The Outline

Notable

We finally have data about the number of LGBT people in the military

The Sphinx: a Soviet-era, retrofuture smart home dream

Young Thug is promoting his new album ‘Slime Language’ with live snakes

Finally, gaming comes to Lollapalooza

Climate change disappeared 88 percent of the world’s biggest penguin colony

Banning smoking in public housing is cruel and unnecessary

Must reads

How to beat LinkedIn: The Game

An ice shelf melts and the world’s sea levels gain an inch

$9.21

the real hourly wage for U.S. Uber drivers

How does gentrification look from the other side of ‘Hamilton’?

‘Generation Wealth’ is a sprawling chronicle of decadence and decay

In the World Cup, celebrating a goal can be an act of political defiance

Listen

Tomorrow 125: Now Laura June’s Heart is Full

Tomorrow 124: Facing Off an Impossible Mission

Tomorrow 123: Full Contact With Jeremy Gordon

The Outline World Dispatch

Tomorrow 122: Full Court Press with Pema Levy

Out West Podcast, Season 2 Episode 10: The real world

Tomorrow 121: T.C. Sottek is on a Quest

Out West Podcast, Season 2 Episode 9: The Teddinator

Tomorrow 120: You Can't Run Indefinitely

Out West Podcast, Season 2 Episode 8: Take my heart when you go

Tomorrow 119: Naomi Fry knows John Mayer*

Out West Podcast, Season 2 Episode 7: Ghost Nation, Woke Nation

Out West Podcast, Season 2 Episode 6: Hat evidence

Tomorrow Podcast 118: Doing Some Heavy Lifting

Out West Podcast, Season 2 Episode 5: what’s the WiFi password?

NOBODY is talking about how the online depression community has been infiltrated by alt-right recruiters.

Tomorrow Podcast 117: The TV is Lying

Out West Podcast, Season 2 Episode 4: It’s lupus!

Tomorrow Podcast 116: Stepping into the Light

Think on it

How to sign away the rights to your DNA

Short albums are good

Alan Dershowitz should not have had friends to lose

20%

Sex workers protest a post-Backpage world

With Facebook for Dating, you’re either out or way too far in

fountain of youth

Culture

Here are our favorite summer songs

Read this amazing Twitter history of Missy Elliott

Mayday, mayday! Who’s the winner of ‘Drag Race’?

A glimpse inside Autism Day at Six Flags

The music industry is built to boost artists like XXXtentacion

Elon Musk + Grimes

Future

Twitter announces stage one in the plan to eventually have a plan to fix Twitter

MoviePass is so broke it had to borrow $5 million just to keep the lights on

The ocean has a wilderness, and it’s disappearing

InfoWars is the hill that tech companies are choosing to die on

$40M

The amount of money that the Department of Defense plans on investing in artificial intelligence in 2019.

Huge underground lake found on Mars

tragedy in laos

New dentist’s office tech could communicate your pain for you

Here’s what tech companies are spending to influence the government

Facebook, Amazon, Google, and others spent millions last quarter to influence Washington on a handful of specific issues.

By Paris Martineau

Single pollutants combine in the air like Voltron, may be making everything worse

If it was there for them, they thought it must be there for everyone. It wasn’t. That’s how targeted ads can work.

Power
50%

of all people who die from heat in New York are black

How to go on when the world is sinking

A trip to Montgomery’s lynching memorial on the Fourth of July

This map shows the surprising number of fake abortion clinics in NYC

UGH

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