There’s Still Time to Get This Year’s Most Popular Halloween Costumes

As Halloween draws near, some Americans are frantically pulling together a Halloween costume while others have already planned theirs out months in advance. But no matter where you fall on...

A Massachusetts School District Is Sorry for a Photo of a Black Girl on...

(BRIDGEWATER, Mass.) — A Massachusetts school district has apologized after a photo appeared to show two white children holding leashes attached to a black child. The children were wearing 17th...

How Do You Exercise in Space?

TIME’s new weekly roundup brings you the best and most surprising things happening on Reddit: Outer Space Fitness Astronaut and subject of TIME’s Emmy award winning documentary A Year in Space...

Brain Scans Could Determine Guilt or Innocence in Court

1. Could brain scans determine guilt or innocence in court? By Heather Mongilio at Nova Next 2. Scientists might have found dyslexia’s cause and a simple way to treat it. By Agence...

Motherhood Is Hard to Get Wrong. So Why Do So Many Moms Feel So...

Giving birth to her first child at home without medication was a foregone conclusion for Margaret Nichols. Pain would yield to will, and that would be that. Throughout her...

The 25 Absolute Best Halloween Movies to Watch Right Now

Whether you’re a scary movie junkie or more of a hide-under-the-blanket kind of viewer, this ultimate list of the best Halloween movies is guaranteed to contain something you’ll want...

We Could Build a Better Facebook

1. Could we build a better Facebook? By Alexandra Samuel in JSTOR Daily 2. Puerto Rico’s devastation could open the door to a revolutionary power grid. By Lewis M. Milford and Mark...

We’ve Got the Wrong Idea About ‘Processed Food‘

1. We’ve got the wrong idea about ‘processed food.’ By Jenny Splitter in the Cut 2. Pink ribbons are everywhere this month. Here’s how to keep the support going. By Gillian Kline...

Review: Google’s Pixel 2 Is the Best Android Phone for Anyone Tired of Samsung

The good: Clean interface, great camera, long battery life.The bad: Underwhelming screen, no facial recognition or iris scanning, not much that makes it stand apart from Samsung and Apple.Who...

This Is What a Super Nintendo Plus Magic Looks Like

There’s another Super Nintendo on the block, and this one means business. Not the lucrative sort Nintendo’s sold out Super NES Classic seems to be doing as availability bulletins circulate...

Review: South Park The Fractured But Whole Is a Great Excuse to Revisit the...

Anyone who’s watched South Park during its 20 years on the air knows it entertains by harmonizing offensive characters, shocker storylines and waggish writing. Interactive South Park is no...

The 10 Most Fascinating Theories About Stranger Things Season 2

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Stranger Things. By the end of the first season of the sci-fi mystery Stranger Things, fans were left guessing. Was Eleven connected to the...

40% of Americans Are Obese—And the Trend Isn’t Slowing

Close to 40% of American adults and 19% of young people have obesity—a trend that’s remained stubbornly high in the last few years. The latest figures, for survey year 2015-2016,...

‘We Always Rise.’ California Winemakers Are Determined to Rebuild After Fires

Napa winemaker Clayton Kirchhoff drove down a winding road this week, past singed power lines swinging in the air and houses that had been reduced to little more than...

Why Do People Insist on Making Awkward Small Talk in an Elevator?

TIME’s new weekly roundup brings you the best and most surprising things happening on Reddit: Why make small talk with people in an elevator? A user on Ask Reddit posed the...