Low Stakes Internet Mysteries

The Austin Police Department Explains Its Bizarre Thank-You Card Tweet

The Austin Police Department Explains Its Bizarre Thank-You Card Tweet

America is, you might be aware, expressing a groundswell of disgust against police brutality following the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor — a challenging scenario many local law enforcement departments have responded to with an increased escalation of said brutality. Considering the sheer number of videos circulating on…

Why Are People Suddenly Getting Mysterious Text Messages?

Why Are People Suddenly Getting Mysterious Text Messages?

Early Thursday morning, people all over the U.S. and Canada began receiving strange text messages that didn’t make a whole lot of sense. The texts were from people they knew but they lacked context and appeared to have been sent months ago. And it really freaked some folks out! Mercifully,…