Data Is Pushing Twitter Scouts and Bloggers Into Football's Big Time

Increased use of analytics has opened club doors to a new and more diverse set of experts, including a teenager in Bangalore

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2021

This list marks 20 years since we began compiling an annual selection of the year’s most important technologies.

Hackers Tied to Russia’s GRU Targeted the US Grid for Years

Sandworm-aligned group has breached US critical infrastructure a handful of times.

Barbed Wire, Concrete Barriers: Growing Tension in Minneapolis as Trial Looms in Floyd Death

Mayor Jacob Frey and Gov. Tim Walz, both Democrats, were sharply criticized for failing to move faster to stop last summer's looting and destruction.

What Charlie Munger, Bill Gates Overlook in Robinhood Trading

For many Americans, especially the Gen Z generation and minorities, the past year was their first investing in the stock market.

'Counter-Terrorism'?: Two Decades After 9/11, New Interactive Map Details Footprint of US War Machine in 85 Countries

"The map raises a number of questions. Why is the United States militarily active in so many countries? Are these operations meeting the stated U.S. goals of reducing violence against Americans?"

One in Three Troops Offered the COVID Vaccine Have Refused It So Far

Activist Clive Thomson Jailed for Outing Salmond Accusers

A Scottish independence activist who named women who gave evidence against Alex Salmond has been jailed for six months.Clive Thomson, 52, breached a court order that prohibited the identification of

Free Land

If you are like me, the biggest obstacle to the dream of living off grid is money. Today, I thought I would help out wannabe homesteaders by gathering together tips for living off grid without...

Away From Silicon Valley, the Military Is the Ideal Customer

While much has been made of tech’s unwillingness to work with the Pentagon, start-ups are still plumbing the industry’s decades-long ties to the military.

Homeless Man Reunited With His Dog at an Animal Shelter

BBC's Ten Films to Watch in March

Nicholas Barber chooses 10 of the best films coming out next month, including Coming to America's sequel, a Tina Turner documentary and Zack Snyder's Justice League.

What Happened to the Photo Industry: 2010-2020

We take an extensive look at the camera buisness betwen 2010-2020 and see the rise and fall of the digital camera industry.

Lufthansa to Launch a First Class "Corona Lounge" in Moscow to Immunise Rich Germans

The German national carrier Lufthansa plans to set up a first class 'Corona Lounge' in a Moscow airport for rich patrons from other ...

Your Genetics Influence How Resilient You Are to Cold Temperatures

Around 1.5 billion people worldwide have this common genetic variant.

The Week Digital Money Became Unescapable

Coinbase pulled the trigger, the Fed's plan for a digital dollar, and Affirm has a new debit card.

The Fastest Growing Cities in the World

Dognapping Is Surprisingly Common

We spoke to an expert at the American Kennel Club about the theft of Lady Gaga's dogs and how she might get them back.

Photography: The Mirage — Animals Kept on a Private Preserve in Dubai

Why Isn't Gen Z Freaking Out About Work?

Iceberg Size of Los Angeles Breaks Off From Antarctica

A huge iceberg (1270 km²) the size of the county of Bedfordshire has broken off the 150-m thick Brunt Ice Shelf.

Why Korsgaard’s Kantian Argument About Animals Doesn’t Work

Christine Korsgaard argues that we can extend a Kantian moral framework to include other animals. But her argument fails

Bill Gates: Nuclear Power Will 'Absolutely' Be Politically Acceptable

Bill Gates says nuclear power will "absolutely" be politically palatable again. It's safer than oil, coal, and natural gas and technology is improving.

‘Deep Nostalgia’ Can Turn Old Photos of Your Relatives Into Moving Videos

It’s hard to feel connected to someone who’s gone through a static photo. So a company called MyHeritage who provides automatic AI-powered photo enhancements is now offering a new service that can...

Daily News MBS Approved Khashoggi’s Murder

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman (MBS), approved an operation to “capture or kill” Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, a declassified U.S. report has revealed on Friday.

The Barack Obama Technique for Making Tough Decisions

Over the past years, the definition of leadership has changed. We used to think of leadership as a trait associated with one’s title or hierarchical position within a company or an organisation....

Future Self: Distinction Bias in Making Life Choices

Can a cognitive bias like confirmation bias or hyperbolic discounting lead to terrible life choices? Help your future self with distinction bias.

The Master of Tic-Tac-Toe. - GIF

The Terrifying Reality of Life Under Myanmar’s Internet Shutdown

One couple living in Yangon explain the impact of the military coup turning off the internet for millions of people

Internet Sleuths Have Cracked the Code Hidden in NASA's Perseverance Parachute

After NASA officials teased that there was a hidden message in the seemingly random red and white pattern of the parachute that aided Perseverance's landing, internet sleuths got to work cracking...

McKinsey Party to Boeing-Firtash ‘Bribe Deal’ in India: NYT Report

Boeing asked McKinsey to evaluate a deal to mine Titanium in India, which ultimately involved bribing officials.

Is 3D Printing a Threat to Global Trade?

Vaccine: Speed and Trust

Keys to an effective COVID-19 vaccination program

The Life and Death of the Dream Job

“Work Won’t Love You Back” is an urgent reminder that the most important part of work is the relationships that sustain it.

Neuroprivacy as a Basic Human Right

New braintech can capture a vast amount of personal data. It’s time to think about how yours will be protected.

The Age of Peak Advice

You can get life tips from a greater diversity of voices than ever before, but what are we really searching for?

Cricket Fighting in China: Tiny Champions and Big Money

Could we learn something about human aggression from China’s tiniest champions? One scientist believes so

A No-Nonsense Guide to Early Retirement

Hindu Bathing Festival Draws Millions

Photos and Text Rajesh Kumar Singh

Rebuilding Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral

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