Google and Apple Reveal How Covid-19 Alert Apps…

Finding out that you've been exposed to a serious disease through a push notification may still seem like something out of dystopian science fiction. But the ingredients for that exact scenario will be baked into…

The Covid-19 Pandemic Shows the Virtues of Net…

Net neutrality—the idea that internet service providers should treat all traffic equally—might seem quaint during the Covid-19 pandemic. Internet traffic is surging, so why not tap the brakes on entertainment or porn to make sure…

Fusion Energy Gets Ready to Shine—Finally

Until 1920, humans had no real sense of how the sun and stars create their vast amounts of energy. Then, in October of that year, Arthur Stanley Eddington, an English astrophysicist, penned an essay elegantly…

Amid a Pandemic, Magic Spoon Eats Cake

Birthdays in quarantine have mostly been bittersweet, lonesome affairs. On Instagram, those who celebrated in April blew out candles in solitude or posted photos of their living rooms, filled with number-shaped balloons but absent any…

Todays Cartoon: Soothing Videos

Monday, May 4, 2020. By Maddie Dai, with cartooncollections.com. ASMR can replicate a sense of being touched, even when there’s no one around. As the world self-isolates, that feeling is more important than ever. Every…