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The Outline World Dispatch

By The Outline

Tired of the daily news doom and gloom? Looking to explore curious stories from weird corners of the internet? Every Monday through Thursday, we bring you stories about Power, Culture, and the Future. We guarantee you’ll feel smarter and more hydrated.

  1. 1.
    Killing the American Dream22 May 2018
    16:50
  2. 2.
    Jordan Peterson is still terrible21 May 2018
    14:41
  3. 3.
    Notes on dyke camp17 May 2018
    12:32
  4. 4.
    Don't buy the new MacBook Pro16 May 2018
    12:45
  5. 5.
    The ethics of snail mucin15 May 2018
    6:16
  6. 6.
    The secret taxi party line14 May 2018
    23:22
  7. 7.
    A no-bullsh*t guide to Google I/O 201810 May 2018
    26:52
  8. 8.
    This racist gum doesn't even taste good9 May 2018
    10:19
  1. 9.
    The story behind #MuteRKelly8 May 2018
    13:31
  2. 10.
    Rewind: Breaking Monopoly7 May 2018
    15:36
  3. 11.
    Should people accept chronic pain?3 May 2018
    18:33
  4. 12.
    "Hi" is chaotic evil2 May 2018
    9:41
  5. 13.
    The impossible burger is a fine bad burger1 May 2018
    10:52
  6. 14.
    Your immune system is in charge of how quickly you age30 April 2018
    9:26
  7. 15.
    The rise of the ambient video game26 April 2018
    10:10
  8. 16.
    Alabama deserves better25 April 2018
    7:18
  9. 17.
    Neopets was run by scientologists24 April 2018
    12:33
  10. 18.
    The app-i-fication of friendship23 April 2018
    9:41
  11. 19.
    Hell is empty and all the devils are creating Westworld fan theories19 April 2018
    7:56
  12. 20.
    How 90s kids expressed themselves online18 April 2018
    8:11
  13. 21.
    Why we love conspiracy theories17 April 2018
    7:41
  14. 22.
    For once, the NFL isn't awful16 April 2018
    4:55
  15. 23.
    Rewind: Arming the flock12 April 2018
    13:07
  16. 24.
    Rewind: The ageless joy of Kingdom Hearts11 April 2018
    14:20
  17. 25.
    Rewind: Behind closed doors10 April 2018
    17:56
  18. 26.
    Rewind: Source code, the end of actress, and Google snippets9 April 2018
    13:19
  19. 27.
    Your boss is working you to death5 April 2018
    13:26
  20. 28.
    I'm the man in the Jabbrrbox4 April 2018
    11:30
  21. 29.
    Do we need Roseanne tho?3 April 2018
    16:19
  22. 30.
    Cambridge Analytica for dummies2 April 2018
    18:37
  23. 31.
    Inside YouTube's fake views economy29 March 2018
    8:52
  24. 32.
    "Education, not assassination."28 March 2018
    11:30
  25. 33.
    Matt Binder hunts for Twitter bots27 March 2018
    11:35
  26. 34.
    Emily Brown learns how to ride a bike26 March 2018
    13:43
  27. 35.
    Alex Jung takes us on a Drag Race22 March 2018
    21:13
  28. 36.
    The sad, deep end of adulthood21 March 2018
    14:15
  29. 37.
    What does the universe sound like?20 March 2018
    8:39
  30. 38.
    How do you say "smartphone" in Lakota?19 March 2018
    8:03
  31. 39.
    Gaming the depression algorithm15 March 2018
    10:21
  32. 40.
    Junkie XL and the soundtrack of strong women film characters14 March 2018
    14:05
  33. 41.
    Last-chance tourism13 March 2018
    8:24
  34. 42.
    Meet the teachers on strike in West Virginia12 March 2018
    9:18
  35. 43.
    Banning the worst place on the internet8 March 2018
    6:35
  36. 44.
    3/7/18: Boldly queer, or not7 March 2018
    15:44
  37. 45.
    3/6/18: Seamlessly sliding into hell6 March 2018
    10:34
  38. 46.
    3/5/18: Breaking Monopoly5 March 2018
    15:36
  39. 47.
    3/1/18: Vibey as hell1 March 2018
    11:37
  40. 48.
    2/28/18: Hollywood is failing Mo'Nique28 February 2018
    13:06
  41. 49.
    2/27/18: Self-storage scam27 February 2018
    11:27
  42. 50.
    2/26/18: Weed writing blows26 February 2018
    13:55
  43. 51.
    2/22/18: The math of Tinder22 February 2018
    8:55
  44. 52.
    2/21/18: Do text based therapy apps really work?21 February 2018
    14:03
  45. 53.
    2/20/18: The ageless joy of Kingdom Hearts20 February 2018
    15:04
  46. 54.
    2/15/18: Instagram's depression ads15 February 2018
    6:40
  47. 55.
    2/14/18: Mapping queer memories14 February 2018
    6:02
  48. 56.
    2/13/18: Predicting hurricanes & child marriage laws13 February 2018
    11:24
  49. 57.
    We met Lil Yachty12 February 2018
    10:23
  50. 58.
    The perfect wave8 February 2018
    9:50
  51. 59.
    Gators taught me about death7 February 2018
    15:16
  52. 60.
    Everybody poops6 February 2018
    9:37
  53. 61.
    From activist to ICE target5 February 2018
    8:37
  54. 62.
    Flagging the play1 February 2018
    14:00
  55. 63.
    The truth is I never left you31 January 2018
    14:59
  56. 64.
    We can't quit plastic bags30 January 2018
    7:07
  57. 65.
    Lambo, guaranteed29 January 2018
    5:49
  58. 66.
    Can you keep a secret?25 January 2018
    14:17
  59. 67.
    What a disaster24 January 2018
    3:31
  60. 68.
    1/23/2017: Phone numbers are dead23 January 2018
    9:13
  61. 69.
    1/22/2017: Sure, Amazon's been trash22 January 2018
    8:45
  62. 70.
    1/18/2018: Behind Closed Doors18 January 2018
    18:17
  63. 71.
    1/17/2018: Surface Side-eyes & Revisiting Vine17 January 2018
    16:03
  64. 72.
    1/16/2018: Cupcakke's Ephorize & Mayonnaise Kids16 January 2018
    10:51
  65. 73.
    1/10/2018: Television10 January 2018
    19:50
  66. 74.
    1/9/2018: Acceptance speeches & American Ninja Warrior9 January 2018
    10:42
  67. 75.
    1/8/2018: Celebrity Net Worth & the weather8 January 2018
    11:18
  68. 76.
    12/29/2017: Should auld acquaintance be forgot?29 December 2017
    17:11
  69. 77.
    12/28/2017: Favorites, Vol. 428 December 2017
    14:59
  70. 78.
    12/27/2017: Favorites, Vol. 327 December 2017
    18:14
  71. 79.
    12/26/2017: Favorites, Vol. 226 December 2017
    20:43
  72. 80.
    12/25/2017: Favorites, Vol. 125 December 2017
    20:05
  73. 81.
    12/21/2017: Stolen valor & Mastodon21 December 2017
    16:29
  74. 82.
    12/20/2017: Dreaming about Trump20 December 2017
    10:27
  75. 83.
    12/19/2017: Fight for the Future19 December 2017
    14:38
  76. 84.
    12/18/2017: The SpongeBob musical & Bhad Bhabie18 December 2017
    13:32
  77. 85.
    12/14/2017: Checking up on Google & Keaton Jones14 December 2017
    13:41
  78. 86.
    12/13/2017: Wasted clothing & Moogfest13 December 2017
    12:45
  79. 87.
    12/12/2017: Christian bots & nice reality TV12 December 2017
    15:03
  80. 88.
    12/11/2017: Patreon & ‘I, Tonya’11 December 2017
    14:48
  81. 89.
    12/7/2017: The Great 78 Project7 December 2017
    16:37
  82. 90.
    12/6/2017: Games about games & Lipsense6 December 2017
    15:42
  83. 91.
    12/5/2017: The death of the internet5 December 2017
    12:54
  84. 92.
    12/4/2017: AI metal & Netflix descriptions4 December 2017
    14:03
  85. 93.
    11/30/2017: Trump on TV & Tumblr's Daddy30 November 2017
    13:07
  86. 94.
    11/29/2017: Handheld games & Watchmen29 November 2017
    17:06
  87. 95.
    11/28/2017: Mechanical Turk & Phish28 November 2017
    15:53
  88. 96.
    11/27/2017: Soup & Apple Stores27 November 2017
    11:56
  89. 97.
    11/21/2017: Is herbal transition a thing?21 November 2017
    13:17
  90. 98.
    11/20/2017: The return of spam & the king20 November 2017
    15:00
  91. 99.
    11/16/2017: Thanksgiving privacy & creepy trivia16 November 2017
    15:44
  92. 100.
    11/15/2017: Twitter parties & coffee boycotts15 November 2017
    14:31
  93. 101.
    11/14/2017: Talking about shooters & Helena's new mayor14 November 2017
    14:26
  94. 102.
    11/13/2017: Arming the flock13 November 2017
    13:02
  95. 103.
    11/9/2017: E-bikes & cookie tins9 November 2017
    14:20
  96. 104.
    11/8/2017: Union busting & inspiration porn8 November 2017
    16:59
  97. 105.
    11/7/2017: Trump's Twitter moment & meme-making7 November 2017
    13:16
  98. 106.
    11/6/2017: Search Angels of Search Squad6 November 2017
    15:16
  99. 107.
    11/2/2017: The perfect patsy2 November 2017
    12:29
  100. 108.
    11/1/2017: Sugar isn't killing us & spoilers are good1 November 2017
    13:12
  101. 109.
    10/31/2017: Sexual harassers & the war on cops31 October 2017
    13:57
  102. 110.
    10/30/2017: Living in a parking lot & visiting Harry Potter30 October 2017
    15:08
  103. 111.
    10/26/2017: Russia & crowdfunding26 October 2017
    14:23
  104. 112.
    10/25/2017: Ann on stans25 October 2017
    16:16
  105. 113.
    10/24/2017: The secretive family making money off the opioid crisis24 October 2017
    13:32
  106. 114.
    10/23/2017: Football protests & conservative memes23 October 2017
    13:31
  107. 115.
    10/19/2017: Mattresses & immigration detention19 October 2017
    16:26
  108. 116.
    10/18/2017: AI ethics & autumn18 October 2017
    11:33
  109. 117.
    10/17/2017: Gig economy & Sarah Silverman17 October 2017
    14:00
  110. 118.
    10/16/2017: Guns and the left16 October 2017
    9:56
  111. 119.
    10/12/2017: Charity12 October 2017
    14:00
  112. 120.
    10/11/2017: Project Runway & Google's flat Earth commercial11 October 2017
    14:32
  113. 121.
    10/10/2017: Facebook can’t reveal the content of Russian ads10 October 2017
    12:56
  114. 122.
    10/9/2017: Two Alexas & Kid Rock9 October 2017
    12:10
  115. 123.
    10/5/2017: Festival security & local restaurants5 October 2017
    15:19
  116. 124.
    10/4/2017: Equifax4 October 2017
    16:56
  117. 125.
    10/3/2017: Google's algorithm & AI's heritage3 October 2017
    15:41
  118. 126.
    10/2/2017: Is Telegram connected to the Kremlin?2 October 2017
    13:21
  119. 127.
    9/28/2017: Neo Yokio’s rich universe28 September 2017
    12:56
  120. 128.
    9/27/2017: Air travel & white supremacy27 September 2017
    13:21
  121. 129.
    9/26/2017: .cat and the Catalonian independence movement26 September 2017
    15:19
  122. 130.
    9/25/2017: Fighting over the web25 September 2017
    13:08
  123. 131.
    9/21/2017: SPLC, Tom Brady, & Jake Paul21 September 2017
    14:46
  124. 132.
    9/20/2017: Dance ban & whistleblowing20 September 2017
    13:18
  125. 133.
    9/19/2017: YouTubers & sober celebrities19 September 2017
    14:42
  126. 134.
    9/18/2017: Talking about wealth & border security18 September 2017
    14:23
  127. 135.
    9/14/2017: Calling Equifax & reviewing ‘Blurred Lines’14 September 2017
    13:31
  128. 136.
    9/13/2017: South Park & the cult of Apple13 September 2017
    9:53
  129. 137.
    9/12/2017: Artificially intelligent gaydar12 September 2017
    11:40
  130. 138.
    9/11/2017: The strongest possible terms & neutral accents11 September 2017
    11:10
  131. 139.
    9/7/2017: The strange life of Peter Daou7 September 2017
    11:34
  132. 140.
    9/6/2017: Indian Country Today & the Rat Park study6 September 2017
    12:43
  133. 141.
    9/5/2017: The internet5 September 2017
    13:22
  134. 142.
    9/4/2017: Apple leaks4 September 2017
    14:38
  135. 143.
    8/31/2017: Brooklyn's most controversial restaurant owner31 August 2017
    12:28
  136. 144.
    8/30/2017: A puppy, a prison & The Great Comet of 181230 August 2017
    14:20
  137. 145.
    8/29/2017: Inside jobs & song meanings29 August 2017
    12:31
  138. 146.
    8/28/2017: Conservative rap & union busting28 August 2017
    12:16
  139. 147.
    8/24/2017: Artificial intelligence & Black-Jewish relations24 August 2017
    14:16
  140. 148.
    8/23/2017: Jay-Z & Loans for pants23 August 2017
    12:35
  141. 149.
    8/22/2017: Vegan cheese & a book review22 August 2017
    12:03
  142. 150.
    8/21/2017: What it looks like when a startup collapses21 August 2017
    13:03
  143. 151.
    8/17/2017: Ankle monitors & CEO councils17 August 2017
    14:07
  144. 152.
    8/16/2017: Andrew Yoon and ‘Divorce!’16 August 2017
    14:47
  145. 153.
    8/15/2017: Drivers, protestors, & The Daily Stormer15 August 2017
    12:11
  146. 154.
    8/14/2017: Robots are coming to town14 August 2017
    11:10
  147. 155.
    8/10/2017: Voicemail10 August 2017
    14:05
  148. 156.
    8/9/2017: Incarceration, Bollywood, and Arcade Fire again9 August 2017
    9:54
  149. 157.
    8/8/2017: The United Slate & Arcade Fire8 August 2017
    13:06
  150. 158.
    8/7/2017: The “Email Prankster”7 August 2017
    13:35
  151. 159.
    8/3/2017: Editing genes, changing immigration, & Kanye3 August 2017
    8:45
  152. 160.
    8/2/2017: Homeland Security, press briefings, & talk radio2 August 2017
    11:00
  153. 161.
    8/1/2017: Hacked voting machines, climate change, & Narcan parties1 August 2017
    14:08
  154. 162.
    7/31/2017: Trump on Long Island & Handcuffs at Defcon31 July 2017
    13:39
  155. 163.
    7/27/2017: Transgender troops & veganism27 July 2017
    10:16
  156. 164.
    7/26/2017: Sterilizing prisoners & women entrepreneurs26 July 2017
    14:05
  157. 165.
    7/25/2017: Offensive trademarks, CEO pay, & dreams25 July 2017
    12:43
  158. 166.
    7/24/2017: Acid attacks, a public health risk, & Twitter stans24 July 2017
    13:42
  159. 167.
    7/20/2017: Detroit foreclosures, prescription drugs, & OJ Simpson20 July 2017
    10:44
  160. 168.
    7/19/2017: Suing Trump, music by the numbers, & ethics19 July 2017
    10:21
  161. 169.
    7/18/2017: Ether & Lady Gaga18 July 2017
    15:54
  162. 170.
    7/17/2017: Nuclear winter on TV & PD Live17 July 2017
    15:32
  163. 171.
    7/13/2017: Spotify, a monkey in court, & loading spinners13 July 2017
    10:13
  164. 172.
    7/12/2017: Donald Trump Jr. & Pandora's meltdown12 July 2017
    19:35
  165. 173.
    7/11/2017: Heat Street, Medicaid, and Silicon Valley11 July 2017
    11:40
  166. 174.
    7/10/2017: Amelia Earhart & Pepe the Frog10 July 2017
    15:09
  167. 175.
    7/6/2017: Who needs a record deal when you have Zumba?6 July 2017
    16:11
  168. 176.
    Wednesday, 7/5/20175 July 2017
    12:54
  169. 177.
    Tuesday, 7/4/20174 July 2017
    16:59
  170. 178.
    Monday, 7/3/20173 July 2017
    13:53
  171. 179.
    Thursday, 6/29/201729 June 2017
    11:29
  172. 180.
    Wednesday, 6/28/201728 June 2017
    13:22
  173. 181.
    Tuesday, 6/27/201727 June 2017
    12:36
  174. 182.
    Monday, 6/26/201726 June 2017
    12:11
  175. 183.
    Thursday, 6/22/201722 June 2017
    12:31
  176. 184.
    Wednesday, 6/21/201721 June 2017
    15:15
  177. 185.
    Tuesday, 6/20/201720 June 2017
    14:22
  178. 186.
    Monday, 6/19/201719 June 2017
    13:08
  179. 187.
    Thursday, 6/15/201715 June 2017
    11:50
  180. 188.
    Wednesday, 6/14/201714 June 2017
    14:14
  181. 189.
    Tuesday, 6/13/201713 June 2017
    12:11
  182. 190.
    Monday, 6/12/201712 June 2017
    11:52
  183. 191.
    Thursday, 6/8/20178 June 2017
    13:40
  184. 192.
    Wednesday, 6/7/20177 June 2017
    13:47
  185. 193.
    Tuesday, 6/6/20176 June 2017
    13:30
  186. 194.
    Monday, 6/5/20175 June 2017
    9:47
  187. 195.
    Thursday, 6/1/20171 June 2017
    13:14
  188. 196.
    Wednesday, 5/31/201731 May 2017
    11:38
  189. 197.
    Tuesday, 5/30/201730 May 2017
    13:55
  190. 198.
    Monday, 5/29/201729 May 2017
    22:12
  191. 199.
    Thursday, 5/25/201725 May 2017
    15:45
  192. 200.
    Wednesday, 5/24/201724 May 2017
    14:04

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