The fact that cults exist, that we join them, that they fascinate us, it all points toward a profound human desire, one complicated and dark, one full of a need for connection and meaning, one which so often goes unmet.
How Social Media Feeds Became The New Soap Operas
With television on the wane and binge watching changing our episodic relationship to programming, where are we to get our daily doses of other people’s lives? Look no further than your status feed.
The BuzzFeed Quiz: Flash in the Pan or Force of Change?
Could BuzzFeed be transforming their time-wasting trend into an educational tool?
Why You Should Stop Googling and Start Remembering
In an age when much of our memory lives in the cloud or on servers in Mountain View, the use of mind palaces in BBC’s Sherlock reminds us of the power of our brains.
What Life Without A Phone Can Teach You
How does your life change when you’re without a phone?
What You Tweet Could Come Back to Haunt You. Just Ask Courtney Love
Courtney Love is embroiled in the USA’s first ever Twitter libel case. And the outcome could affect what you can say on Twitter.
Falling In Love With Robots: Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’ Asks, Could It Be So Bad?
What, exactly, does it mean to be human? What does it mean to be in love? These questions are perhaps ever increasing in their relevance, and Her explores the answers in turns sweet, comic, and scary.