The Galaxy S8 Is the Samsung Phone You’ve Been Waiting For

The good: Impressive design; Crisp screen; Clean software; Long battery lifeThe bad: Expensive; Facial recognition not always reliable; Fingerprint scanner can be hard to reach; Virtual assistant lacks voice...

High School Should Be More Like Preschool

1. High school should be more like preschool. By Sarah Garland in the Hechinger Report 2. The jobs lost to free trade aren’t coming back. But we can fix the rules...

The U.S. Contemplated a Nuclear Confrontation in North Korea in 1953. We Can Learn...

A few weeks after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that American “strategic patience” with North Korea is ending, a U.S. naval fleet is moving toward that country,...

Here’s What That Epic New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Poster May Mean for...

In addition to the first trailer for The Last Jedi, fans at Star Wars Celebration Friday were shown a brand new teaser poster for the upcoming Episode VIII. Featuring Rey...

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...

College Students Should Take Classes After 11 A.M.

1. Want your college student to do well? Have them take classes after 11 a.m. By Natalie Savidge at the University of Nevada, Reno 2. Homelessness is solvable. These practices are...

Twenty Years After Ellen‘s ‘Puppy Episode,’ It Still Feels Ahead of Its Time

“The Puppy Episode,” the two-part Ellen episode in which Ellen DeGeneres’s character comes out of the closet, aired April 30, 1997—twenty years ago. And it feels startlingly ahead of...

An Astronaut’s Dazzling View From Above

It’s a very good thing for the world that Terry Virts did not smell ammonia on the morning of January 14, 2015. He did hear a warning Klaxon go...

As the White House Turns: A Guide to the Shifting Power Centers Among Trump’s...

Donald Trump has called his White House a “fine-tuned machine,” an image that is at odds with the steady stream of sparks, springs and sprockets that have flown out...

5 Cameras That Take Better Photos Than Your Smartphone

Camera phones are ubiquitous in modern life. And for most people, they’re fine for taking selfies and family photos. While smartphone cameras have dramatically improved in recent years (and many...

Sheryl Sandberg: How to Talk to a Friend Who Is Suffering

In the early weeks after Dave died, I was shocked when I’d see friends who did not ask how I was doing. I felt invisible, as if I were...

5 Stories to Read for Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday

Thursday marks the 274th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth. But don’t worry if you didn’t plan a celebration honoring the Founding Father and third President of the United States:...

‘Charging Bull’ Sculptor Blasts ‘Fearless Girl’ Statue: ‘She’s There Attacking the Bull’

The sculptor behind Wall Street’s iconic “Charging Bull” called for New York City to pull the popular “Fearless Girl” statue, which he said has transformed his work of art...

3 Simple Dessert Recipes That Are Rich in Protein

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, you’re going to love Arman Liew. He is the author of Clean Sweets: Simple, High-Protein Desserts for One ($22; amazon.com), a collection of...

Minecraft for Windows 10 and Mobile Is Finally Getting a Content Marketplace

At some point in May, Minecraft will experience a kind of coda to Microsoft and Mojang’s grand synchronization of the original Java version and its newer, future-proofed Windows 10...