- SpaceX’s Inspiration4 safely returns to Earth after a historic 3-day orbit
The historic mission marks the first private, commercial space flight with an amateur crew.
- How to forage your way through your neighborhood
The world is your grocery store.
- If climate change is impacting your desire to have kids, you’re not alone
‘It’s a human right to decide whether or not you want a child. It’s not a human right to drive an SUV or fly in planes.’
- You need to protect yourself from zero-click attacks
The latest Apple vulnerability was an example of both a zero-click attack, and a zero-day exploit. Here’s what to know.
- How to not get pricked by a North American porcupine
Don’t panic—this spiky friend is largely harmless.
- How Bentley took over and transformed a World War II air base
A site steeped in history is now a rough-and-tumble test track for luxury cars.
- Who gets COVID boosters? The FDA’s expert panel says it’s complicated.
An FDA advisory committee met on Friday amid an ongoing debate about the potential value of COVID booster shots.
- The Kinsey Scale Test and 3 other ways to find where you fall on the sexuality spectrum
Human sexuality spans too wide a scope to possibly be covered by a single test.
- Transform your Twitter timeline with these 11 features and add-ons
Tweet like a pro.
- First Martian rock samples from Perseverance edge closer to settling water question
Returned Martian rock cores will aid the search for habitable environments and could finally nail down the ages of Martian features.
- This high-tech gunsight could allow soldiers to shoot around corners, Matrix-style
The system includes an AR display, and it’s designed to attach to a traditional rifle, like an M4 carbine.
- The best voice recorders to capture your words
Take notes, capture ideas, and review conversations with the press of a button.
- This 120-million-year-old bird may have been one of the first to shake its tail feathers
The magpie-sized Yuanchuavis probably wasn’t a strong flyer, but it did dress to impress.
- SpaceX’s Inspiration4 mission and launch in 9 photos
It’s not easy training to be an astronaut in a few months; it’s a lot of hard work and fun.
- Beams of light—not cables—are carrying the internet across a river in the Congo
Project Taara’s cable-free tech can give users internet at “fiber-like speeds.”
- Blindingly bright black holes could help cosmologists see deeper into the universe’s past
Most humongous black holes, astronomers suggest, have acted the same way throughout the eons.
- Pioneer DJ HDJ-CUE1BT review: Pro features for regular life
Combining the appeal of classic DJ headphones with Bluetooth convenience, the Pioneer DJ HDJ-CUE1BT keeps a beat that’s hard to beat.
- America needs more Black male doctors. College sports can help.
To boost Black men in medicine, advocates are turning to athletes.
- Apple Watch Series 7: Here’s what’s new
Bigger and brighter
- Schoolkids in New Zealand discovered a new species of giant penguin
The new fossil is one of the most intact specimens of giant penguins we have.
- Quick fixes for common cooking mistakes
Culinary creation can be a delicate balancing act.
- Why a record number of container ships are backed up off the coast of California
With a dearth of places to anchor, some of the giant vessels are just drifting.
- The best practice amps to hone your skills
Jam out while you stay in with the best practice amps for bass, guitar, keyboard, and more.
- Cyclones can be fatal for seabirds, but not in the way you think
An analysis of puffins and other birds could explain mysterious mass die-offs.
- Potty-trained cows could seriously help the planet
Ammonia is a big problem for pollution and climate change. But teaching a cow to use the ‘MooLoo’ could change that.
- You can finally connect Bluetooth headphones to your Nintendo Switch. Here’s how.
The Switch now has Bluetooth capabilities.
- JBL PartyBox 110 review: Make (and take) a splash
With improved sound, lights, battery, and now splash-proofing, the JBL PartyBox 110 is one of the best portable Bluetooth speakers to make a crowd sweat.
- What would a dinosaur taste like?
Don’t tell us you’ve never thought about it.
- Become an expert in data analysis with this $20 training bundle
Master Microsoft Power BI, Excel and Access
- What’s the secret to sexiness?
You can’t start a fire without a spark.
- Smell better with these stink-proof tips
Stop trying to cover your scent and fight back with smarts.
- Australian wildfires fueled an algae bloom bigger than the continent itself
Smoke spread across the Southern Ocean fed iron to the algae, causing a massive boom.
- Did the pandemic give you ‘cave syndrome’?
Therapists now have a name for our post-quarantine social anxiety.
- What is WiFi 6? Everything you need to know about the new wireless standard
Call it what you like: WiFi 6, high-efficiency WiFi, 802.11ax
- COVID-19 has now killed 1 in 500 Americans
The pandemic is far from over.
- Is it ok to eat GMO foods? Scientists say ‘yes.’
Human health-wise, they’re perfectly fine.
- How North Korea’s cruise missiles could surprise its enemies
The DPRK recently tested cruise missiles, which can sneak up all too easily on a target by hugging the terrain below.
- Logitech G435 Wireless Gaming Headset Review
No headband padding required
- Why Point Reyes’ new land management plan is so controversial
The elk population is in constant tension with the local ranchers who profit off the land.
- Microsoft is letting you ditch passwords. Here’s how.
Say goodbye to Th3B3stP@ssw0rdEv3r!
- Apple iPad 9 and iPad Mini 6: Everything you need to know
Apple unveiled two new iPads with some fun new features for us to play with.
- Make your inspection work easier with this discounted endoscope camera
Eight LED lights, 16.5-foot cord allow for access to the most difficult areas
- This smart tugboat is about to journey more than 1,000 miles, autonomously
The 35-foot-long boat will use computer vision and other tech to follow a predetermined path around Denmark.
- Best Nintendo Switch controllers for any gamer
The Nintendo Switch brings the joy but not necessarily because of the built-in Joy-Con controllers, so here are options to get your moves tighter and scores higher.
- 11 views of the microscopic world in brilliant detail
Our favorites from the 2021 Nikon’s Small World awards.
- Will microschools dominate post-pandemic education?
The pandemic has pushed some to consider smaller classrooms and personalized learning.
- The best tennis balls for any player
Find a tennis ball that you love for your specific skills and needs.
- A rare humpback whale ‘megapod’ was spotted snacking off the Australian coast
The gobble gathering may also be a foreboding sign of climate change.
- You have no idea how much you need these bacteria
Without nitrogen-fixing bacteria, we’d be screwed.
- How detergents in Top Tier gas save engines and money
The chemistry of Top Tier certified gasoline and how it saves money.
- How to create and curate your watchlists on any streaming platform