The 8 Articles to Read This Month
To be the most well-informed and interesting person in the room
Between our makeup, wallet and four pairs of sunglasses (because… options!), our bag couldn’t get much heavier. So a hulking 20-pound tome simply won’t do.
That’s where these eight excellent articles come in. They are short(ish) and weigh no more than the smartphone on which they’re housed.
If You’ve Ever Felt Like Someone’s Watching You...
Read this bizarre and unsettling account of a Russian “troll” factory, an agency devoted to spreading propaganda, wreaking digital havoc and, in some cases, ruining lives. (The New York Times)
If You’re Guilty of Clicking on Any Web Story That Promises to Reveal Your “Spirit Animal”...
Read this hilarious history of ClickHole, the parody site that takes on viral Internet culture. (Slate)
If You Can’t Remember the Last Time You Stepped Foot in a Mall...
Read about the fashion tech companies that are reinventing the process of getting dressed. (BuzzFeed)