The Kernel




S.E. Smith

Hunting Cecil the Lion was disgusting—but so is doxing his killer
The Internet enjoys the hunting of a different species, and cases like this make that painfully obvious.
abstract Google logo Google's new Timeline feature is a terrifying reminder to turn your location off right now
This may sound like paranoia, but some of us have learned the hard way that it’s the only way to stay alive.
donald trump speaking to an audience Stop laughing at the Republican candidates
The clowncar of horrors that is the Republican presidential race isn't actually all that funny.
We're having the wrong conversation about the Planned Parenthood hoax
Donating fetal tissue after an abortion is totally legal—and it's actually a great thing.
man holding a phone and the screen is cracked The dark side of the Internet's 'nicest' social network
It's all fun and games until someone gets a death threat.
How Facebook and Twitter could become the new faces of government surveillance
Be careful: Your tweet may soon be an act of treason.
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