The Internet finally had the tools to feed us an endless buffet of fluff, chopping up real events to flashy — and sometimes false — moments that warped our cultural memory. The first star to stumble in front of the knives was the biggest actor in the world — and the one who’d tried the hardest not to trip.
LA Weekly || May 20, 2014
Soylent, a synthetic food product, is made from raw chemical components; its formula accounts for all the major food groups. Rob Rhinehart, Soylent’s creator, says, “It’s kind of an over-all food substitute. In theory, you could live on this entirely. In fact, you’d be pretty healthy.”
The New Yorker || May 12, 2014
A handful of girls seem to defy one of the biggest certainties in life: ageing.
Mosaic || May 20, 2014
At a high-profile Libertarian conference, everyone agrees government should be smaller, but what should replace it is much more contested.
How a troubled romance fueled a string of nearly 80 arsons in Virginia’s rural Accomack County.
The Washington Post || April 9, 2014