Over the past year-plus my wife Deb and I have been arguing that the “build a wall!”-style anti-immigration…
LinkedIn hacker indicted, hackers cause worldwide Internet outages, European experimental Mars lander may have exploded in crash landing, and more from across the United States and around the world.
And Spotify, and Github, and The New York Times.
Hackers shut down much of the internet, Trump drew boos at the Al Smith Dinner, a tech exec provided a plan to stop phone addiction, and more.
An internet attack disrupted service to millions of users along the East Coast.
In a short film, one man reconciles standing by for an organ transplant with his naturally pessimistic personality.
The more emotional and hopeful tale stars Mackenzie Davis and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
The Faroe Islands are a small archipelago about halfway between Norway and Iceland. They’re half the size of…
Annie Truex, an actress in Los Angeles, talks about the obstacles women face in the audition process and how to stay motivated after constant rejections.
“Light” events are some of the heaviest lifting in political life. Comedy is hard to begin with, and for the…
A roundup of our recent writing on arts and entertainment
Some companies lose tens of thousands of dollars for every minute of a DDoS attack.
Watch John McCain literally run away from a reporter after drawing fire for comments on SCOTUS (h/t @PowerPost…
Her “personal” comeback album uses retro references in songs that don’t quite communicate what makes her special.
Michael Steele becomes the sixth former chair of the Republican National Committee to say he will not vote for the GOP nominee.
Park Chan-wook’s new romantic thriller is a sumptuous tale of shifting identities, forbidden love, and colonialism.
The candidates are back on the campaign trail, following the third, and final, debate on Wednesday night.
Theories on what’s behind one of the biggest puzzles facing America today
Last weekend, Donald Trump tweeted his distaste for Alec Baldwin’s portrayal of him on Saturday Night Live, calling the show…
It isn’t the only democratic institution that finds itself in danger.
Diwali lights in England, a pair of scary clown masks in Nicaragua, a rat stuck in a New York garbage can, a bioluminescent jellyfish in the Marianas Trench, a little Hitler, and much more.
The third episode of the new season is one of the most disturbing of the series.
Hillary and Bill, Melania and Donald—in marriage and politics, sometimes it’s complicated.
How the national mythos and U.S. labor laws influence geographic mobility.
Readers have written in with some thoughtful responses to my (semi!)-recent story, “How Pop Culture Tells Women to…
The easiest way to take down the web is to attack people’s access to it.
What could possibly make a young Chinese person go all-in for the Republican nominee?
The yellow Pokémon captures attention by exploiting a neural bias towards cuteness, sugar content, and other rewards.
Competency-based education allows students to progress through topics as they master them and could help reach underserved populations.
The highlights from seven days of reading about the world