30 Posts From The Past That Did Not Age Well

Posts that did not age well is dedicated to reposting quotes, news, and comments shared on the internet that, as we can see now, did not stand the test of time and might make you cringe. #2 Surprisingly, this is also true with people who have dedicated their lives to one field of study when they’re trying to guess where that field is going. And we have data on that, emerging after a 20-year experiment that began in 1984 at a meeting of a National Research Council committee on American-Soviet relations. At the time, the psychologist and political scientist Philip E. Tetlock was 30. After listening to other members discuss Soviet intentions and American policies, he was interested in the authoritative …

The Internet Changed Astrology. Then Came the Memes

Spend enough time on the internet and you'll inevitably come across Astrology Content™. Maybe you've seen a Game of Thrones meme about Leos, or a Twitter thread arguing why we should all love Taurus season—or perhaps you just have that one friend (they know who they are) who starts off every social media post with "This is a total Gemini thing, but …" It's unavoidable. Over the past couple of years, numerous publications have tried to explain the how and why behind astrology's online proliferation. It's no secret that people on the internet enjoy hyper-personalized content (who doesn't love a quiz that will tell them what type of bread they are?), but the fascination with astrology goes beyond that. The …