I Found the World’s Coolest Nightlight For My Son

I knew it was inevitable, but it arrived one night without warning: My two-year-old son woke up crying, suddenly afraid of the dark. As a tech journalist, you’re typically drowning...

Review: ‘What Remains of Edith Finch’ Is a Powerful Elegiac Mystery

Speaking to the American writer and academic Richard Burgin in 1967, Argentinian writer and essayist Jorge Luis Borges relayed a story in which his father analogized childhood memories to...

Review: ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild’ Is a Masterpiece

Scrambling across the idyllic vistas of Nintendo’s vast new fantasy sandbox The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, it’s easy to see the action-adventure’s sunken structures—plaintive artifacts of...

Check Out How Insanely Big This New Lego Minecraft Set Is

Alright, I confess. All these Lego Minecraft sets I’ve purchased for my 4.5-year-old are pulling double duty. They’re for daddy, too. So it is with a mix of naked longing...

Victoria Beckham Just Made Fun of Herself in the Best Way Possible

Since she was introduced to us nearly 20 years ago as Posh Spice, Victoria Beckham has been known for not smiling, with Beckham showing a straight if severe face...

Here’s What Every Scene in the New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Means

Disney on Friday released the long-anticipated trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, in theaters this December. The trailer doesn’t reveal much about the film’s plot — it’s just a...

The Problem With Calling the U.S. a ‘Nation of Immigrants’

As President Trump faces yet another challenge to the immigration restrictions he has tried to implement since the first month of his term in office, opponents of his efforts...

5 Books That Influenced How George R. R. Martin Wrote Game of Thrones

George R.R. Martin still hasn’t officially said when The Winds of Winter, the sixth book in his A Song of Ice and Fire series that serves as the basis...

What the Women of Britain’s Early Factories Did About Work-Life Balance

This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at History Today. Before the Industrial Revolution and the advent of factories, the cotton-spinning process was...

A Family’s Dog Ran Away. Now the City Could Euthanize Him If He Turns...

A Colorado family’s longtime pet dog could face being put to death after he ran away and was captured by animal control officials who believe he is an aggressive...

Review: This Retro Console Is the Best Way to Relive Nintendo’s Glory Days

The Analogue Nt mini is in some ways the opposite of what you’d expect from an attempt to replicate the experience of playing a 1980s-era 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System. For...

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...

U.S.-Made Airplanes Deployed in Libya’s Civil War, in Defiance of U.N.

American military hardware is being used to undermine official U.S. policy in Libya, TIME has learned, as the United Arab Emirates has deployed warplanes manufactured in the U.S. in...

Trump Should Make America’s Power Grid Great Again

1. Trump should make America’s power grid great again. By Robert Knake at the Council on Foreign Relations 2. The old rules of genetic research are being undermined by new gene...

10 Ways to Get Ready for Game of Thrones Season 7

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. With a July 16 premiere date, the first episode of the eagerly-awaited seventh season of Game of Thrones is drawing ever...