12 Science Books You Should Read Right Now

Invisible Women is not without hope. After Karlskoga amended its snow-clearing policy, hospital admissions (the majority of which were women) declined. A study of nearby towns found that the policy change saved about four million…

WIREDs 7 Big Science Stories That Shaped 2019

The practice of science is about progress: Crafting knowledge out of hunches and experiments, finding life-saving remedies, informing sound policies. It doesn't always go as planned. Scientists would have struggled to predict, for example, that…

Todays Cartoon: Privacy Claus

Monday, December 23, 2019. By Drew Panckeri, with cartooncollections.com. Toys “R” Us got into some hot water this holiday season over how it tracks shoppers inside its stores—and whether it was spying on children. Every…

The Worst Hacks of the Decade

Over the last decade, hacking became less of a novelty and more of a fact of life for billions of people around the world. Regular people lost control of their data, faced invasive surveillance from…