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The Millennial Guys Still Playing the ‘Doorknob’ Game

Nearly 14 years ago, Mit Ellis, a 26-year-old living in the U.K., witnessed a scene that would stay with him for life. He’d just entered…

SAT Scores Are Bullshit. So Why Are We All Still Obsessed With Them?

News that President Trump allegedly instructed Michael Cohen to suppress his SAT score and grades has the internet in a dither of schadenfreude and humblebragging. Trump,…

Why Do Guys Always Have to Touch the Top of the Doorframe?

George Mallory, the mountaineer who died attempting to summit Everest in 1924, is said to have given a three-word reply when asked why he wanted…

I Was Part of a High School Cheating Mafia

We called ourselves “rats” — a mafia of high school cheaters with various ranks, responsibilities and expertise. Our operation infiltrated every subject, from precalculus and physics to…