Why Spotify’s music recommendations always seem so spot on
Spotify knows what you like to hear, and isn't afraid to tell you.
The hottest entertainment innovations of 2021
We needed distractions more than ever this year, and these devices helped provide it—each earning a spot among the Best of What’s New.
6 apps for when you need an alarm to go off multiple times a day
No, this is not a built-in feature.
DARPA’s solution to the military’s plastic trash problem? Eat it.
Turning an empty water bottle into new material, like protein powder or gun lubricant, could help create a useful purpose for trash.
How the US census inspired the personal computer
The company founded to mechanically sort census data eventually became IBM.
Twitter’s new policy aims to protect private individuals in photos
The change is focused on curbing abuse through media shared without consent.
This new Air Force helmet won’t be such a pain in the neck for pilots
The Next Generation Fixed Helmet should take a weight off fighter pilots' heads—especially at nine Gs.
The greatest automotive innovations of 2021
Electric vehicles, an innovative owner's manual, and lots of pickup trucks headline this year's Best of What's New.
This bird-legged quadcopter can easily perch in the treetops
The new design could open up the possibility for more adaptable landing gear.
3 ways to hide photos and files on your phone
Stay out, creeps!