GIFs Are Glorious, GIFs Are Perverse

Dwelt on too long, GIFs begin to seem like a constricted, claustrophobic invention. The people caught inside resemble imps trapped in bottles, condemned to speak the same lines over and over, inaudible through the glass.…

The Thermomix Is the One Kitchen Gadget to…

Sometimes when a kitchen classic is updated, a good critic might highlight what's new. Other times, they might champion what made it so great in the first place. With the newest Thermomix, my wife Elisabeth…

Plane Contrails Have a Surprising Effect on Global…

Of the varied conspiracy theories regarding contrails—you know, chemtrails—one stands out for being especially wrong: the belief that the plane-made clouds are chemicals the government is secretly spraying to battle climate change, to the peril…

Todays Cartoon: Catfished

Monday, March 2, 2020. By Brooke Bourgeois, with cartooncollections.com. Dating is hard enough without the added stress of worrying about your digital safety online. WIRED rounded up some tips so you can swipe right (or…