21
News

A national boba shortage is set to hit the US soon

First Little Moons, now this?
Jenna Mahale
4.15.21
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