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mental health

I’m Constantly Stressed That My Weekends Aren’t Fun Enough

How to deal with weekend anxiety.
Richard Morgan
2.15.19
Fighting Words

The Agony of Seeing Miscarriage Stories Shared Online

I want people to be able to talk about their loss, but seeing these posts opens up a wound for me.
Kristi Pahr
2.12.19
Social Media

Our Obsession with Taking Photos May Alter How We Remember Things

Rather than remembering what we ate, we scroll back to look at all the images we took of the food. This can have serious consequences.
Giuliana Mazzoni
1.10.19
Asking for a friend

Why Do I Hate Watching People Make Out?

Your tolerance for PDA could be linked to your personality.
Misha Gajewski
1.9.19
mental health

The Introspective Parts of Our Brains Are Getting Out of Shape

Researchers call it "hurry sickness": The more we overload our schedules, the more we strengthen the task-oriented network of the brain.
Richard Morgan
12.20.18
Fighting Words

The Major Shortfalls of Mom Culture on Instagram

“Perfectly imperfect” still implies a state of perfection.
Nadine Cheung
10.29.18
mental health

I Got a Landline to Save My Brain

Yes, it is I, the only millennial in America with a home phone number.
Sydney Mondry
10.11.18
tech

Jobs in Social Media Require People to Face the Cruelest Parts of the Internet

This is how social media editors deal with their high-stress gigs.
Chaseedaw Giles, Kaiser Health News
10.5.18
united states of addiction

The Facebook Page That Led to 30 Drug-Rehab Arrests

One informant reported having been paid in heroin to live in a sober home and collect money from visitors who sexually assaulted female residents.
Chelsea Greenwood
8.3.18
Fighting Words

Celebrities Need to Stop Endorsing Detox Teas

Cardi B is the last person I'd expect to go full Kim Kardashian on me with this weight-loss product endorsement.
Rajul Punjabi
8.1.18
Social Media

Social Media Unfollows Are a Surprisingly Potent Form of Rejection

Why do people care so much about being unfollowed?
Mark Hay
7.13.18
Controversies

Who Is Eugene Gu?

Is he a progressive doctor fighting racism and the Trump administration? Or a Twitter troll who has relentlessly manipulated a woman he dated?
Ankita Rao
7.12.18
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