Voicemails from the dead
The most mundane messages can be the best memories.
A trillion-ton iceberg just broke away from the Antarctic Peninsula
“Maps will need to be redrawn.”
Investigators wanted more data on Philando Castile’s girlfriend than the cop who killed him
They subpoenaed Facebook and Sprint for four days’ worth of information on Diamond Reynolds.
Seasonal harvest workers are avoiding Britain
Some believe migrants are leery of traveling to the U.K. for work post-Brexit.
Six members of the President’s HIV council resigned over proposed ACA repeal
The resigning members offered a critique of Trump’s lack of interest in those affected by HIV and AIDS.
39 states were hit by the 2016 Russian cyber attacks
The attacks targeted local election systems.
The iMovie president
The Trump administration doesn’t know how to make videos.
The fight against racist algorithms
Can we teach our machines to unlearn racism?
Heads will casserole at Bumble Bee HQ
Tuna executives admitted to illegally conspiring with other sellers.
As best-seller lists are cut, a looming disaster for publishers
New authors may suffer most as publishers take fewer risks
These New York Times Best Sellers Lists were eliminated without explanation
It’s still unclear why these particular categories were chosen.
This may be the safest way to protect your internet privacy at home
So why isn’t anyone talking about it?
This is the most precise 2016 election map you’ve ever seen
It was created by a map enthusiast on his down time.
Check out this amazingly awkward face computer from 1995
Who could have imagined that Xybernaut’s expensive and bulky Mobile Assistant would not catch on?
Finding a better alternative to the whiteboard interview
Two engineers are looking for other ways to screen engineers and promote diversity.
In the U.S. justice system, being deaf can get you wrongly imprisoned
Felix Garcia was sent to prison 34 years ago for a crime he did not commit.
Crime video app Vigilante relaunches as Citizen
But it’s still dangerously flawed.
Race factors heavily into some opinions on paying college athletes
A pattern that mirrors decades of social science research
Tech companies are hoarding patents, but they should be donating them
Why doesn’t Silicon Valley do this more often?
The true horror of ‘Get Out’ is knowing that white people might not recognize themselves in it.
Republican politician says he won’t hold town halls because he’s scared of being shot
U.S. Congressman Louie Gohmert is living in fear... of tough questions.
In places where same-sex marriage is legal, teens are less likely to attempt suicide
A new study shows the clear impact of equal rights.
Feeling left out makes you more likely to believe conspiracy theories
Does it seem like everyone is out to get you? Maybe you just need more friends.
Is it open season on open data?
Check back soon.
America needs a dose of real talk
Genuine conversation, not performative sniping, will save us from permanent division.
Political expectations in 2017: we remain divided
The polls are in.
Cyborgs and Twitter bots are being used by conservatives at a growing pace
Getting those tweets off at an inhuman speed
Some fascinating stats about sports fans
In case you were wondering...
The African Union draws a link between Trump’s immigrant ban and Trans-Atlantic slave trade
What an interesting turn of events.
Google and Facebook move against “fake news”
The fiction fight continues
This man moved to New Zealand to get away from Trump
He actually did it.
Flint, Michigan, has been without clean water for 1,000 days
January 19, 2017, marks the 1,000th day of Flint’s water crisis.
How do we ethically treat anorexia?
The deadliest psychiatric disorder.
Congress is in debate
About a painting.
‘Black-ish’ tackles Trump’s America
The show’s creator speaks on the timely episode.
The “Liberal Tears” mug is a scam
The vampire elite
Drinking blood is not all that novel.
392 people, 9 million pills
That sounds a bit excessive.
Drug companies take a page out of Big Tobacco's playbook
Opioid manufacturers repeat history to go global.
There have been roughly 210K opioid deaths in the past decade
"Deaths of Despair" correlated with Trump support.
What will it take for Signal to catch on?
There is finally a secure messaging service with a chance at going mainstream. Will it?
What comes after Hamilton?
On this episode of the Sound Show podcast, we talk to members of a New York theater and hip-hop workshop who might have the answer.
Frank Ocean is pulling his music from Grammy consideration
He called it his Colin Kaepernick moment.