Q&A: Ireland’s Leo Varadkar on Brexit, Trump and Keeping Ireland ‘At the Center of...

Leo Varadkar is quite a few firsts rolled into one. At 38, he is his country’s youngest ever Taoiseach, or Prime Minister. He’s also the first from an ethnic...

See the New Emoji Coming to Your iPhone Later This Year

If you’re still struggling to pick the perfect emoji, your choices are about to multiply. Apple just released a preview of several forthcoming images poised to debut on iPhones,...

The Expiration Date May Be a Myth for Some Medications

1. For many medicines, the expiration date might be a myth. By Marshall Allen in ProPublica 2. This sophisticated imaging technique can spot heart disease before it hurts. By Nathaniel Scharping in...

Donald Trump Takes Center Stage at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

President Donald Trump is due to be forced out of office. The commander-in-chief has been caught in a plot with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and is desperately working to...

Here’s All the Best Stuff From Comic-Con in One Place

Every year, studios and television networks bring their biggest movies and stars to San Diego Comic-Con. There, fans judge which films they will be lining up for and shows...

Donald Trump Had a Tough Week. Putin Went Sunbathing in Siberia.

Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier this week enjoyed a nature-filled vacation that included hiking, fishing and diving, according to photos. The images are the latest in a series that...

Why No One Has Successfully Reinvented Email

1. This is why nobody has successfully reinvented email. By Pete Pachal in Mashable 2. To stave off Alzheimer’s disease in the future, get a good night’s sleep now. By Tamara Bhandari...

This Tiny Game of Thrones Detail May Reveal How the White Walkers Will Get...

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. Although we didn’t see the White Walkers in Sunday’s episode of Game of Thrones, the threat of the...

Breaking Down the Hidden Clues in Samwell Tarly’s Citadel Research on Game of Thrones

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. The season seven premiere of Game of Thrones saw Samwell Tarly experiencing the less-than-glamorous aspects of training to...

Why There’s No Such Thing as a Gifted Child

1. There’s no such thing as a gifted child. By Wendy Berliner in the Guardian 2. Without the internet, tractors or phones, here’s how Amish produce gets to Whole Foods. By Karen...

Not Everyone Escaped at Dunkirk. This Is What Happened After the Rescue

The 1940 evacuation at Dunkirk — the subject of Christopher Nolan’s critically acclaimed new film — remains one of World War II’s most striking episodes. However, for many troops,...

‘Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’ Is Even Prettier Than Its Stunning Predecessor

Lush blades of grass sway in the wind as I jog toward the tower. The sun’s warm, apricot glow is visible in a puddle’s reflection to my right. When...

How Charlize Theron Invents a New Kind of Badass in the Stylish Atomic Blonde

Early in Atomic Blonde, Charlize Theron slowly stands up from an ice bath. Her back emerges, sinewy and covered in myriad dark purple bruises. When she looks in the...

How Game of Thrones Sets Actors on Fire Without Killing Them

The practical stunt work on Game of Thrones has lent the show real gravity, creating a sense of physical space that visual effects still cannot quite credibly convey. Rowley...

Low-Calorie Ice Cream, CRISPR and Dog Vaccines: This Week in Health

For the first time in the U.S., scientists have used the gene editing technology CRISPR to edit out genetic disease in human embryos. In another first—this from the world...