Gaming

You need to play this rad tribute to the '90s internet on Xbox Game Pass ASAP

Pour one out for the Chowder Man.

Canceled?

The boycott 'Genshin Impact' movement, explained

There are four main reasons players are upset. Here’s what you need to know.

Mind and Body

Inside YouTube’s vicious mental-health cycle

The network may stigmatize mental illness at a time when people need understanding more than ever.

Mind and Body

See what separates QAnon followers from you

Conspiracy theories may have a stark connection to the mental health crisis.

Entertainment

A fake April fools trailer for a Zelda movie still looks incredible 13 years later

Culture

Audio cassettes: despite being ‘a bit rubbish’, sales have doubled during the pandemic – here’s why

Warbly, wobbly audio tapes are back, baby.

something's fishy

Seventy percent of people don’t know what seafood they are eating — study

What’s that fillet on ice? Some Europeans don’t know — and eat up anyway.

Innovation

What is an NFT? One unorthodox reason why you should buy ASAP

The new blockchain-based artistic stamp is taking off, bringing up some complicated questions.

Innovation

How do astronauts poop in space? It all comes down to gravity

Microgravity makes doing your business a bit more complicated than on Earth.

keep an eye out

Fake science news: 6 tips to debunk misinformation online

There’s lots to be weary of online — and the potential for fake science news is no exception. Here are some tools to guard yourself.

shake n bake

TikTok vegan chicken recipe: Why flour and water make “delicious” fake meat

Embrace the science of shred.

Into the Wild

Viral stories like ‘Cocaine Bear’ reveal a dark side of human nature

The cocaine bear is a window into the human psyche.