The Best Media Streaming Devices You Can Buy Right Now

With over-the-top television services like DirecTV Now, Playstation Vue, and Sling TV gaining popularity, the great unbundling is upon us — and it’s now easier than ever to dump...

What We Would Lose In a Cashless Society

1. This is what we risk in a move to a cashless society. By Brett Scott in Aeon 2. Our nation has lost its trust in experts. Here’s how to restore...

Here Are the Best April Fools’ Day Pranks of 2017

Saturday, April 1 is officially April Fools’ Day, though one could argue that every day can feel like April Fools’ Day in the age of fake news. Yet most of...

Cursive Is Making a Comeback. Test Your Handwriting Skills With This Quiz

(NEW YORK) — Cursive writing is looping back into style in schools across the country after a generation of students who know only keyboarding, texting and printing out their...

How To Close the Gender Pay Gap in 27 Years

1. Here’s how to close the gender pay gap — in 27 years. By Kathryn Vasel in CNN 2. We can end child marriage. This is how. By Sajeda Amin, M Niaz...

A College Degree Could Cost $500,000

1. In 18 years, a college degree could cost about $500,000. By Vanessa Wong in Buzzfeed 2. Our voice-controlled devices are great — unless you have an accent. By Sonia Paul in...

Review: ‘1-2-Switch’ Is the Real Reason to Buy the Nintendo Switch

“I wonder who they paid to do all these videos,” quips a guest at a Nintendo Switch party I’ve put together to test a kooky new game. She’s as...

The Idea of North America Is Over

1. The idea of North America is over. By Benjamin Wallace-Wells in the New Yorker 2. America is facing a dangerous enemy. We just can’t agree who. By Uri Friedman in the...

You’ve Never Seen Harry Potter Like This Before

The story of Harry Potter may be officially “done,” but thanks to the series’ illustrated editions, fans are getting a whole new look at J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world. After...

What the Senate Should Ask Neil Gorsuch — But Likely Won’t

Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for United States Supreme Court justice nominee Neil Gorsuch are fast approaching. It’s time to consider some key questions about First Amendment speech rights the senators...

This Tax Could Save Your Life

1. This tax could save your life. By Tom Frieden at CNN 2. Can we be too emotionally intelligent? By Agata Blaszczak-Boxe in Scientific American 3. Why we should not know our own...

The Best TVs You Can Buy Right Now for Every Budget

When it’s time to buy a new television, people typically face one of two scenarios: They’re either standing in a big box store, mouths agape as a wall of...

Review: ‘Ghost Recon Wildlands’ Is the Open-World Shooter You’ve Always Wanted

To play a Ubisoft game these days is to participate in a grand experiment. You may not realize this, but it’s true. Look at any of the company’s games,...

Organic Foods Could Prevent a Public Health Crisis

1. Could organic food prevent a public health crisis? By Elizabeth Grossman in Civil Eats 2. Our perception of undocumented immigration in America doesn’t always match reality. By Hansi Lo Wang, Alyson...

How to Save the World’s Forests

1. Here’s how to celebrate — and help save — the world’s forests. By Bob Berwyn in Pacific Standard 2. In refugee camps, mobile phones become a powerful education tool. By Sarah...