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The 'pee after sex' meme is doing a better job at sex ed than some schools

Twitter is doing a better job at teaching sex ed than most schools in the United States.<p>In case your high school education failed you, too, doctors …

Twitter

1.800 Rezepte, 8.700 Essensfotos: Warum die aktivste chefkoch.de-Nutzerin immer weitermacht

Petra Geck hat chefkoch.de durchgespielt: Niemand hat dort mehr gepostet als die 29-jährige Hobbyköchin. Im Interview erzählt sie, was sie an der Community begeistert – und was GöGa und KaSa bedeuten.<p>Fast 1.800 Rezepte, über 3.100 Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen und mehr als 8.700 Bilder: Petra …

Essen & Trinken

Death Metal Grandma

I first met Inge Ginsberg, the 96-year-old who’s recently become something of a death metal music icon, on a sunny August afternoon at her home two hours upstate from New York City. I’d half expected to see a place filled with Metallica paraphernalia, but it was nothing like that. Instead it felt …

Death Metal

Fans pay homage to Drake by hurling themselves from moving cars

Remember the cinnamon challenge? Unknowing people on YouTube grabbed a teaspoonful of cinnamon and chugged it down before coughing up clouds of dust. It was stupid, but sometimes chuckle-worthy. Those were simpler times.<p>But as things often do, they escalated from there. There was the Kylie Jenner …

Kylie Jenner

The Twitch streamers who spend years broadcasting to no one

Looking for connections in 2018<p>When John Hopstad first descended into the virtual world of <i>Dark Souls</i> in 2013, his mission was to save a decaying world. Famed for its brutal and exacting gameplay, <i>Dark Souls</i> is a popular game to live stream: if you’re going to die hundreds of times, you might as well …

Internet

Labour HQ used Facebook ads to deceive Jeremy Corbyn during election campaign

Elections

Oscar the A.I. trash can sorts your garbage and recyclables

Confused by which items in your trash are recyclable? Oscar the artificial intelligence garbage bin can do the sorting for you — at least that’s the …

Machine Learning

How Minecraft is helping kids fall in love with books

The kids know how to use Minecraft more than the teachers do. It inverts the relationship Sally Bushell, Lancaster University<p>Robert Louis Stevenson’s 1881 classic Treasure Island tells of Jim Hawkins’s adventures on board the Hispaniola, as he and his crew – along with double-crossing pirate Long …

Books

The MAGA Trolls Have Met Their Match In Sacha Baron Cohen And "Who Is America?"

Cohen — a consummate troll himself — is a perfect foil to the current political climate of grift and trolling.<p>While many journalists have risen to the occasion of the Trump era, the mainstream media as an institution has notoriously struggled to cover the message board misogynists, meme makers, …

Activism

Shocking no one, study finds almost 80 percent of ICOs are scams

Initial coin offerings are the way of the future, and oh boy is that future shady.<p>A new study found that the favorite fundraising mechanism of the …

Cryptocurrency

EU-Politiker Axel Voss nutzt auf Facebook urheberrechtlich geschützte Fotos und verrät uns nicht, ob er sie bezahlt hat

Gleichzeitig setzt sich Voss seit Jahren für ein schärferes Urheberrecht ein. #Artikel13 #Uploadfilter<p>Die Nutzung solcher Stockfotos kostet Geld und eine Nutzung ohne Lizenz stellt eine Urheberrechtsverletzung dar.<p><i>„Ich bitte um Verständnis, daß wir über unsere Kundenbeziehungen grundsätzlich keine</i> …

Fotografie

Zeugen Jehovas müssen bei Hausbesuchen auf Datenschutz achten

Es klingelt an der Tür, davor stehen Zeugen Jehovas: Bei solchen Hausbesuchen muss die Glaubensgemeinschaft Gesetze zum Schutz personenbezogener …

Datenschutz

There’s no escaping Drake on the internet

A new viral craze around his song “In My Feelings” reminds how good Drizzy is at inspiring online culture.<p>Spurning a recent trend of tight hip-hop …

Social Media

A Subreddit Dedicated to Thanos Is Preparing to Ban Half of Its Users at Random

Because there must be balance in all things, of course.<p>As you perhaps have noticed, Thanos has built up quite the fanbase since his star turn in</i> …

Marvel Universe

ICYMI, John Galliano wants us to swear our iPhones in ankle holsters

In case you missed it, the Paris Couture shows took place this week in the French capital.<p>And no show was more eagerly anticipated than John …

Maison Margiela

AI Algorithm Turns Regular Movies Into 4D Motion Pictures

This new technology helps you 'experience what characters are feeling,' states the University of Toronto.<p>While 4D movies are slowly making their way …

Machine Learning

People are searching the “upside down bikini top” trend, but maybe don’t do it at work

Believe us: We’re doing you a favor.<p>We’re in the media business, so we’re aware when things start trending on Google, Twitter, and Instagram. Sometimes, we really wish we weren’t so plugged in. Because today, <b>we were unfortunate enough to chance upon the bizarre new trend of women wearing their</b> …

Trends

Q&A: Fortnite Master ‘Ninja’ Says Streamers Have an Unparalleled Connection to Their Audience

Tyler Blevins, better known by his alias “Ninja,” is a 27-year-old gaming phenomenon who has cultivated a mass following on the livestreaming …

Advertising Industry

Was das rote X bei Nutzernamen auf Twitter bedeutet

In den vergangenen Wochen häufen sich Twitter-Konten, die ein rotes X in ihrem Nutzernamen tragen. Das Symbol wird vorwiegend von Twitter-Nutzern …

Digital

What Is Employee 'Ghosting'? How Companies Created Their Own Worst Nightmare

Employers have been 'ghosting' workers for years; now the tables have turned. Here's how to improve the situation.<p>Over the weekend, LinkedIn published a fascinating story on what has become many companies' newest nightmare: employee "ghosting."<p>"In fields ranging from food service to finance, …

Relationships

Bargeldlos Bezahlen in Dänemark mit VISA & NFC

Mit großen Augen und einem überraschten Gesichtsausdruck schaut mich die Verkäuferin in einem Stoffladen unweit des Hauptbahnhof Kopenhagens an: „Oh, …

Deutschland

Westworld launches an eerie voice game for Alexa devices

It was probably only a matter of time: <i>Westworld</i> is invading your Amazon Echo with an interactive game that totally won’t turn your handy personal …

TV Series

At the Border, TV Networks Find Eloquence in Starkness, Speechlessness, and Disbelief

Last night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” on MSNBC, collapsed under the weight of the news it was charged to deliver. At the very end of the hour, the Associated Press broke a story about the “tender age” shelters that are housing panicked young children who have been separated from their …

Immigration

Facebook’s New AI Effortlessly ‘Opens’ Eyes In Photos Where They’re Shut

Image via Facebook Research<br>Facebook literally has its eye on you, but it has nothing to do with the privacy debacle that swept the internet by storm …

Machine Learning

Soccernomics: The Mistake You Made in Your World Cup Brackets

Here’s your big mistake on those World Cup brackets.<p>Many of the people who’ve filled out brackets on the Bloomberg terminal seem to have forgotten …

Sports Analytics

We Are All Pod People Now

Let’s start with a confession. I sometimes feel guilty when I’m wearing my Apple AirPods. Wait, strike that. I often feel guilty when I’m wearing my …

Mexico Fans Set Off Earthquake Sensors With Raucous World Cup Celebration

Elated fans celebrating Mexico’s surprise World Cup win over Germany got so worked up that they caused the ground to shake and set off seismic …

Deutschland hinkt bei EU-Richtlinie für Elektrotankstellen hinterher

BRÜSSEL (dpa-AFX) - Deutschland kassiert eine Rüge der EU-Kommission wegen mangelhafter Umsetzung der Vorschriften für Elektroladestationen sowie …