A new map reveals how much the Arctic Ocean’s ice has shrunk since the 1970s.
Here’s why the country’s new national carbon-market program is such a huge deal.
A recent patent from the company judges your own creditworthiness by your friends.
In 2006, a blogger named Charles Lavoie argued that every New Yorker cartoon—from bears-waiting-in-an-elevator to two-old-businessmen-playing-with-dolls—could be aptly captioned “Christ…
Last week, my colleague Adrienne and I examined a digital moral quandary: whether or not to install an ad-blocker. Ad…
As their Emmy Award-winning doc series moves to the National Geographic Channel, the producers of Years of Living Dangerously talk about tricking viewers into learning about the climate.
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We are mere hours from an event that is celebrated among some of my friends, at least, as a kind…
The company inserted a device into almost 500,000 cars meant to trick emissions testing, the EPA says.
Software promises a better experience for readers, but at what cost?
Not all of the land inside America’s most iconic public places is publicly owned.
Yesterday was a busy day for library news. First, the Pew released its annual report on Americans and libraries; my…
Dreams do come true. (Maybe.)
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Here are all the ways the government can use your phone to watch you.
It was the company’s new upgrade program, which signals that iPhones are becoming a utility.
The new iPhone is just a fancy point-and-shoot camera. And that’s okay!
The size of the company's money hoard is mind-boggling.
On Saturday, I wrote up a different Carly Rae Jepsen track. I promise that not every track of every day…