An Elusive Gravity Signal Could Mean Faster Earthquake Warnings

Seismic waves from a big quake are easy to see — think of the classic image of a seismograph, pencil scratching out telltale waves on a rotating paper as the…

Protesting Tips: What to Bring, How to Act, How to Stay Safe

Reproductive rights in America may drastically change before the end of the year. A leaked opinion from the US Supreme Court laid out a path for overturning Roe v. Wade…

Coming soon to a streaming service near you: Ads

Reed Hastings was consistent, year after year. Any time someone asked the Netflix CEO when he’d introduce ads to his streaming service, he insisted that it made no sense. Netflix…

Ford F-150 Lightning First Drive: A Refined Beast

It runs the company’s own Sync 4A operating system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Alexa, but for 2023 the Lightning will instead be fitted with Google’s Android Automotive —…

What Would It Take for a Truly Ethical Clothing Industry?

So, I watched Elon Musk speak at TED, and I came away with a mix of empathy for the man and amazement at the depth of his self-importance. Since his…

Supernatural VR Makes Working Out More Accessible Than Ever

Gyms have never been my friend. Like, presumably, 99.3 percent of the adult human population, I hate working out. I scrutinize myself in gym mirrors, berate my form and technique,…

People Are Dating All Wrong, According to Data Science

Joel scheduled a talk in October 2019 at the University of Waterloo in Canada with the straightforward title: “Can we help people pick better romantic partners?” So, can Samantha Joel…

Why Trump would probably return to Twitter if Elon Musk lets him.

Elon Musk, the world’s richest man and soon-to-be-owner of Twitter, made waves on Tuesday when he said he would let former President Donald Trump back on the social media platform…

Microsoft Adaptive Mouse, Button, Hub: Details, Specs, Release Date

Microsoft is expanding its lineup of accessibility hardware. During its annual Ability Summit—An event dedicated to disability inclusion and accessibility — the company showed attendees some new PC hardware it…

How the Philippine Election Showed YouTube Can Rewrite the Past

There’s a lot of historical disinformation, and it’s one of the biggest issues in the Philippines. This ranges from outright denialism, saying that the atrocities during the martial law regime…