The week of November 22, 2015

The Thanksgiving Issue
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What I learned letting a homeless man from Whisper stay in my apartment for a month

By Jesse Hicks

The anonymous social network promises to reveal “unseen worlds.” That’s true in more ways than one.

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When online friends finally meet IRL

By Selena Larson

Living online has allowed me to make friends I never would have met otherwise.

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Meet the Brooklyn woman who rents herself out as a temporary mom

By Gabe Bergado

For $40 an hour, Nina Keneally will pretend to be your mom. Just don’t expect her to do your laundry.

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For modern weight watchers, selfies offer accountability and vindication

By Marisa Kabas

The secrets of the #WWSisterhood.

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Skype is the new Thanksgiving

By Nico Lang

Show, don’t tell.