Alexis Kleinman
Alexis Kleinman

Alexis is the editor of The Future Is Now.

Feb. 6, 2018

How HQ, the trivia app and cultural phenomenon, hacks your brain

Viral videos have shown people screaming and crying over winning about 10 bucks on HQ. Why?

Jan. 23, 2018

How the Instant Pot became a viral sensation through word of mouth

All of this happened with little to no marketing. Experts explain the product's meteoric rise.
Jan. 19, 2018

Here’s how ‘The Simpsons’ keeps predicting the future

'The Simpsons' has a massive collection of jokes — and thus more chances to be right.
Jan. 11, 2018
Jan. 5, 2018

The Dogspotting Facebook group has erupted in some massive drama over a photo of a cat’s butt

It’s a “tail” (ha ha) as old as the modern social web.
Nov. 17, 2017

The science behind why people doubt terrorist attacks happened

“Who are these people? They’re mostly anti-authoritarian people. ... They’re often insecure."
Oct. 23, 2017

Meet the people who believe the fluoride in your water is poisoning you

Fake news has whipped fluoride truthers into a frenzy. It turns out there’s much more drama in the community than we thought.
Oct. 20, 2017

Your dog uses facial expressions to communicate with you, according to a new study

Your dog might be trying to communicate with you.
Oct. 5, 2017

A new study shows how the powerful drug ketamine could help fight severe depression

Ketamine is often sold as an unsavory street drug called Special K. But multiple studies have now demonstrated its efficacy in treating depression.
Sept. 15, 2017

Meet Jeff Conner, the king of Weird Facebook

There's another dimension of Facebook made up of memes, inside jokes and lots of self-referential humor. Welcome to Jeffbook.
Sept. 12, 2017

Apple’s most revolutionary 2017 release is not the iPhone X

Tuesday’s event is the beginning of a trend that will change how you use your phone — and could someday replace it altogether.
Sept. 12, 2017
Sept. 9, 2017

“Weird Facebook” and “Leftbook,” explained: How absurd meme groups could change Facebook for good

Let's take a tour through "Weird Facebook" and "Leftbook." They're shaping the future of your News Feed.
Aug. 31, 2017

Nobody’s using Facebook Stories — but holy moly, the filters are incredible

Seriously, no one knows about this. Do what I do — use the filters, save the photos and upload them to an app your friends actually use.

Aug. 30, 2017

The future of underwater travel could be these manta ray-shaped submarines

Flying fish, whale sharks and eels are all inspiration.
Aug. 29, 2017
Aug. 25, 2017

3 easy ways to protect yourself from getting hacked in public spaces

You might need something called a USB condom.
Aug. 22, 2017

Make a group photo stream on iCloud to share pics privately with your friends

Instead of pestering your friends for photos, you should do what my friends and I did.