Your insurance premium is about to rise like the sea levels
Insurers are adjusting their models to account for the onslaught of fires, floods, and weather disasters that will come with a warming climate.
Facebook has more options for removing bad content than it will admit
The company's reaction to the Christchurch shooting betrays a lack of proactive action.
Kids are refusing the world we plan to leave them
The Youth Climate Strike highlights a new wave of activism among young people who are terrified of climate change.
What actually helps you recover from a workout? Very little
Christie Aschwanden’s ‘Good to Go’ explores the huge market for athletic optimization products, from sports drinks to cryotherapy, and finds only a few basic things really work.
What is up with A-Rod’s weird face in his engagement pics
When Facetune goes too far...
Rich parents are Photoshopping their disappointing kids
Dozens of parents, college faculty and staff, and co-conspirators have been indicted for faking their kids’ way through the admissions process.
One of Theranos’ first investors has learned approximately nothing from its implosion
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A Good Place: I found my higher power in mold
Slime molds are eyeless and brainless but can complete mazes and seek food better than most of us.
YouTube: okay what if we suggest racist videos but add context?
A new fact-checking feature is only available in India, so far, but is likely to get a wider rollout.
Why declaring a climate-change “state of emergency” would be a disaster
Emergencies overwhelmingly shut out the people who suffer the most, and we still have a chance to help everyone with systemic change.
Amazon still trying to solve a central problem: getting people what they order
The company rolls out yet another feature in an effort to make sure customers receive their orders.
Tinder goes back to its original mission: helping college kids bone
“Spring Break mode” is yet another feature hoping to make lifelong dating-app customers out of college kids.
I’m ready for my rat body, please
Scientists have figured out how to let people control rats with their brains. Think of the (very dumb) possibilities!
Trust me, you don’t want to know what happens to email you send
It’s tempting to use an email-tracking service, but their overall impact may not be great for your mind.
Neighborhood security apps are making us wildly paranoid
With the Internet and connected devices, it’s possible to be omnipotent about nearby crimes and “threats,” but the feeling of security they provide is empty.
I regret to inform you expensive vacuums are worth it
I didn’t buy a real vacuum until well into my adulthood, and I suspect I’m far from alone.
Cell companies lied to their customers about coverage, and the government believed them
The FCC is one step closer to acknowledging they have no idea who does and doesn’t have cell reception in America.
Celebrity beauty is an elaborate fiction
Do the instagram accounts dedicated to pointing out how help us feel better?
The DDOS attack on the American consciousness
The unrelenting, Trump-driven news cycle has overwhelmed our fragile minds
Red states will suffer the most from climate change
Conservative voters have good reason to push for climate change mitigation; too bad time is running out for them to acknowledge it.