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Born This Way: Sympathy and Science for Those Who Want to Have Sex with Children

It's not easy to listen to Terry talk about the time he had sex with a seven-year-old girl. But after his psychotherapist put us in touch, he agreed to lay it all out for me during a phone call and…
LENGTH: 13 minutes (3422 words)

How Yahoo Killed Flickr and Lost the Internet

Web startups are made out of two things: people and code. The people make the code, and the code makes the people rich. Code is like a poem; it has to follow certain structural requirements, and yet…
LENGTH: 21 minutes (5345 words)

The Mystery Man Behind the Most Disturbing Internet Meme in History

Sometime in the late 20th century a naked man bent over, spread his ass and took a picture. Eventually that picture, known as Goatse, became one of the most venerable memes in internet history. Who…
PUBLISHED: April 10, 2012
LENGTH: 16 minutes (4056 words)