- This week's top news articlesby Huwbot (Brickset) on July 25, 2021 at 9:00 am
- How a young Iraqi programmer tried to adapt Gilgamesh, the oldest surviving hero storyby Edwin Evans-Thirlwell (Eurogamer.net) on July 25, 2021 at 7:00 am
- Video: "Kingdom of Death", Auday Hussein's Gilgamesh-inspired Amiga gameby Edwin Evans-Thirlwell (Eurogamer.net) on July 25, 2021 at 7:00 am
- Random set of the day: Minifig Packby Huwbot (Brickset) on July 25, 2021 at 1:00 am
- What's hot this weekby Huwbot (Brickset) on July 24, 2021 at 10:50 pm
- Shadow of the Tomb Raider gets surprise update that adds 4k support in 60fps on PS5by Wesley Yin-Poole (Eurogamer.net) on July 24, 2021 at 5:50 pm
- Sniper Elite 4's free next-gen upgrade out now for PS5 and Xbox Series X and Sby Wesley Yin-Poole (Eurogamer.net) on July 24, 2021 at 5:15 pm
- New World: EVGA says it will replace all failed RTX 3090sby Wesley Yin-Poole (Eurogamer.net) on July 24, 2021 at 4:36 pm
- 343 details Halo Infinite's first bot-focused technical previewby Wesley Yin-Poole (Eurogamer.net) on July 24, 2021 at 3:14 pm
- Splitgate dev "blown away" as "Halo meets Portal" FPS explodes in popularityby Wesley Yin-Poole (Eurogamer.net) on July 24, 2021 at 2:25 pm
- Review: Brick Playing Cardsby Huw (Brickset) on July 24, 2021 at 11:00 am
- Blizzard developers criticise corporate statements on recent allegationsby Wesley Yin-Poole (Eurogamer.net) on July 24, 2021 at 10:45 am
- PlayStation website reveals PS Plus August gamesby Wesley Yin-Poole (Eurogamer.net) on July 24, 2021 at 9:28 am
- Ex-Blizzard boss Mike Morhaime on allegations: "I am ashamed"by Wesley Yin-Poole (Eurogamer.net) on July 24, 2021 at 8:48 am
- Random set of the day: Public Transport Stationby Huwbot (Brickset) on July 24, 2021 at 1:00 am
- Official statement regarding VIDIYOby CapnRex101 (Brickset) on July 23, 2021 at 8:45 pm
- Jurassic World Evolution 2 dev video talks dino behaviours, habitat enhancements, and moreby Matt Wales (Eurogamer.net) on July 23, 2021 at 8:42 pm
- Darkly atmospheric Slavic folklore adventure Black Book gets August release dateby Matt Wales (Eurogamer.net) on July 23, 2021 at 3:45 pm
- Has VIDIYO been cancelled already?by CapnRex101 (Brickset) on July 23, 2021 at 3:00 pm
- Max Payne turns 20 years old todayby Ishraq Subhan (Eurogamer.net) on July 23, 2021 at 2:46 pm
- PS5 stock: latest updates on where to buy the PlayStation 5by James Pickard (Eurogamer.net) on July 23, 2021 at 1:52 pm
- Tokyo Olympic Games opening features suite of game musicby Tom Phillips (Eurogamer.net) on July 23, 2021 at 1:06 pm
- The Witcher Pokémon Go-like game is out, but is it any good?by Robert Purchese (Eurogamer.net) on July 23, 2021 at 12:55 pm
- Red Dead Redemption 2 finally gets buyable properties thanks to moddersby Emma Kent (Eurogamer.net) on July 23, 2021 at 11:06 am
- Google's Olympics-inspired RPG is way better than it needed to beby Tom Phillips (Eurogamer.net) on July 23, 2021 at 11:00 am
- World of Warcraft players stage sit-in protest following Blizzard allegationsby Wesley Yin-Poole (Eurogamer.net) on July 23, 2021 at 10:32 am
- Respawn working on "brand new single-player adventure"by Emma Kent (Eurogamer.net) on July 23, 2021 at 10:20 am
- Looks like a new Overwatch map reveal was pulledby Ishraq Subhan (Eurogamer.net) on July 23, 2021 at 10:10 am
- Now you can drive a Ferrari in Fortniteby Tom Phillips (Eurogamer.net) on July 23, 2021 at 10:04 am
- eBay clamps down on Steam Deck scalpersby Wesley Yin-Poole (Eurogamer.net) on July 23, 2021 at 9:39 am
- Ten cosy cabin bedrooms that are immersed in natureby James Parkes (Dezeen) on July 25, 2021 at 9:00 am
- Haegue Yang on the legacy of Sophie Taeuber-Arpon July 25, 2021 at 8:00 am
- Mushrooms are being transformed into sustainable luxury materialson July 25, 2021 at 7:00 am
- New York wellness retreats for plane-free escapeson July 25, 2021 at 6:00 am
- Will Gamble Architects puts modern spin on Victorian details with T-House in Londonby Amy Frearson (Dezeen) on July 25, 2021 at 5:00 am
- Hood Century and Limbo Accra reflect on a new Black spatial realityon July 25, 2021 at 5:00 am
- Dior’s new high jewellery collection is coming up roseson July 25, 2021 at 4:00 am
- Alexandre Benoison July 24, 2021 at 10:39 pm
- You can’t get there from here, Michael Sherwinon July 24, 2021 at 10:38 pm
- This is water, Becky Kolsrudon July 24, 2021 at 8:07 pm
- Call me, David Lynchon July 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm
- What are you lookin’ at, Sarah Mapleon July 24, 2021 at 5:06 pm
- Perkins&Will designs interiors with "sense of connectivity" for healthcare office in Texasby Jon Astbury (Dezeen) on July 24, 2021 at 5:00 pm
- University of Technology Jamaica highlights 10 student architecture projectsby Dezeen staff (Dezeen) on July 24, 2021 at 4:00 pm
- Best coast, Arthur Ollmanon July 24, 2021 at 1:04 pm
- Moebiusville, Dániel Tayloron July 24, 2021 at 1:02 pm
- Ibuku completes "unprecedented" bamboo building in the Balinese jungleby Alyn Griffiths (Dezeen) on July 24, 2021 at 10:30 am
- Ten elegant living rooms with Japandi interiorsby Cajsa Carlson (Dezeen) on July 24, 2021 at 9:00 am
- This tool is the secret to making a perfect tequila cocktailon July 24, 2021 at 8:00 am
- Nona Source: the deadstock resale platform pioneering circular fashionon July 24, 2021 at 7:00 am
- Tracks are designed to favor some athletes over others—but not in the way you thinkby david r munro (Fast Company - co-design) on July 24, 2021 at 6:00 am
- Breitling’s pastel-coloured watches bring zing to summer timeon July 24, 2021 at 6:00 am
- This week the Olympics were accused of "greenwashing"by Tom Ravenscroft (Dezeen) on July 24, 2021 at 5:00 am
- Richard Mosse: when a weapon becomes a tool for storytellingon July 24, 2021 at 5:00 am
- Required Readingby Hrag Vartanian (Hyperallergic) on July 24, 2021 at 4:06 am
- Alice Neel’s Haunting Portrait of Domestic Abuseby Debra Brehmer (Hyperallergic) on July 24, 2021 at 4:05 am
- QTPOC Artists Mine the Power of Intimacyby Eileen G'Sell (Hyperallergic) on July 24, 2021 at 4:04 am
- British Poetry’s New Avant-Gardeby Mark Scroggins (Hyperallergic) on July 24, 2021 at 4:03 am
- Ragna Róbertsdóttir’s Landscapes in Lavaby Gregory Volk (Hyperallergic) on July 24, 2021 at 4:02 am
- The Trouble with Capitalist Utopiasby John Yau (Hyperallergic) on July 24, 2021 at 4:01 am
- How to Find Rational Points Like Your Job Depends on Itby Patrick Honner (Quanta Magazine) on July 22, 2021 at 3:05 pm
Using high school algebra and geometry, and knowing just one rational point on a circle or elliptic curve, we can locate infinitely many others. […]
- Plants Feel Pain and Might Even See - Issue 104: Harmonyby Peter Wohlleben (Nautilus) on July 21, 2021 at 8:00 pm
In 2018, a German newspaper asked me if I would be interested in having a conversation with the philosopher Emanuele Coccia, who had just written a book about […]
- We’re More of Ourselves When We’re in Tune with Others - Issue 104: Harmonyby Kevin Berger (Nautilus) on July 21, 2021 at 8:00 pm
When musicians have chemistry, we can feel it. There’s something special among them that’s missing when they perform alone. Anyone who’s heard a Mick […]
- Reports of a Baleful Internet Are Greatly Exaggerated - Issue 104: Harmonyby Brian Gallagher (Nautilus) on July 21, 2021 at 8:00 pm
It’s now fashionable, when something has you mildly obsessed, to say that it is “living rent-free in your head.” Well, in my case, that something is an […]
- Plasmid, Virus or Other? DNA ‘Borgs’ Blur Boundaries.by Jordana Cepelewicz and Allison Whitten (Quanta Magazine) on July 21, 2021 at 3:50 pm
Scientists have reported large DNA structures in some archaea that defy easy categorization. The post Plasmid, Virus or Other? DNA ‘Borgs’ Blur […]
- How Bell’s Theorem Proved ‘Spooky Action at a Distance’ Is Realby Ben Brubaker (Quanta Magazine) on July 20, 2021 at 2:39 pm
The root of today’s quantum revolution was John Stewart Bell’s 1964 theorem showing that quantum mechanics really permits instantaneous connections between […]
- New Shape Opens ‘Wormhole’ Between Numbers and Geometryby Kevin Hartnett (Quanta Magazine) on July 19, 2021 at 3:27 pm
Laurent Fargues and Peter Scholze have found a new, more powerful way of connecting number theory and geometry as part of the sweeping Langlands program. […]
- A Video Tour of the Standard Modelby Kevin Hartnett (Quanta Magazine) on July 16, 2021 at 2:25 pm
The Standard Model is a sweeping equation that has correctly predicted the results of virtually every experiment ever conducted, as Quanta explores in a new […]
- Here’s the Right Story for Vaccine Holdouts - Issue 103: Healthy Communicationby Stuart Firestein (Nautilus) on July 14, 2021 at 9:00 pm
Blaise Pascal was a renowned French polymath of the 17th century, scientist, philosopher, mathematician, inventor, and later in life a theologian. Among his […]
- Galileo the Science Publicist - Issue 103: Healthy Communicationby Mario Livio (Nautilus) on July 14, 2021 at 9:00 pm
There’s an old belief that truth will always overcome error. Alas, history tells us something different. Without someone to fight for it, to put error on the […]
- How to Unlearn a Disease - Issue 103: Healthy Communicationby Kelly Clancy (Nautilus) on July 14, 2021 at 9:00 pm
My father, a neurologist, once had a patient who was tormented, in the most visceral sense, by a poem. Philip was 12 years old and a student at a prestigious […]
- How to Outwit Evolution - Issue 103: Healthy Communicationby Lina Zeldovich (Nautilus) on July 14, 2021 at 9:00 pm
There’s a silent epidemic slowly brewing around the globe. It hasn’t claimed as many lives as COVID-19, but if it gets out of control, it will likely prove […]
- Talking Pop Science with Physicist Sabine Hossenfelder - Facts So Romanticby Brian Gallagher (Nautilus) on July 14, 2021 at 7:00 pm
As abstract as it is, physics enriches your life.Image via Sabine Hossenfelder / YouTube Science without the gobbledygook.” That’s the name, and promise, […]
- Humans Are One Mixed-Up Ape - Facts So Romanticby Phil Jaekl (Nautilus) on July 9, 2021 at 2:45 pm
If you look at every ape protein, they have every bone we have, every muscle we have, the same type of hair, and on and on. They’re just better adapted to […]
- The Planets with the Giant Diamonds Inside - Issue 102: Hidden Truthsby Corey S. Powell (Nautilus) on July 7, 2021 at 9:00 pm
On the dark night of March 13, 1781, William Herschel settled down in his garden observatory in Bath, England, for a routine night of observing stars, when he […]
- Psychedelics Open a New Window on the Mechanisms of Perception - Issue 102: Hidden Truthsby Anil Ananthaswamy (Nautilus) on July 7, 2021 at 9:00 pm
Everything became imbued with a sense of vitality and life and vividness. If I picked up a pebble from the beach, it would move. It would glisten and gleam and […]
- T. Rex Was a Slacker - Issue 102: Hidden Truthsby Mark MacNamara (Nautilus) on July 7, 2021 at 9:00 pm
In our evolving understanding of dinosaurs, Tyrannosaurus rex has acquired a new persona in recent decades. It’s always been the imperious, curiously agile […]
- Rotifers: charmingly bizarre and often ignoredby Aeon Video (Aeon) on July 6, 2021 at 10:01 am
An ode to the rotifer – how these microscopic creatures live, die and dry out, entering a peculiar state somewhere in betweenBy Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
- World wide openby Julian Kiverstein, Erik Rietveld & Damiaan Denys (Aeon) on July 6, 2021 at 10:00 am
Deep brain stimulation not only treats psychiatric disease – it changes the whole person, boosting confidence and opennessBy Julian Kiverstein, Erik Rietveld […]
- Everything you wanted to know about sudden birth (but were afraid to ask)by Aeon Video (Aeon) on July 5, 2021 at 10:01 am
Shoddy filmmaking, stiff acting, clinical dialogue – yes! The cult thrill of a 1960s police training film for a sudden birthBy Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
- Lies and honest mistakesby Richard V Reeves (Aeon) on July 5, 2021 at 10:00 am
Our crisis of public knowledge is an ethical crisis. Rewarding ‘truthfulness’ above ‘truth’ is a step towards a solutionBy Richard V Reeves Read at Aeon
- Riches in spaceby Martin Elvis (Aeon) on July 2, 2021 at 1:34 pm
Asteroids could pay for so much space exploration. We just need to mine those valuable resources – and duck a direct hitBy Martin Elvis Read at Aeon
- New Evidence That Therapy Can Make You Happier - Facts So Romanticby Jim Davies (Nautilus) on July 1, 2021 at 1:15 pm
What are the interventions that are supposed to make us happier? What doesn’t work? And if something does work, how much good does it do?Pixabay In “All […]
- How an infinite hotel ran out of roomby Aeon Video (Aeon) on July 1, 2021 at 10:01 am
Some infinities are bigger than others – to understand why, you’ll need to check in to the odd world of the Hilbert HotelBy Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
- The Margaret Mead problemby Elesha J Coffman (Aeon) on July 1, 2021 at 10:00 am
Mead, so radical about gender and sex in her early work, doubled down on the differences between men and women later. Why?By Elesha J Coffman Read at Aeon
- The Human Family Tree, It Turns Out, Is Complicated - Issue 102: Hidden Truthsby Razib Khan (Nautilus) on June 30, 2021 at 9:00 pm
We’re not the man we used to be. Over the last 20 years, genomics, ancient DNA, and paleoanthropology have joined forces to completely overhaul our […]
- The Evolutionary Wonders in the Deep Sea - Issue 102: Hidden Truthsby Annie Roth (Nautilus) on June 30, 2021 at 9:00 pm
The deep sea is a part of our planet unlike any other. Accounting for over 95 percent of Earth’s living space, it is cold, dark, and under extreme pressure, […]
- What Made Early Humans Smart - Issue 102: Hidden Truthsby Kevin Berger (Nautilus) on June 30, 2021 at 9:00 pm
Talking to Jeremy DeSilva about human evolution was so fun. As was reading his recent book, First Steps: How Upright Walking Made Us Human. I learned something […]
- The sameby Aeon Video (Aeon) on June 29, 2021 at 10:01 am
With their buzzes, clanks and whirrs, the rhythms of prison life form a meditation on conformity and freedomBy Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
- Stock-picking for humanityby Ellen Quigley (Aeon) on June 29, 2021 at 10:00 am
Everyone on the planet has a stake in making investment more ethical. What’s new is that they have the power to do so tooBy Ellen Quigley Read at Aeon
- Porn Showed Up on Legit News Sites Thanks to Internet Rotby Brian Barrett (Wired) on July 24, 2021 at 1:37 pm
Plus: China's pipeline probing, a Chromebook debacle, and more of the week's top security news.
- How AI Will Help Keep Time at the Tokyo Olympicsby Jeremy White, Wired UK (Wired) on July 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Omega, the official timekeeper of the Games, is now using computer vision and motion sensors for events like swimming, gymnastics, and beach volleyball.
- Cities Aren't the Wildlife 'Deserts' Scientists Once Fearedby Janet Marinelli (Wired) on July 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm
As more animals are spotted in urban areas, researchers recognize how cities can play a significant role in fostering biodiversity.
- How to Upgrade Your Home Audio for Music or Moviesby Parker Hall (Wired) on July 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm
No one ever regrets investing in a better home sound system. Our advice and gear recommendations can help.
- The 16 Best Weekend Deals on Headphones, Soundbars, and Moreby Louryn Strampe (Wired) on July 24, 2021 at 11:00 am
We found discounts on a MacBook Pro, an Instant Pot, and the newest Amazon Fire tablet.
- Space Jam and the Fury of an Algorithm Scornedby Brian Barrett (Wired) on July 24, 2021 at 11:00 am
The reboot—along with Netflix’s The Mitchells vs. the Machines—portray vengeful AIs as jilted geniuses. That revolution shouldn’t be televised.
- Biden Has to Play Hardball with Internet Platformsby Roger McNamee (Wired) on July 24, 2021 at 11:00 am
The president needs to prioritize Americans' wellbeing over Big Tech's whims to begin a path to restoring democracy, privacy, and competition.
- The Activision Blizzard Harassment Suit Feels Painfully Familiarby Cecilia D'Anastasio (Wired) on July 23, 2021 at 10:52 pm
A complaint filed this week alleges corrosive behavior that seems increasingly endemic to the video game industry.
- We just got our best-ever look at the inside of Marsby Tatyana Woodall (MIT Technology Review) on July 23, 2021 at 8:00 pm
NASA’s InSight robotic lander has just given us our first look deep inside a planet other than Earth. More than two years after its launch, seismic data that InSight collected has given researchers hints into how Mars was formed, how it has evolved over 4.6 billion years, and how it differs from Earth. A set of three new studies, published in Science this week, suggests that Mars has a…
- The ancient origins of the Olympics | Armand D'Angourby email@example.com (TED) (TED Talks Daily (HD video)) on July 23, 2021 at 6:24 pm
Thousands of years in the making, the Olympics began as part of a religious festival honoring the Greek god Zeus in the rural Greek town of Olympia. But how did it become the greatest show of sporting excellence on earth? Educator Armand D'Angour explains the evolution of the Olympics. (Directed by Diogo Viegas, narrated by Addison Anderson, music by Cem Misirlioglu and Brooks Ball)
- The Pandemic Olympics, Vaccine Misinformation, and More Newsby Eve Sneider (Wired) on July 23, 2021 at 6:21 pm
Catch up on the most important updates from this week.
- Romeo and Juliet Needs More Zombiesby Geek's Guide to the Galaxy (Wired) on July 23, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Scott Edelman's "A Plague on Both Your Houses" is a tale of the undead written in iambic pentameter.
- Our Favorite Smartwatches Do Much More Than Just Tell Timeby Julian Chokkattu (Wired) on July 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm
These little wearables reduce your reliance on a phone while keeping you connected.
- Please, a Moment of Silence for Comic-Conby Angela Watercutter (Wired) on July 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm
No, it’s not dead. But fans around the world mourn the loss anyway.
- How Mockingbirds Compose Songs Just Like Beethovenby Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica (Wired) on July 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm
The birds aren’t producing sounds at random. Some of their strategies are surprisingly similar to ones used by humans.
- The FAA Brings Jeff Bezos Back Down to Earthby Steven Levy (Wired) on July 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Plus: New Shepard’s dildo design, my seat on a private space flight, and the hearing that broke Fauci.
- What Bezos' Big Day Means for Commercial Spaceflightby WIRED Staff (Wired) on July 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm
This week, Steven Levy fills us in on the Blue Origin launch, its implications, and why so many billionaires are obsessed with space travel.
- The Best Sites, Apps, and YouTube Channels to Learn Musicby Parker Hall (Wired) on July 23, 2021 at 11:00 am
Modern technology makes studying to play a new instrument easier than ever. And the best part? Most of these tools are free or affordable.
- Is the UK’s pingdemic good or bad? Yes.by Chris Stokel-Walker, Lindsay Muscato (MIT Technology Review) on July 23, 2021 at 8:00 am
Oscar Maung-Haley, 24, was working a part-time job in a bar in Manchester, England, when his phone pinged. It was the UK’s NHS Test and Trace app letting him know he’d potentially been exposed to covid-19 and needed to self-isolate. The news immediately caused problems. “It was a mad dash around the venue to show…
- Nike's Sustainable Gear Heads to the Tokyo Olympicsby Peter Rubin (Wired) on July 22, 2021 at 9:17 pm
The apparel and shoes for team USA were designed for peak performance—ecologically and athletically.
- The Olympics Could Be a Covid-19 ‘Super-Evolutionary Event’by Adam Rogers (Wired) on July 22, 2021 at 9:06 pm
In a warped version of international cooperation, the Games could provide a place for variants of the virus to spread and then return home with athletes.
- The Kaseya Ransomware Nightmare Is Almost Overby Brian Barrett (Wired) on July 22, 2021 at 8:28 pm
A decryption tool has emerged, meaning any victims whose systems remain locked up can soon breathe easy.
- Scientists Just ‘Looked’ Inside Mars. Here’s What They Foundby Katrina Miller, Matt Simon (Wired) on July 22, 2021 at 6:00 pm
InSight and Perseverance have sent back unprecedented data on everything from marsquakes to the Red Planet’s inner layers.
- Playdate, the Pocketable Game Console, Prepares for Preordersby Julian Chokkattu (Wired) on July 22, 2021 at 5:00 pm
The long-awaited tiny gaming device will be available to purchase next week, with shipments beginning before the end of the year.
- The Stunning New Dune Trailer Begs You to See It in Theatersby Angela Watercutter (Wired) on July 22, 2021 at 4:28 pm
It might be available on HBO Max, but come on.
- DeepMind says it will release the structure of every protein known to scienceby Will Douglas Heaven (MIT Technology Review) on July 22, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Back in December 2020, DeepMind took the world of biology by surprise when it solved a 50-year grand challenge with AlphaFold, an AI tool that predicts the structure of proteins. Last week the London-based company published full details of that tool and released its source code. Now the firm has announced that it has used its…
- Are wild animals really "wild"? | Emma Marrisby firstname.lastname@example.org (TED) (TED Talks Daily (HD video)) on July 22, 2021 at 2:40 pm
Human activity is affecting the planet in dramatic, unsustainable ways -- including destroying the habitats of wild animals. Considering our obligation to care for the creatures we've impacted, environmental writer Emma Marris dives into the ethics of wildlife management, zoos and aquariums, offering her thoughts on how we can help Earth's wildlife flourish. (This conversation, hosted by TED science curator David Biello, was part of a TED Membership event. Visit ted.com/membership to become a TED Member.)
- An Explosive Spyware Report Shows the Limits of iOS Securityby Lily Hay Newman (Wired) on July 22, 2021 at 1:17 pm
Amnesty International sheds alarming light on an NSO Group surveillance tool—and the gaps in Apple’s and Google's defenses.
- The Best Time Travel Movies of … All Timeby Will Bedingfield, WIRED UK (Wired) on July 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm
From Groundhog Day to Interstellar, filmmakers love messing with timelines. Thankfully, that makes for mind-bending entertainment.
- The Next Frontier for Phone Cameras: Stronger, Clearer Glassby Lauren Goode (Wired) on July 22, 2021 at 12:30 pm
Corning has a developed a new version of Gorilla Glass optimized for smartphone camera lenses that it claims will lead to a boost in photo quality.
- Tokyo Olympics Daily: Japan gets in the Olympic spiriton July 25, 2021 at 7:00 am
Day 2: Hosts start to pick up hardware, Australia sets a swimming record and early tennis exits
- Why Some Americans Are Still Hesitant to Get Vaccinatedby Julie Bosman (NYT > Top Stories) on July 25, 2021 at 5:00 am
The U.S. vaccine rollout has plateaued and the course of the coronavirus pandemic in this country may depend on how many people are ultimately swayed to get vaccinated.
- Regulator considers compensation for steelworkers’ mis-sold pensionson July 25, 2021 at 4:01 am
FCA may invoke rarely used powers to help thousands of former British Steel workers given unsuitable advice
- Employee data can be used for good, but treat it with careon July 25, 2021 at 4:00 am
PwC offers a fitness watch to monitor employees’ wellbeing but it would be easy to misuse such insights
- South Africa counts the cost of its worst unrest since apartheidon July 25, 2021 at 4:00 am
Hopes of economic renaissance dashed after warehouses and factories targeted for looting
- France’s north takes political centre stage ahead of 2022 pollson July 25, 2021 at 4:00 am
Presidential rivals seek credit for projects to revive region that has seen three decades of decline
- What growing avocados in Sicily tells us about climate change and the future of foodon July 25, 2021 at 4:00 am
Changing temperatures across the globe are shifting the seasons and the crops that farmers can grow
- China is defying US pressure to change its behaviouron July 25, 2021 at 2:15 am
Talks in Tianjin aim to stop an increasingly belligerent relationship spilling into conflict
- Delivery group that serves south-east Asia’s remote villages weighs IPOon July 25, 2021 at 1:01 am
Ninja Van specialises in dropping off packages by motorcycle, boat and even water buffalo
- UK’s Ministry of Defence accused of failing servicewomenon July 24, 2021 at 11:01 pm
Parliamentary report highlights ‘shocking evidence’ of bullying, harassment and sexual assault
- Are You in an ‘Inter-Intimate’ Relationship?by Allison Hope (NYT > Top Stories) on July 24, 2021 at 5:07 pm
For some couples, having different nonsexual intimacy preferences can be a strain on the relationship. Here’s how to meet in the middle.
- ‘Even Brexit wasn’t this bad’: traffic-free schemes split neighbourhoodon July 24, 2021 at 4:45 pm
Measures to encourage cycling and walking and cut pollution seem to work, but are not universally liked
- The Most Influential Spreader of Coronavirus Misinformation Onlineby Sheera Frenkel (NYT > Top Stories) on July 24, 2021 at 3:06 pm
Researchers and regulators say Joseph Mercola, an osteopathic physician, creates and profits from misleading claims about Covid-19 vaccines.
- Wall Street doubles down on lending ‘cheap money’ to the richon July 24, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Combined value of loans made by wealth management units at top US banks in second quarter exceeds $600bn
- What the U.S. Can Learn From China's Industrial Policy Mistakes---and Successeson July 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm
China’s attempts to support specific industries have been a mixed bag—and when they succeed it often isn’t for the reasons many observers, both critics and supporters, tend to think.
- Subway Flood Survivor in China Recounts Her Harrowing Experienceon July 24, 2021 at 12:48 pm
A survivor describes her evening aboard a stalled subway train in Zhengzhou, China, that became flooded, leaving commuters gasping for air and desperate for a way out.
- Covid-19 Vaccine Scams Hit Indiaon July 24, 2021 at 11:30 am
An uneven global Covid-19 vaccine rollout and strong demand for the shots have presented an opportunity for criminals, particularly in the developing world.
- Tory jitters greet Johnson’s second anniversary as prime ministeron July 24, 2021 at 9:32 am
Leader’s ratings outstrip his Labour rival but support among his own MPs is far from solid
- Covid-19 Vaccine Holdouts Face Restrictions in Europeon July 24, 2021 at 9:32 am
Worried about the rapid spread of the Delta variant, governments are nudging, and in some cases, pushing, people to get vaccinated by introducing restrictions to daily life for those without a Covid-19 shot.
- Michael Wolff: I'm Sure Trump Will Run for President in 2024by Michael Wolff (NYT > Top Stories) on July 24, 2021 at 2:48 am
I've written three books about Donald Trump, and I spoke with him this spring. He won't be able to resist the lure of the presidency.
- Rage and Protests Mark Funeral of Haiti's Slain Presidenton July 23, 2021 at 9:34 pm
In front of a mourning family and foreign dignitaries, President Jovenel Moïse was laid to rest in a country riven by deepening strife two weeks after his assassination.
- Coronavirus and the global recovery: the dangers of whiplash economicson July 23, 2021 at 6:01 pm
Ten days ago, markets were spooked by inflation. But the spread of the Delta variant is now forcing countries to reverse plans to reopen
- Male advertisers win sex discrimination caseon July 23, 2021 at 5:25 pm
Creatives at J Walter Thompson objected to company’s vow to ‘obliterate’ reputation for being full of privileged men
- A Grizzly Bear Terrorized a Man for Days in Alaska. The Coast Guard Saw His SOS.by Neil Vigdor (NYT > Top Stories) on July 23, 2021 at 4:08 pm
Down to his last rounds of ammunition, with bruises and a leg injury, the man was rescued by a helicopter crew that just happened by.
- How (and Why) the Metro Desk Photographed 115 Service Workersby Emmett Lindner (NYT > Top Stories) on July 23, 2021 at 3:38 pm
The New Yorkers who kept the city moving were often overlooked. Portraits put their faces in the center of the frame.
- Billions wiped from Chinese education companies as Beijing suggests banning profitson July 23, 2021 at 2:27 pm
Shares in New York-listed groups plunge in trading on Friday
- ‘The Hot Doctor’ Finds a Life Partner Close to Homeby Jenny Block (NYT > Top Stories) on July 23, 2021 at 9:00 am
It took Dr. Ryan Weight almost a year to ask Jerri Hobdy out on a date. However, it only took one bubble tea outing to solidify their connection.
- She Said Yes. Twice.by Jenny Block (NYT > Top Stories) on July 23, 2021 at 9:00 am
Damon Holick asked Erica Willard, his high school sweetheart, to marry him two times. One of the proposals was captured in a photo that went viral.
- Inside the ‘ghost’ distilleries that have risen from the deadon July 23, 2021 at 4:00 am
Single malt is fashionable again — and commanding sky-high prices. After decades of lying dormant, stills are firing up across Scotland
- Suddenly It’s Bare Seasonby Guy Trebay (NYT > Top Stories) on July 22, 2021 at 7:35 pm
Bras in the parks, skivvies on Fifth Avenue: Is this the logical endpoint of increasingly blurred distinctions between public and private?
- “Let the market fix it”by Seth Godin (Seth's Blog) on July 25, 2021 at 8:29 am
- Flatfile Portalby John Gruber (Daring Fireball) on July 24, 2021 at 11:57 pm
- Aurora’s SPAC merger comes amid self-driving car delaysby Ben Dickson (VentureBeat) on July 24, 2021 at 11:40 pm
- Speechmatics: Voice Technology Is Becoming a Critical Part of the Enterprise’s Toolkitby VB Staff (VentureBeat) on July 24, 2021 at 10:20 pm
- How NASA is using knowledge graphs to find talentby Mark Samuels (VentureBeat) on July 24, 2021 at 9:20 pm
- New trailers: Dune, Star Trek: Prodigy, The Last Duel, Blade Runner: Black Lotus, and moreby Kim Lyons (The Verge - All Posts) on July 24, 2021 at 9:17 pm
- Robinhood’s IPO roadshow answered questions I wasn’t askingby Elizabeth Lopatto (The Verge - All Posts) on July 24, 2021 at 8:39 pm
- The DL on CockroachDBby Natasha Mascarenhas (TechCrunch) on July 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm
- WhatsApp for iOS adds multi-device compatibility for some beta usersby José Adorno (9to5Mac) on July 24, 2021 at 5:53 pm
- Deadline 2024: Why you only have 3 years left to adopt AIby Steve Meier, KUNGFU.AI (VentureBeat) on July 24, 2021 at 5:20 pm
- Poll: What feature of the rumored new iPad mini are you most excited about?by José Adorno (9to5Mac) on July 24, 2021 at 5:01 pm
- Should we be worried about insurtech valuations?by Richard Dal Porto (TechCrunch) on July 24, 2021 at 5:00 pm
- GM, Cruise suing to stop Ford from using the name ‘BlueCruise’by Kim Lyons (The Verge - All Posts) on July 24, 2021 at 4:58 pm
- Facebook Brings Cloud Games to iOS via Web Appby John Gruber (Daring Fireball) on July 24, 2021 at 4:51 pm
- China Roundup: Kai-Fu Lee’s first Europe bet, WeRide buys a truck startupby Rita Liao (TechCrunch) on July 24, 2021 at 4:00 pm
- Ex-Blizzard chief Mike Morhaime: To the Blizzard women …, I am extremely sorry that I failed youby Dean Takahashi (VentureBeat) on July 24, 2021 at 3:45 pm
- Cloud-native RPA architecture drives Automation Anywhere’s strategyby George Lawton (VentureBeat) on July 24, 2021 at 3:40 pm
- New job posting shows Amazon seeking a digital currency and blockchain expertby Kim Lyons (The Verge - All Posts) on July 24, 2021 at 3:24 pm
- Genki ShadowCast review: a clever but limited capture cardby Cameron Faulkner (The Verge - All Posts) on July 24, 2021 at 3:00 pm
- This Week in Apps: Clubhouse opens up, Twitter talks bitcoin, Snap sees record quarterby Sarah Perez (TechCrunch) on July 24, 2021 at 2:40 pm
- The Senate’s E-BIKE Act could make electric bikes a lot cheaperby Andrew J. Hawkins (The Verge - All Posts) on July 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm
- Blizzard exec calls sexual harassment allegations ‘extremely troubling’by Kim Lyons (The Verge - All Posts) on July 24, 2021 at 1:55 pm
- Low code: A promising trend or a Pandora’s Box?by Andrew Spanyi, Spanyi International (VentureBeat) on July 24, 2021 at 1:21 pm
- Super Mario 64 probably won’t be the last million-dollar video gameby Jay Peters (The Verge - All Posts) on July 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm
- Apple @ Work: iPadOS 15 gives the iPad a brighter future in the workplaceby Bradley Chambers (9to5Mac) on July 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm
- DuckDuckGO takes on Apple’s Mail Privacy Protection with its own featureby José Adorno (9to5Mac) on July 24, 2021 at 12:59 pm
- T-Mobile launching Apple AR Innovation program with Hubraumby José Adorno (9to5Mac) on July 24, 2021 at 12:49 pm
- The Apple Watch Series 6 is $279 at Best Buy and Amazonby Cameron Faulkner (The Verge - All Posts) on July 24, 2021 at 12:14 pm
- How the Pandemic Changed The Way We Develop Products For the Better by Contributor (VentureBeat) on July 24, 2021 at 10:34 am
- Improving what’s not thereby Seth Godin (Seth's Blog) on July 24, 2021 at 9:23 am