Where Does a Candle Go When It Burns?

One Vaccine to Rule Them All. How Extremists Weaponize Irony.

One Vaccine to Rule Them All

What if a single vaccine could protect us against SARS, MERS, COVID-19, and every other coronavirus-related disease, forever and ever?

Read

Scientists Recommend “Autobiographical Scents.” Here’s Why:

A new study by the NIH shows that scents inspired by real life can change mental states and improve performance in all areas of life.

What's Your Personal Scent? »

Why the New iOS Update Is Such a Big Deal

The long-awaited iOS 14.5 update is finally rolling out with a new privacy tool.

Read

How Extremists Weaponize Irony to Spread Hate

Researchers who track domestic extremism say the tactic, while not new, has helped several groups mask their danger, avoid consequences and draw younger people into their movements.

Read

35 Years Later, Studies Show a Silver Lining From Chernobyl

One new study found that radiation exposure didn’t genetically harm future generations, while another offers insights into how radiation causes thyroid cancer.

Read

CEOs Are Hugely Expensive – Why Not Automate Them?

If a single role is as expensive as thousands of workers, it is surely the prime candidate for robot-induced redundancy.

Read

Stop Using Your Work Laptop or Phone for Personal Stuff, Because I Know You Are

A former IT pro turned end user explains why blending your work and personal tech was, is and always will be a bad idea for you and your employer.

Read

TikTok and the Vibes Revival

Increasingly, what we’re after on social media is not narrative or personality but moments of audiovisual eloquence.

Read

The Forgotten Precedent for Our ‘Unprecedented’ Political Insanity

The decades after the Civil War saw mass participation and mass outrage, followed by a period of orderly reform. What can we learn from that era today?

Read

Where Does a Candle Go When It Burns?

Just saying, maybe go easy with the candelabras.

Read

The End of Kimye’s Wild Ride

Unlike TomKat, Brangelina, and Bennifer, the appeal of Kimye was simple. They earned our infatuation because they seemed preternaturally well suited for each other.

Read

Click here for more of the best stories, articles, and videos from across the entire web.