1/31/2018 - In photos: 70 years of Indian finance ministers presenting the budget

1/31/2018 - What Meghnad Desai would like from Arun Jaitley’s budget

1/31/2018 - Samsung is now making chips for cryptocurrency mining

1/31/2018 - The US national book award now recognizes not all great books are in English

1/31/2018 - Facebook is untouchable

1/31/2018 - Microsoft’s future may be the cloud, but boring business tools are paying the bills

1/31/2018 - The Federal Reserve honored Janet Yellen’s collar-popping style during her last week as chair

1/31/2018 - H&M calls its newest venture a “paradise” for discount treasure hunters

1/31/2018 - Facebook earnings, tobacco scandal, emotional support birds

1/31/2018 - The IKEA catalog

1/31/2018 - If you have 10 minutes, you can help safeguard the historical record of American slavery

1/31/2018 - Janet Yellen gave the Federal Reserve a much-needed reality check

1/31/2018 - Trey Gowdy is the 10th Republican chair to retire abruptly from the House since Trump’s election

1/31/2018 - Quiz: Trump’s State of the Union address or “The First Purge” trailer?

1/31/2018 - The speed of Europe’s 18th-century sailing ships is revamping history’s view of the Industrial Revolution

1/31/2018 - Diagnosing Alzheimer’s may soon become much easier and cheaper

1/31/2018 - We knew fertilizer contaminates water. It turns out it contaminates air, too

1/31/2018 - Researchers are teaching an orca to speak human words

1/31/2018 - The iPhone X doesn’t matter

1/31/2018 - WhatsApp is finally catching up to African entrepreneurs with a standalone business app

1/31/2018 - Trump is showing us that dictatorships and democracies can feel remarkably similar

1/31/2018 - Trump’s latest plan would make immigrants whiter

1/31/2018 - The economic buzzword of 2018 is “synchronous”

1/31/2018 - If authenticity is your goal, visit a second city instead of a capital

1/31/2018 - Even after legalization, black Americans are arrested more for marijuana offenses

1/31/2018 - Having nothing to do at work costs US companies $100 billion each year

1/31/2018 - In defense of Rupi Kaur and Instagram’s “pop poets”

1/31/2018 - Photos: The rare lunar event that won’t be seen again until 2037

1/31/2018 - This could be the next great office chair

1/31/2018 - Why the difficult person at work probably isn’t a psychopath

1/31/2018 - Wearing black

1/31/2018 - Wearing black

1/31/2018 - Leonardo da Vinci is history’s best case for wasting time

1/31/2018 - Puerto Ricans deserve aid not because they are Americans, but because they are humans

1/31/2018 - The case against understanding why AI makes decisions

1/31/2018 - Trump can’t stop the world turning away from American leadership

1/31/2018 - Nigeria’s lawmakers think bitcoin is one big financial scam

1/31/2018 - What Arun Jaitley’s budget can do to help India’s struggling real estate sector

1/31/2018 - This Amazon quarter is one Wall Street can never seem to get right

1/31/2018 - What will Big Tech do with all its repatriated cash? Buy everything.

1/31/2018 - An ambitious project to measure the wealth of nations shows how GDP is a deceptive gauge of progress

1/31/2018 - Top colleges like Yale are teaching students to prioritize happiness—not money and power

1/31/2018 - Our system is so broken, we’re turning to billionaires like Bezos to save us

1/31/2018 - Amazon is getting serious about the Super Bowl this year

1/31/2018 - Sony doesn’t want to compete on price, so it’s going back to its premium roots

1/31/2018 - The family of a man whose killing was posted on Facebook is suing the company

1/31/2018 - Investors are backing a startup tackling Nigeria’s blood delivery challenge

1/31/2018 - Nintendo soars, blood moon rises, Ferry McFerryface

1/31/2018 - The world’s last country to abolish slavery still isn’t doing enough to stop it

1/31/2018 - A dinosaur discovery in Egypt has revealed an ancient link between Africa and Europe

1/31/2018 - Two countries are the reason the EU is hitting its ambitious renewable energy targets

1/31/2018 - South Korean professors have been listing their kids as co-authors on research papers

1/31/2018 - Chinese women are spending millions of dollars on virtual boyfriends

1/31/2018 - What India’s startups want from Arun Jaitley’s budget

1/31/2018 - Goldman Sachs inadvertently bought a stake in a bitcoin trading desk

1/31/2018 - Thanks to its neighbors, the UK’s electricity is getting cleaner

1/31/2018 - Delhi and Mumbai are among the world’s most stoned cities

1/31/2018 - The alt-right are targeting disgruntled white male lefties to join their movement

1/31/2018 - Wearing black

1/31/2018 - Arun Jaitley can’t just spend his way out of trouble

1/31/2018 - Budget 2018 will talk a lot about helping India’s farmers—but with little action

1/31/2018 - As South Korean skiers head to North Korea, Trump reminds us war is still on the cards

1/31/2018 - Arun Jaitley’s battle with fiscal deficit—explained in seven classic songs

1/31/2018 - Super Blue Blood moon, Trump’s State of the Union, Ferry McFerryface

1/31/2018 - Super Blue Blood moon, Trump’s State of the Union, Ferry McFerryface

1/31/2018 - Victor Cha is against a preventive strike on North Korea and now won’t be US envoy in Seoul

1/31/2018 - Donald Trump’s “unity” speech divided America a little more

1/31/2018 - Facebook is banning ads promoting cryptocurrencies and ICOs

1/31/2018 - How Arun Jaitley’s budget can help ordinary Indian taxpayers save more

1/31/2018 - Zara has appropriated the traditional Indian lungi for hipsters

1/30/2018 - Fact check: Does the US “do more than any other country” to help the poor?

1/30/2018 - Security measures at the Winter Olympics include drones that catch drones

1/30/2018 - Trump says he cares about American kids. More than 4 million have undocumented parents

1/30/2018 - Japan’s biggest chat app is launching a cryptocurrency exchange

1/30/2018 - How to make sense of the S&P 500 drop of over 1%

1/30/2018 - Donald Trump says the US is an energy exporter, and he’s wrong

1/30/2018 - Bias against women may be preventing the best research from getting funded

1/30/2018 - The US is not one of the only 19 “fully democratic” countries in the world

1/30/2018 - California told Tinder to stop discriminating against 30-somethings

1/30/2018 - Harley-Davidson’s choppers are going silent with electric motors

1/30/2018 - State of disunion: The cities and states that fought Trump’s first-year agenda

1/30/2018 - The US is investigating Apple over its updates to slow older iPhones

1/30/2018 - State of the Union, classified GOP memo, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/30/2018 - Trump’s state of the union, Amazon’s healthcare service, dangerous beads

1/30/2018 - Watch live: See the super blue blood moon from anywhere in the world

1/30/2018 - The world’s biggest meat companies are betting on cell-cultured meat

1/30/2018 - Wearing black

1/30/2018 - Scientists found a new way to slow Alzheimer’s progress

1/30/2018 - How to watch State of the Union responses from Bernie Sanders and more

1/30/2018 - A new White House photo album reveals how Donald Trump pictures himself

1/30/2018 - Full-sentence movie titles are making a huge comeback

1/30/2018 - Is JFK’s millennial grandnephew the past or the future of the Democratic party?

1/30/2018 - Bill Gates has just read his “favorite book of all time”

1/30/2018 - There’s an iron curtain dividing Europe into safe and dangerous places to breathe

1/30/2018 - The ‘begpacker’ phenomenon shows how fake poverty has become a status symbol

1/30/2018 - Everything you need to know about the State of the Union, in four charts

1/30/2018 - How the cost of a Super Bowl commercial soared above $5 million

1/30/2018 - Russia’s elite think the US “oligarchs list” is hilarious

1/30/2018 - In just two hours, Amazon erased $30 billion in market value for healthcare’s biggest companies

1/30/2018 - Your minute-to-minute guide to the rare super blue blood moon

1/30/2018 - Blue Ivy ate fruit snacks at the Grammy Awards and you can too

1/30/2018 - A legal loophole has enabled years of environmental damage by global oil companies in Nigeria

1/30/2018 - Cambridge is teaching the world’s first business case study on weed

1/30/2018 - Eels

1/30/2018 - Eels

1/30/2018 - Marvel’s Black Panther will speak this real African language

1/30/2018 - Watch SpaceX’s second launch of 2018 after a controversial start

1/30/2018 - A professor tested whether cliché career advice actually works

1/30/2018 - Inside Bark’s winning formula for designing irresistible dog toys

1/30/2018 - Amazon, JP Morgan, and Berkshire Hathaway are starting a health-care company

1/30/2018 - Why even mundane tasks can help build your creative genius

1/30/2018 - World history would be very different without the blood moon eclipse of 1504

1/30/2018 - Don’t panic—but fund managers are cutting back on tech stocks

1/30/2018 - Kenya’s opposition leader has been sworn in as the “people’s president”

1/30/2018 - This is what a quantum computer sounds like

1/30/2018 - Even coal country knows Trump can’t save it

1/30/2018 - The investor’s guide to spotting the signs of a stock market crash

1/30/2018 - Guests and boycotts of Trump’s 2018 State of the Union address

1/30/2018 - The robots are coming—to deliver your dinner, or maybe a nice bouquet of flowers

1/30/2018 - Trump’s big speech, Ryanair pilot union, edible banana peels

1/30/2018 - South Africa will deploy military to guard Cape Town’s water once the taps are shut off

1/30/2018 - A Dutch university has canceled plans to offer degrees at its China campus

1/30/2018 - South Korea’s #MeToo movement just got started

1/30/2018 - Researchers just discovered the world’s largest underwater cave

1/30/2018 - Mahatma Gandhi: My tolerance for religions didn’t mean I had faith in god

1/30/2018 - A Chinese tech giant’s Olympic ads are a peek at the stories it likes to tell about itself

1/30/2018 - Ola takes its war with Uber to Australia where Indian cabbies rule

1/30/2018 - India’s farmers aren’t all the same, but government policies rarely reflect that

1/30/2018 - China “gifted” the African Union a headquarters building and then allegedly bugged it for state secrets

1/30/2018 - Eels

1/30/2018 - India is widening its tax net at the cost of its small firms

1/30/2018 - India’s flourishing fintech sector is craving the finance minister’s attention

1/30/2018 - Nestle has a new target group in India: your dog

1/30/2018 - Cameroon is being sued for blocking the internet in its Anglophone regions

1/30/2018 - India’s big disinvestment win this year may just be a one-off event

1/30/2018 - Trump’s SOTU, Jamie Dimon’s reign, edible banana peel

1/30/2018 - Trump’s SOTU, Jamie Dimon’s reign, edible banana peel

1/29/2018 - China’s in love with a Bollywood movie about a Muslim girl’s struggle to live her dream

1/29/2018 - Facebook’s News Feed will now prioritize local news

1/29/2018 - Alibaba is reshaping city traffic with artificial intelligence

1/29/2018 - Fake social media followers, DC’s shady deals, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/29/2018 - May visits China, Keurig swallows Dr. Pepper, edible banana peel

1/29/2018 - The company that made coffee pods ubiquitous just dropped $18 billion on Dr. Pepper

1/29/2018 - Tesla may get into the lithium business in Chile as the price of battery ingredients soar

1/29/2018 - Eels

1/29/2018 - Ahead of tougher EU data laws, Facebook is sharing its privacy philosophy

1/29/2018 - Airbnb’s new feature is for the 54% of Americans who waste vacation time

1/29/2018 - Three things Trump hated about ousted FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe

1/29/2018 - Glass was being produced in ancient Sub Saharan Africa long before early European trade

1/29/2018 - A wave of retiring Republicans spells trouble for Donald Trump in 2018

1/29/2018 - MIT scientists created accessories that change color to match your outfit

1/29/2018 - Japanese farmers created a new kind of banana with an edible peel

1/29/2018 - Ruth Bader Ginsburg had her own #MeToo moment

1/29/2018 - Robots want to help you buy a house

1/29/2018 - Death was everywhere at Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop conference

1/29/2018 - Google’s early failure to sell itself shows why we can’t recognize good ideas

1/29/2018 - The politics of the Grammys, in photos

1/29/2018 - The Boring Company’s flamethrowers are probably overpriced roofing torches

1/29/2018 - Amazon is quietly becoming its own university

1/29/2018 - African countries have taken the first major step towards cheaper continental flights

1/29/2018 - Beyoncé and SZA wore millennial beauty favorite Glossier to the Grammy Awards

1/29/2018 - Our 1,000-page employee handbook actually makes things easier

1/29/2018 - Confused about how to use Strava safely? You are not alone

1/29/2018 - After 12 white “bachelorettes,” the show’s producer is shocked that its fans skew racist

1/29/2018 - Giving fathers time off still isn’t enough to end the motherhood penalty

1/29/2018 - India wants NRI scientists to come home—but where’s the R&D money?

1/29/2018 - Macron’s pledge to wipe out coal is just as meaningless as Trump’s plan to revive it

1/29/2018 - India Inc is skipping the stock market party. Nobody is sure why

1/29/2018 - Syria peace talks, remembering IKEA’s founder, Finland’s first dog

1/29/2018 - Climate change could ravage Indian farmers

1/29/2018 - A US hockey star from the “Hogwarts of hockey” is coaching North Korea’s Olympians

1/29/2018 - Vietnamese farmers are migrating en masse to escape climate change

1/29/2018 - The few Indian cities where you can avoid living with deadly air pollution

1/29/2018 - India’s preference for boys has produced 21 million “unwanted girls”

1/29/2018 - India’s economic growth could hit a four-year-low this year

1/29/2018 - As Cape Town’s drought bites, designers are experimenting with food grown using sea water

1/29/2018 - The Trump team’s idea to counter China with nationalized 5G is just what China would do

1/29/2018 - Shashi Tharoor: All the reasons I’m proud—and not—to be Hindu

1/29/2018 - Google is celebrating a Taiwanese singer whose music was banned by China

1/29/2018 - Syria peace talks, Grammys, Finland’s first dog

1/29/2018 - Syria peace talks, Grammys, Finland’s first dog

1/29/2018 - An LGBT couple whose marriage was wiped off the books in Singapore is going to court

1/28/2018 - Just like India, America has its own caste system

1/28/2018 - Sweets and state secrets: How the world’s largest democracy prepares its budget

1/28/2018 - IKEA’s founder died, Syrian peace talks, the ♥’s origins

1/28/2018 - Nine intriguing facts about Ingvar Kamprad and his IKEA empire

1/28/2018 - The extraordinary life and music of Hugh Masekela

1/28/2018 - Why Americans see Buddhism as a philosophy rather than a religion

1/28/2018 - Gianni Versace lived and died in an era of silence around AIDS. 20 years later, little has changed

1/28/2018 - Scientific research shows gender is not just a social construct

1/28/2018 - Time is a human invention that controls how we work

1/28/2018 - There’s a right and a wrong way to use your Instant Pot

1/28/2018 - Bra Hugh Masekela, Nigeria’s bobsled stars, Cape Town’s dry wine

1/28/2018 - One of India’s oldest and most famous fortunes is built on a chance encounter with an American artist

1/27/2018 - Food is the new battlefield among museums, and Singapore has set the bar

1/27/2018 - Tesla built its largest Supercharger station in China—for the third time

1/27/2018 - West Africa should learn better trade and integration from its great ancient empires

1/27/2018 - All the catastrophes that the World Economic Forum says we should worry about

1/27/2018 - To close the gender pay gap, the BBC cut men’s pay

1/27/2018 - Gin

1/27/2018 - Gin

1/27/2018 - What we know about the ambulance bombing in Kabul

1/27/2018 - Israel will pay new civilian immigration inspectors $9,000 bonuses to deport African migrants

1/27/2018 - How to watch the 60th Grammy Awards from anywhere

1/27/2018 - Meryl Streep should win an Academy Award just for the way she uses glasses

1/27/2018 - Writing 5,000 words about why you quit Google is the ultimate privilege

1/27/2018 - Watch live: Trump’s first State of the Union address

1/27/2018 - Why Bill Nye the Science Guy is standing up for a climate skeptic

1/27/2018 - California is celebrating the end of weed prohibition with cannabis cocktails

1/27/2018 - How not to watch Trump’s first State of the Union address

1/27/2018 - Weekend edition—AI and climate will ruin us, but blockchain and women are going to save us

1/27/2018 - The riveting story of wartime propaganda that became a feminist icon

1/27/2018 - Google is using 46 billion data points to predict the medical outcomes of hospital patients

1/27/2018 - An Uber driver answers all the questions you were too embarrassed to ask

1/27/2018 - After a rocky start, the IUD is now celebrating its 50th birthday

1/27/2018 - Ethicists explain exactly why James Comey isn’t qualified for his new gig teaching ethics

1/27/2018 - “Waco” laments America’s unique, tragic obsession with guns

1/27/2018 - Another black British actor’s Hollywood success is raising hard questions in the UK

1/27/2018 - The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

1/27/2018 - Gin

1/27/2018 - Weekend edition—AI and climate will ruin us, but blockchain and women are going to save us

1/27/2018 - Weekend edition—AI and climate will ruin us, but blockchain and women are going to save us

1/26/2018 - Artificial intelligence and climate change will ruin us, but blockchain and women will save us

1/26/2018 - Weekend edition—AI and climate will ruin us, but blockchain and women are going to save us

1/26/2018 - The Vatican is opening its arms to Pop art

1/26/2018 - Nassar judge controversy, ICE’s new tool, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/26/2018 - Why is Instagram censoring a 1992 poem revered by the LGBTQ community?

1/26/2018 - Gin

1/26/2018 - Feminist icon Hillary Clinton allegedly protected an aide from sex-harassment charges

1/26/2018 - Silicon Valley suddenly seems to care about books again

1/26/2018 - The market doesn’t believe Trump wants a “strong dollar”

1/26/2018 - The first photos of North and South Koreas’ unified Olympic hockey team

1/26/2018 - Trump doesn’t understand a fundamental truth about trade

1/26/2018 - Happy Friday: the under pressure edition

1/26/2018 - Apple may release another tiny phone this year

1/26/2018 - A French grocery chain lowered the price of Nutella—turning customers into “animals”

1/26/2018 - African contemporary art’s value is far greater than the current boom in sales

1/26/2018 - For the first time in over 150 years, a supermoon, blue moon, and total lunar eclipse coincide in the Western Hemisphere

1/26/2018 - The neurosurgeon who redrew the map of the brain

1/26/2018 - Quartzy: the under pressure edition

1/26/2018 - Quartzy: the under pressure edition

1/26/2018 - You won’t be a great leader until you conquer this fear

1/26/2018 - WeWork’s London takeover, Airbus A380 avoids death, cryptocoin hackers

1/26/2018 - A guide to creating an unprejudiced work environment for women

1/26/2018 - One in two people are taking advantage of the same retirement hack: Be a male

1/26/2018 - Five charts show gender inequality is more than a pay gap. It’s a gap in financial security

1/26/2018 - Index cards

1/26/2018 - Index cards

1/26/2018 - Nike just released its cushiest sneaker tech yet

1/26/2018 - Davos’s founder defended Trump against “biased interpretations”

1/26/2018 - “No fire and no fury”: A listless Trump leaves Davos shrugging

1/26/2018 - How to out-scam a tourist scammer

1/26/2018 - The White House asked for a van Gogh — it was offered a golden toilet named “America”

1/26/2018 - The 9-to-5 workday isn’t just hated—it’s obsolete

1/26/2018 - Why $70 oil isn’t good news for Nigeria

1/26/2018 - Most unhappy people are unhappy for the exact same reason

1/26/2018 - Employers don’t discriminate against women just because they’re women

1/26/2018 - UK students who speak English as an additional language overperform in school

1/26/2018 - Can winemakers defeat the climate models that are predicting their demise?

1/26/2018 - The wristwatch is a precursor of smartphone addiction—and possibly its cure

1/26/2018 - Privacy shouldn’t be the price of progress. Here’s how to keep your data safe

1/26/2018 - Millennials believe the stereotypes about themselves, even when they’re not true

1/26/2018 - A timeline of Trump’s interference with the Russia investigation

1/26/2018 - Think plastic is pure evil? The surprising benefits of the world’s most wasteful material

1/26/2018 - The humble curb is fast becoming the city’s hottest asset

1/26/2018 - Trump’s Davos speech, Soros ripped into tech, Nutella brawls

1/26/2018 - China wants to build a “Polar Silk Road” in the Arctic

1/26/2018 - The myths, lies and statistics of free higher education in South Africa

1/26/2018 - A startup is about to build 300 vertical farms in China, thanks in part to Jeff Bezos

1/26/2018 - An ancient jawbone found in Israel rewrites the history of Homo sapiens

1/26/2018 - Pop music has become obsessed with death

1/26/2018 - Index cards

1/26/2018 - Asia’s newest love story: Modi and ASEAN are lost in each other’s eyes

1/26/2018 - A Chinese paper used fake news to play up Xi Jinping’s influence at Davos

1/26/2018 - The clickbait kings of China and the US are joining forces

1/26/2018 - Czech election, Trump’s Davos speech, squircles

1/26/2018 - Czech election, Trump’s Davos speech, squircles

1/26/2018 - The future of work in Africa is uncertain despite technology’s promise or perhaps because of it

1/26/2018 - Trump speaks, deadly pandemics, and news from elsewhere

1/26/2018 - Cape Town’s water shortage crisis is threatening South Africa’s wine harvest

1/25/2018 - At Davos, George Soros tears into Facebook and Google

1/25/2018 - US tops the list of Davos attendees for a simple reason

1/25/2018 - What Trump’s new Dreamer proposal means for immigrants, by the numbers

1/25/2018 - Meet the 10 ASEAN leaders attending India’s Republic Day parade today

1/25/2018 - Starbucks’ tone deaf “blonde” espresso campaign fits perfectly into Trump’s America

1/25/2018 - The longest, craziest, and most #DavosMan titles of people at Davos

1/25/2018 - Norway is the best country in the world to live in, according to the WEF

1/25/2018 - Czech election, Patrick Brown’s resignation, squircles

1/25/2018 - Index cards

1/25/2018 - Nine American cities are revolutionizing how data can improve lives

1/25/2018 - Robert Shiller wrote the book on bubbles and still thinks that’s what bitcoin is

1/25/2018 - Sonos takes aim at Apple by selling two of its speakers for the price of one HomePod

1/25/2018 - For the first time, scientists found the flu can cause heart attacks

1/25/2018 - A Facebook experiment with California liberals and Alabama conservatives suggests beliefs, not facts, are what really divide us

1/25/2018 - Trump is irresistible to the global elite of Davos

1/25/2018 - The Weinstein Co.’s #MeToo makeover will include breastfeeding rooms and powerful women on its board

1/25/2018 - Google will now let you mute those ads that follow you all over the web

1/25/2018 - At Davos, etiquette is the great equalizer

1/25/2018 - The literary icon who told the truth about how to be a thinking woman

1/25/2018 - A CEO named Andrea became Andrew on LinkedIn to avoid harassment 

1/25/2018 - Ace Hotel’s newest venture is the ultimate in lean luxury

1/25/2018 - No one will fund the only technology that can save the US coal industry, according to a new Moody’s report

1/25/2018 - The Doomsday Clock is now the closest it’s been to midnight since the worst years of the Cold War

1/25/2018 - In her second attempt, Theresa May tried to woo Davos by barely mentioning Brexit

1/25/2018 - What rich people should have done instead of going to Davos, and what they should do when they get home

1/25/2018 - Trump should use solar tariff proceeds to fund an US solar panel gigafactory

1/25/2018 - Guess which US immigrants improve their English skills fastest

1/25/2018 - Why the financial world and big business will never have a #MeToo moment

1/25/2018 - Even China’s cloned monkeys have a political message for the world

1/25/2018 - Nappies

1/25/2018 - Diapers

1/25/2018 - Soon we’ll control our devices with our body language, not our voice

1/25/2018 - A swarm of derivatives traders will soon have access to pure bitcoin

1/25/2018 - This job ad sums up how men got away with workplace sexism for centuries

1/25/2018 - Ethiopia could be sitting on one of the world’s great untapped gold deposits

1/25/2018 - The insidious ways the world tells teenage girls their bodies don’t belong to them

1/25/2018 - The idea that companies should benefit society is as old as capitalism

1/25/2018 - What happens when AI tries too hard to improve reality, in one photo

1/25/2018 - Economics textbooks go out of their way to be sexist

1/25/2018 - The best place to be a waitress if the US passes its “tip stealing” rule change

1/25/2018 - Toys “R” Us is paying “closing bonuses” to keep employees around while it shutters stores

1/25/2018 - Toys “R” Us hired two bankruptcy consultants to make them compete against each other

1/25/2018 - Donald does Davos, ECB announcement, grumpy cat lawsuit

1/25/2018 - China’s message to the world this year couldn’t be clearer: Choose between us and America

1/25/2018 - At IIT-Bombay, your day starts with casual sexism and ends with chauvinism

1/25/2018 - Korea’s new hero is a bespectacled 21-year-old taking on Roger Federer

1/25/2018 - Cheap data is fuelling a porn boom in India

1/25/2018 - Diapers

1/25/2018 - South Korea’s $100 million Winter Olympics stadium will be used exactly four times

1/25/2018 - If the West can appreciate India’s tribal art, why can’t Indians?

1/25/2018 - In a chorus, Chinese state media say Xi Jinping shaped this year’s Davos

1/25/2018 - This Oscar-nominated film shows how terrorists put Kenya’s religious harmony to test

1/25/2018 - The Indian pizza delivery company that is on fire

1/25/2018 - An African island nation known for beautiful beaches is now a global leader in cutting greenhouse gases

1/25/2018 - ECB announcement, AI ethics, grumpy cat lawsuit

1/25/2018 - ECB announcement, AI ethics, grumpy cat lawsuit

1/25/2018 - The rampaging Karni Sena is proof of India’s barbaric, medieval heart

1/25/2018 - The Donald at Davos, blockchain in space, and news from elsewhere

1/25/2018 - India’s banks and insurers continue to harass customers over Aadhaar

1/24/2018 - South Africa’s troubled rand has turned the corner against the US dollar

1/24/2018 - A Chinese artist is growing sweet potatoes as a form of art

1/24/2018 - A country that punishes drug traffickers with death is investing in medical marijuana

1/24/2018 - Davos attendees are quietly planning to walk out of Trump’s speech

1/24/2018 - Amazon may add 50,000 commuters to one of the most congested cities in North America

1/24/2018 - Buying in bulk, Baltimore police tactics, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/24/2018 - Meryl Streep will grace “Big Little Lies” with her presence

1/24/2018 - This is what the Trump presidency would look like without Trump

1/24/2018 - Forget BAT, China’s next-generation tech giants are TMD

1/24/2018 - Qualcomm’s EU fine, Larry Nassar’s sentencing, cat lawsuits

1/24/2018 - Diapers

1/24/2018 - Scientists are staring into crystals to try and predict volcanic eruptions

1/24/2018 - Ursula K. Le Guin knew that a great story doesn’t need a takeaway

1/24/2018 - Emmanuel Macron is a different president when he speaks English and not French

1/24/2018 - The most exciting design events of 2018, selected by leading designers, scholars, and experts

1/24/2018 - Netflix explains why a movie like “Bright” can bomb with critics and kill with audiences

1/24/2018 - The scathing words of the judge who sentenced serial sex abuser Larry Nassar to rot in prison

1/24/2018 - Watch SpaceX test-fire the biggest rocket on earth

1/24/2018 - The trick that beauty experts never reveal: Don’t wash your face

1/24/2018 - Oxford gave female students more time to take tests. It didn’t work

1/24/2018 - Starbucks baristas now get half as much paternity leave as its office workers

1/24/2018 - Voice-controlled assistants like Alexa and Siri could be the target of saboteurs

1/24/2018 - Farmland could be used to sustainably offset America’s entire carbon footprint—if the will exists

1/24/2018 - One in five Toys ‘R’ Us stores is located within 15 minutes of another Toys ‘R’ Us

1/24/2018 - The biggest career mistake is getting too comfortable

1/24/2018 - Private rocketeers snuck their own “star” into orbit, and it will be visible from earth

1/24/2018 - These two new monkey clones are a huge milestone in genetic research

1/24/2018 - Dogs are having a bad flu season, too

1/24/2018 - Angela Merkel laments the toxic politics caused by Germany’s influx of migrants

1/24/2018 - Trump’s leaked infrastructure plan would deepen urban inequality in the US

1/24/2018 - One of the world’s biggest firms is spending $450 million to solve a world problem created by robots

1/24/2018 - In 1873, Japanese officials considered switching the national language to English

1/24/2018 - Rosie the Riveter

1/24/2018 - In just four days, top fashion CEOs earn a garment worker’s lifetime pay

1/24/2018 - Rosie the Riveter

1/24/2018 - No one will win the Lunar XPrize—but private spacecraft are closer to the moon than ever

1/24/2018 - The three things global leaders need to do to prepare for the next big economic shift

1/24/2018 - Germany was once the witch-burning capital of the world. Here’s why

1/24/2018 - The brain science that could help explain sexual harassment

1/24/2018 - Democrats want Facebook and Twitter to investigate Russian bots behind #releasethememo

1/24/2018 - How cyber threats make their way into the corporate setting

1/24/2018 - Have a travel complaint? An airline may slide into your DMs

1/24/2018 - North Africans hope giving couscous world heritage status will bring them together

1/24/2018 - I became an intern in my 30s—and learned what employers can do to stop exploiting cheap labor

1/24/2018 - Trump’s solar tariffs may well cost US taxpayers more than $400 million

1/24/2018 - India’s bank bailout cures the symptoms, not the disease

1/24/2018 - The new science of animal cognition is forcing countries to overhaul their laws

1/24/2018 - There’s now a searchable database of the black women running for office in 2018

1/24/2018 - In 24 years, Americans have reversed their opinion on immigration

1/24/2018 - China’s new Davos pledge—blue skies, literally, in three years

1/24/2018 - Google can still use Bluetooth to track your Android phone when Bluetooth is turned off

1/24/2018 - If you’re using an Android phone, Google may be tracking every move you make

1/24/2018 - What would life look like if we lived forever?

1/24/2018 - Trump’s fear of Hispanic voter fraud is deeply, historically flawed

1/24/2018 - The classic definition of “craft” can make you happier in the digital age

1/24/2018 - Solar power pay-as-you-go projects in Africa are getting major funding

1/24/2018 - Data show porn is moving to mobile

1/24/2018 - Silicon Valley’s quest for a digital currency continues after Stripe abandons bitcoin

1/24/2018 - Multinational corporations have a hold on the World Bank, according to new research

1/24/2018 - Jack Ma is keeping warm in Davos with a Canada Goose women’s parka

1/24/2018 - Merkel and Macron speak, Nigerian bobsledders, shrinking countries

1/24/2018 - The 2018 Alternative Oscars: The movies that should have been nominated

1/24/2018 - The fastest shrinking countries on earth are in Eastern Europe

1/24/2018 - India should worry about a generation of youth idling away

1/24/2018 - There’s a decades-old law threatening digital freedom in DR Congo

1/24/2018 - An Indian designer is accusing Christian Dior of copying one of his prints

1/24/2018 - Rosie the Riveter

1/24/2018 - What Donald Trump’s Davos schedule looks like

1/24/2018 - Global CEOs are buying into Modi’s rosy portrait of India

1/24/2018 - A new pan-African fund will give a boost to Francophone Africa’s fledgling startups

1/24/2018 - A big part of the slowdown was because of demonetisation, says Raghuram Rajan

1/24/2018 - Xi Jinping had better things to do than go to Davos

1/24/2018 - UK labor stats, Japan’s exports, talking sticks

1/24/2018 - UK labor stats, Japan’s exports, talking sticks

1/24/2018 - “Merkron” speaks, Enlightenment lessons, and news from elsewhere

1/23/2018 - Inside an Amazon delivery station in India run by the hearing-impaired

1/23/2018 - Facebook wants users to judge news’ trustworthiness with two simple questions

1/23/2018 - Solar panel tariffs, feeding 10 billion people, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/23/2018 - Musk’s do-or-die package, Oscar noms, doughnut thief irony

1/23/2018 - Rosie the Riveter

1/23/2018 - After a decade, Apple may finally put the MacBook Air to sleep

1/23/2018 - A talking stick is the ultimate answer to manterruptions

1/23/2018 - At Davos, cheerleaders for globalization puzzle over how to save it from itself

1/23/2018 - DJI has unveiled its most advanced drone yet

1/23/2018 - The UK denied an asylum seeker’s application because he didn’t know about Plato

1/23/2018 - SoftBank—not Uber—is the real king of ride-hailing

1/23/2018 - Photos: As Mike Pence prayed, Palestinians packed up their businesses in protest

1/23/2018 - The recent history of the global economy, in one chart

1/23/2018 - Justin Trudeau made the case for free trade and empowered women at Davos

1/23/2018 - Are you there, LeBron? It’s me, LeBron—a superstar’s ultimate pep talk

1/23/2018 - The head of Facebook’s AI research is stepping into a new role as it shakes up management

1/23/2018 - Beauty brands want diverse faces, not diverse voices

1/23/2018 - Apple will release its HomePod on February 9

1/23/2018 - This fish-cooking video is peak Instagram-era of pointless food fads

1/23/2018 - The US opioid epidemic isn’t about despair—it’s about supply

1/23/2018 - Elon Musk’s new Tesla pay package is a publicity stunt that’s also real

1/23/2018 - Jordan Peele’s triple nomination was one of several Oscar milestones

1/23/2018 - These savagely funny postage stamp designs channel Brits’ Brexit angst

1/23/2018 - Quartz

1/23/2018 - Quartz

1/23/2018 - Listen to how Hugh Masekela reinvented his sound through decades of collaborations

1/23/2018 - “Get Out” and “Lady Bird” are the best Best Picture nominees, based on Rotten Tomatoes

1/23/2018 - Yes, brands give influencers free stuff—but the relationship is getting more sophisticated

1/23/2018 - Trump’s “America First” policy on solar panels will likely benefit… China

1/23/2018 - Life hacks are part of a 200-year-old movement to destroy your humanity

1/23/2018 - A French startup proves that selling USB sticks is one way to make big money on bitcoin

1/23/2018 - “Dunkirk” and “The Shape of Water” lead the impressive 2018 Oscar field

1/23/2018 - You can download an easy blockchain app to help poor people make bail

1/23/2018 - Cynical people aren’t realistic—they’re just lazy

1/23/2018 - Watch: Quartz asks ministers, CEOs, and economists about how to save globalization from itself

1/23/2018 - The definitive guide to Trump’s positions on NAFTA

1/23/2018 - Alexa’s cousins have plans to infiltrate the financial industry

1/23/2018 - Snapchat is no longer a private, disappearing, messaging app

1/23/2018 - Airbnb is helping South Korea battle price-gouging hotels ahead of the Winter Olympics

1/23/2018 - The India that Modi sold at Davos isn’t quite the India we live in

1/23/2018 - Modi’s pitch for global “solidarity” in Davos takes aim at Trump without mentioning his name

1/23/2018 - The most common excuses for not having enough women leaders are myths

1/23/2018 - You’re not totally screwed if you haven’t started saving for retirement yet

1/23/2018 - Is Trump’s border wall art?

1/23/2018 - A black American artist is printing t-shirts with the racist comments he has heard in Berlin

1/23/2018 - Wealthy millennials aren’t investing their money

1/23/2018 - Getting terribly sick was the best thing that ever happened to my freelance career

1/23/2018 - We must fix the broken water cycle before it dooms civilization—again

1/23/2018 - Losing my faith in philanthropy led me to rediscover its power to change the world for good

1/23/2018 - After its news feed fumble, Facebook is not the world’s most valuable social media company

1/23/2018 - For Bank of America’s poorest customers, checking accounts just got more expensive

1/23/2018 - It’s official, Australia is a better country than the US

1/23/2018 - Tech leaders are starting to say they welcome regulation

1/23/2018 - Virgin Hyperloop One’s CEO on why it’s building an app before an actual hyperloop

1/23/2018 - Trump is bringing America First to the climate-change economy

1/23/2018 - A magnitude 7.9 earthquake in Alaska has triggered a tsunami warning

1/23/2018 - Chinese scientists used Crispr gene editing on 86 human patients

1/23/2018 - Davos 2018, Alaskan earthquake, botox camels

1/23/2018 - In the automated future of work, women could gain—or lose—the most

1/23/2018 - Uber plans to let riders request better drivers

1/23/2018 - Hugh Masekela, South Africa’s legendary trumpeter, has died

1/23/2018 - Google is honoring Nigerian soccer legend, Stephen Keshi with a doodle

1/23/2018 - Nigeria’s bobsled team is already winning even before the Winter Olympics begin

1/23/2018 - By at least one (pathetic metric), gender equality is improving

1/23/2018 - The alt-right is mad about a $600,000 Trump program in Kenya linking violent extremism to masculinity

1/23/2018 - It’s a time of “enormous ebullience” for the bank CEOs at Davos

1/23/2018 - India’s Electricity Act is getting in the way of its grand electric-car plan

1/23/2018 - Quartz

1/23/2018 - As Modi goes to Davos, oil is not well with India

1/23/2018 - At the Olympics, you might see North Korea’s figure skaters twirl to this beloved Beatles tune

1/23/2018 - It’s becoming clear Jacob Zuma’s end is much nearer than we thought

1/23/2018 - North Korea is holding a military parade the day before the Winter Olympics opens

1/23/2018 - Davos 2018, Netflix earnings, anglerfish emoji

1/23/2018 - Trump reportedly uses an Indian accent to mimic Modi at meetings

1/23/2018 - It begins: Shared future or fractured world?

1/23/2018 - Davos 2018, Netflix earnings, anglerfish emoji

1/23/2018 - India has quietly downscaled its rooftop solar power target

1/23/2018 - Your primer on how to talk about the “fourth industrial revolution”

1/22/2018 - South Korea will require real-name crypto trading by the end of this month

1/22/2018 - Asia’s favorite bean just got served up as scrambled eggs

1/22/2018 - Netflix raised prices and still signed up more subscribers than ever before

1/22/2018 - The exec who put Kansas at center of Google Earth is running to control Kansas’s next election

1/22/2018 - Short-lived shutdown, Amazon Go, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/22/2018 - An ancient Japanese idea can teach 21st century businesses about harmonious partnerships

1/22/2018 - Team USA will wear self-heating Ralph Lauren parkas for the Olympic opening ceremony

1/22/2018 - The mastermind of China’s economic policy will speak at Davos this week

1/22/2018 - Will Trump in Davos be the elephant in the china shop?

1/22/2018 - Davos 2018, Netflix earnings, aquatic emojis

1/22/2018 - Céline, a bastion of woman-centric design, will now be run by a man

1/22/2018 - Rupert Murdoch wants Facebook to pay publishers like cable companies

1/22/2018 - Quartz

1/22/2018 - Before she became “Miss Manners,” Judith Martin expertly trolled Richard Nixon

1/22/2018 - Hackers have stolen $400 million worth of ICO investments

1/22/2018 - A Swiss giant is doubling down on one business that Amazon still can’t touch

1/22/2018 - The languages people are worst at recognizing

1/22/2018 - The 1925 silent film sequence that’s influenced every movie since

1/22/2018 - Black women comics are calling for a boycott of Netflix

1/22/2018 - Nervous about its neighbors, Tokyo staged a mock nuclear strike

1/22/2018 - Facebook isn’t sure if Facebook is good

1/22/2018 - A 1.5% tax on billionaires could educate all the world’s children

1/22/2018 - Silicon Valley wrestles with religion. Is high-tech “clean meat” kosher and halal?

1/22/2018 - Learn to clapback like the notorious RBG

1/22/2018 - Why I’m not falling for another too-good-to-be-true VC-funded startup

1/22/2018 - A beauty brand tried to trademark #MeToo to sell cosmetics

1/22/2018 - The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen can reinvent your daily routine

1/22/2018 - The list of bans imposed by Tanzania’s populist president just keeps growing

1/22/2018 - How to start an email: an email openings analysis of 300,000+ messages

1/22/2018 - This small rocket’s first flight to orbit is a big deal for on-demand spaceflight

1/22/2018 - Russian Twitterbots are blaming the US shutdown on Democrats

1/22/2018 - The best CEOs will help humans help machines help humans

1/22/2018 - CEOs should do these three things to help their workforce fully embrace AI

1/22/2018 - Simone de Beauvoir’s lover has sold 112 letters from her, to stay part of her legacy

1/22/2018 - In praise of slow thinking in the internet age

1/22/2018 - Cure your bad habits with “sludge,” the productivity tip you’ve never heard of

1/22/2018 - The economics of selling craft beers and spirits just got a lot better

1/22/2018 - Will this “potentially hazardous” asteroid hit the Earth? Take a look yourself

1/22/2018 - Parents could vastly improve the diets of their children with one small change

1/22/2018 - The controversial Silicon Valley-funded quest to educate the world’s poorest kids

1/22/2018 - In Trump’s first year, a third of White House senior staffers changed jobs

1/22/2018 - Amazon’s AI-store, North Korean pop star, killer starfish

1/22/2018 - Middle Eastern investors are only interested in three addresses in London

1/22/2018 - An alternative measure to GDP is proof that the global economy isn’t what it seems

1/22/2018 - Australia’s attempt to save the Great Barrier Reef is like treating cancer with bandages

1/22/2018 - Europe’s intoxicating love affair with diesel is dying out

1/22/2018 - Only transparency can fix the crisis in India’s supreme court

1/22/2018 - China is both ahead of and behind Amazon in cashier-less stores

1/22/2018 - Edward Snowden is campaigning against the world’s largest biometric ID programme

1/22/2018 - For Islam and against America: What fuelled Pakistan’s nuclear black market?

1/22/2018 - A simple innovation is turning the tricky Indian vada into an instant homemade treat

1/22/2018 - The list of Davos attendees for 2018

1/22/2018 - Eight things Davos thinks “we need to talk about”

1/22/2018 - Uber shouldn’t reverse out of India, no matter what Softbank says

1/22/2018 - Women’s marches, AI-powered groceries, airline stowaway

1/22/2018 - Women’s marches, AI-powered groceries, airline stowaway

1/22/2018 - India Inc is borrowing more, but the big bucks are still missing

1/22/2018 - 50 years ago North Korea seized a US spy ship and humiliated Washington

1/21/2018 - Liberia’s new president will have to tackle some very old problems

1/21/2018 - Maybe we should trust the experts after all

1/21/2018 - US government shutdown, Amazon’s AI-powered grocery store, a “serial stowaway”

1/21/2018 - In an era of ingredient-driven cooking, Paul Bocuse was the high priest of technique

1/21/2018 - Amazon’s AI-powered grocery store is opening to the public tomorrow

1/21/2018 - Photos of Trump “working” through the shutdown have set off an internet caption contest

1/21/2018 - A White House out-of-office message blames Democrats for holding the government “hostage”

1/21/2018 - “Four months after my mom died, my dad married a new woman. In December, she gave birth to their son.”

1/21/2018 - Declaring surfing its state sport is the next step in California’s identity secession from the US

1/21/2018 - The US just had the most expensive year for weather disasters in history. Expect more.

1/21/2018 - Has Meghan Markle finally made Prince Harry woke?

1/21/2018 - Watch this: “Counterpart,” a Kafkaesque sci-fi spy show about the roads not taken

1/21/2018 - A writer’s account of transitioning and transcending gender shows being trans is not un-African

1/21/2018 - Africa’s startup funding, Ethiopian Air’s ambitions, saying “non” to Macron

1/20/2018 - Robert Shiller says he’s an easy grader, but would flunk Trump on the economy

1/20/2018 - The chart that can make kids taller

1/20/2018 - How Africa’s largest airline will dominate the continent’s skies

1/20/2018 - Recent global economic history as told through Davos themes

1/20/2018 - Here’s what happens in a government shutdown

1/20/2018 - GeoCities

1/20/2018 - GeoCities

1/20/2018 - US senators are lobbying to sanction Putin’s top cop and Arsenal FC’s co-owner

1/20/2018 - The fringe thinkers who infiltrated US politics

1/20/2018 - The banking industry is poised to save $30 billion this year, thanks to tax cuts

1/20/2018 - Women’s March protesters plan to create a human wall to end misogyny

1/20/2018 - What Facebook can learn from Kierkegaard about making authentic choices

1/20/2018 - Joe Frank’s absurdist dreamscapes proved that real art has a place on the radio

1/20/2018 - I never knew true despair until this robot beat me at Scrabble

1/20/2018 - Weekend edition—Trump in Davos, Japanese space, bitcoin’s true purpose

1/20/2018 - Schools around the world are now teaching kids to spot fake news

1/20/2018 - “The Crown” is the perfect show for the fake news era

1/20/2018 - The real best pictures of 2017, Oscars be damned

1/20/2018 - Don’t “hug a black woman” for standing up to the patriarchy

1/20/2018 - What still makes “Breaking Bad” so breathtakingly unique, 10 years after it premiered

1/20/2018 - GeoCities

1/20/2018 - Weekend edition—Trump in Davos, Japanese space, bitcoin’s true purpose

1/20/2018 - Why a celebrated Francophone Africa writer said no to president Macron’s Francophone project

1/20/2018 - Weekend edition—Trump in Davos, Japanese space, bitcoin’s true purpose

1/19/2018 - We fact-checked Donald Trump’s speech about abortion

1/19/2018 - Facebook wants users to judge which news sources are most trustworthy

1/19/2018 - Trump has completely ruptured the Davos ideal of what global leadership means

1/19/2018 - Check your email to see if you got duped by a Russian Twitter bot during the 2016 election

1/19/2018 - Everyone wants DACA. No one wants a government shutdown. Yet here we are

1/19/2018 - Weekend edition—Trump in Davos, Japanese space, nice guy booty call

1/19/2018 - If you bought a OnePlus phone recently, check your credit card statement

1/19/2018 - Do the math: What happens when you add the next big thing to the next big thing?

1/19/2018 - Already break your New Year’s resolutions? Good, here’s why you should keep breaking the rules

1/19/2018 - When exponential innovation meets the infancy of “Industry X.0”

1/19/2018 - Government shutdown, Tide pods, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/19/2018 - GeoCities

1/19/2018 - I jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge and survived. One sentence could have stopped me.

1/19/2018 - Amazon is making Prime more expensive for the people who can least afford it

1/19/2018 - Happy Friday: the false alarm edition

1/19/2018 - The luxury home-rental race is heating up

1/19/2018 - When is the Women’s March? It depends

1/19/2018 - Doctors who won’t perform abortions shouldn’t be OB-GYNs

1/19/2018 - Movie theater attendance in 2017 hit a low not seen since the 1990s

1/19/2018 - It took 23 tries, but IBM is finally back to growth

1/19/2018 - A topless religious ceremony is Putin’s perfect election-year photo-op

1/19/2018 - The robots of 2018 are iPads on wheels

1/19/2018 - Quartzy: the false alarm edition

1/19/2018 - Quartzy: the false alarm edition

1/19/2018 - European supercomputer, world’s priciest diamond, tracing drugs on the darknet

1/19/2018 - JPMorgan thinks Jamie Dimon’s services are worth $30 million a year, the most in a decade

1/19/2018 - Law school is still worth it—but not if you’re in it for the money

1/19/2018 - Research shows “you are not a top performer” is an excellent motivator

1/19/2018 - Fat-finger syndrome

1/19/2018 - Fat-finger syndrome

1/19/2018 - No, Google’s Arts & Culture app isn’t secretly evil

1/19/2018 - America’s daunting student debt crisis is about to get even worse

1/19/2018 - DIY podcasting isn’t as cheap as you’d think

1/19/2018 - easyJet wants to help you find a pet-sitter—which is a great business move

1/19/2018 - Dear men, #MeToo isn’t trying to silence you. It’s trying to empower you

1/19/2018 - I fell in love with bitcoin—but am cheating with its best friend

1/19/2018 - A history of the unified flag the two Koreas will march under at the Winter Olympics

1/19/2018 - Ford CEO Jim Hackett on the future of computing, cities, and self-driving cars

1/19/2018 - Researchers developed an algorithm to place refugees where they’re most likely to find work

1/19/2018 - Parents of millennials are too involved in their kids’ careers

1/19/2018 - Yahoo Finance has a plan to become the Uber of saving money

1/19/2018 - Rolling back regulations often comes before a financial meltdown, according to 300 years of history

1/19/2018 - Uber’s largest shareholder wants it to exit Africa and Asia

1/19/2018 - The kimchi you eat outside of Korea is probably made in China

1/19/2018 - A bold new comedy puts young women at the heart of the Northern Ireland conflict

1/19/2018 - Statistician is one of the fastest-growing jobs for the future

1/19/2018 - Chinese rappers—fearful of authorities—are cleaning up their lyrics

1/19/2018 - This app reminds you that you will die

1/19/2018 - US government shutdown, Google and Tencent share, kimchi deficit

1/19/2018 - Germany is appointing an anti-Semitism commissioner

1/19/2018 - Cameroon has been putting the internet back on in its Anglophone regions for diplomatic visitors

1/19/2018 - India and Israel are exploiting an 11-year-old orphan’s tragedy for political gain

1/19/2018 - Fat-finger syndrome

1/19/2018 - The Netherlands has expelled Eritrea’s top diplomat for forcing Eritreans to pay a “diaspora tax”

1/19/2018 - China’s two-child policy has already stopped working

1/19/2018 - As China cracks down on bitcoin, Indian cryptocurrency exchanges wait and watch

1/19/2018 - Chinese investment in the US crashed in Trump’s first year in office

1/19/2018 - Pregnant prime minister, shutdown politics, moon maps

1/19/2018 - Pregnant prime minister, shutdown politics, moon maps

1/19/2018 - Aziz Ansari is not the woke desi feminist we thought he was

1/19/2018 - New Zealand’s prime minister will be the first leader to give birth in office in almost 30 years

1/19/2018 - The Ramayana and Mahabharata battles aren’t purely about good versus evil

1/18/2018 - The disappearing world of Lucknow’s Badla embroidery artisans

1/18/2018 - Indian men are splurging on their looks—but not to impress women

1/18/2018 - “Paddington 2” beat out the perfect Rotten Tomatoes score held by “Toy Story 2”

1/18/2018 - The biggest hirers in Silicon Valley are the old guard, not startups

1/18/2018 - Streaming’s live-TV bundles aren’t actually saving cord-cutters money compared to cable

1/18/2018 - US government shutdown, Amazon’s HQ2, ruby KitKats

1/18/2018 - 2018 Oscars primer: What you need to know before nominations day

1/18/2018 - Being denied an abortion may push more people into poverty

1/18/2018 - Fat-finger syndrome

1/18/2018 - California’s bullet train development hits another snag, while China’s barrels on

1/18/2018 - NRA talking point or Russian propaganda? A short quiz

1/18/2018 - Cryptocurrency mining is now so big it’s showing up in the earnings of the world’s largest chipmaker

1/18/2018 - Dutch police are confiscating expensive clothes from kids who look too poor to wear them

1/18/2018 - Facebook names Amex CEO Kenneth Chenault to its board, making him its first black member

1/18/2018 - 12 headline ideas for Elena Ferrante’s new column in the Guardian

1/18/2018 - Beat insomnia and boost your productivity with this 5-minute ritual

1/18/2018 - The biggest threat to China’s long-term growth is its own government

1/18/2018 - A simple change in tipping could take $5.8 billion from American waiters, bussers, and bartenders

1/18/2018 - The far-right was responsible for the majority of America’s extremist killings in 2017

1/18/2018 - NASA ranks 2017 the second-hottest year on Earth

1/18/2018 - H&M’s new diversity officer is an attempt by the fashion giant to save face

1/18/2018 - The Nice Guy Booty Call mindset is the right way to fix bad casual sex

1/18/2018 - Uber’s Travis Kalanick paid $200,000 to the driver he insulted in a viral video

1/18/2018 - Soon you’ll be able to decide whether you want better battery life or better performance on your iPhone

1/18/2018 - Amazon won’t ask your old salary, a rule that may actually hurt women

1/18/2018 - The world’s longest flights are making a comeback

1/18/2018 - Finally, a photo of Trump’s White House as the rumors describe it

1/18/2018 - Lava lamps

1/18/2018 - Lava lamps

1/18/2018 - Singapore’s government hired Instagram influencers to promote its budget

1/18/2018 - Unlike most former presidents, Bill Clinton is becoming increasingly unpopular

1/18/2018 - Ellen Pompeo wasn’t fairly paid for “Grey’s Anatomy” until Shonda Rhimes got powerful

1/18/2018 - Amazon is thinking about putting HQ2 just about everywhere except Silicon Valley

1/18/2018 - US astronauts will fly with Russia through 2019 because Boeing and SpaceX are late

1/18/2018 - Apple said it wasn’t in the TV business. Now it’s in high-stakes bidding wars with HBO

1/18/2018 - The case for teaching kids about #MeToo in elementary school

1/18/2018 - China’s luxury sector is back, but it looks very different from 10 years ago

1/18/2018 - Amazon’s plans for Alexa in offices make it worse that the bot is female

1/18/2018 - Larry Fink’s letter to CEOs is about more than “social initiatives”

1/18/2018 - The Japanese words for “space” could change your view of the world

1/18/2018 - Facebook’s move to meaningful is about getting you to click the ads

1/18/2018 - Tensions between the US and China are spreading to news. Or is it fake news?

1/18/2018 - The Awl and The Hairpin were perfect

1/18/2018 - Over the past month, BlackBerry stock has been a much better bet than bitcoin

1/18/2018 - People are getting scammed by Facebook ads touting bitcoin miners

1/18/2018 - People are using Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in very different ways

1/18/2018 - Israeli designers really, really dislike their nation’s 70th independence anniversary logo

1/18/2018 - It’s official—Trump is behind Putin and Xi in the global popularity contest

1/18/2018 - Why your earbuds fall out when it’s cold

1/18/2018 - Europe’s solution to the drug crisis is working. Why won’t America follow it?

1/18/2018 - Britain now has a minister for loneliness

1/18/2018 - A lack of big data is hampering efforts to curb illegal fishing in Africa

1/18/2018 - IBM on a roll, confidence in US plunges, New California

1/18/2018 - Amazon is the insider secret for global beauty fanatics

1/18/2018 - Russian oligarchs are desperately lobbying to avoid new US sanctions

1/18/2018 - ISIL is lighting oil wells on fire as they retreat, and no one is paying attention

1/18/2018 - India’s elite IITs have a plan to fix their gender gap—but will it work?

1/18/2018 - A drone was just used to rescue swimmers, and it recorded the whole event

1/18/2018 - Lava lamps

1/18/2018 - Air India’s sale hinges on how its gigantic debt is managed

1/18/2018 - Watch Namibia’s tourism industry cash in on Trump’s diplomatic blunders

1/18/2018 - India’s telecom firms are bleeding because managers sell connectivity like toothpaste

1/18/2018 - Apple’s cash, China’s GDP, New California

1/18/2018 - Apple’s cash, China’s GDP, New California

1/18/2018 - H&M is learning a hard lesson on racism and diversity from South Africans

1/18/2018 - China’s economy will cool this year—but it’s a good thing

1/18/2018 - 50 films later, a Bollywood veteran is choosing smartphones over the silver screen

1/17/2018 - India’s unskilled youth with big dreams are a ticking “time bomb”

1/17/2018 - Trump is holding Dreamers hostage for about $24,000 per person

1/17/2018 - Korea’s “united” flag, modern censorship, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/17/2018 - China reports numbers, bitcoin’s fall, New California

1/17/2018 - These best practices will help ensure your company’s cybersecurity is on track

1/17/2018 - The future of Dunkin’ Donuts looks a lot like Starbucks

1/17/2018 - Lava lamps

1/17/2018 - Apple to the US: thanks for the tax break. Here’s what we’ll do with it

1/17/2018 - Why are there no good movies about climate change?

1/17/2018 - Here are the most blockchain-y stocks on the market, according to two new ETFs

1/17/2018 - The maker of Nutella is about to become the third-largest chocolate company

1/17/2018 - Jeff Flake’s speech, highlighted to show the danger of crying “fake news”

1/17/2018 - Comedy Central’s new, darkly hilarious “Corporate” reminds us why we hate work

1/17/2018 - YouTube will have real people review its top videos to make sure they’re advertiser safe

1/17/2018 - This guy quit his job to travel the world—but he doesn’t think you should too

1/17/2018 - North America’s largest transit system is the acid test for electric buses

1/17/2018 - Staying home with kids is a job. So how does it fit on a resume?

1/17/2018 - Facebook is expanding its investigation into Russian influence on Brexit

1/17/2018 - The top 10 foreign words that are now in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary

1/17/2018 - A famous medieval “love story” shows harassment has been cloaked in romance for too long

1/17/2018 - Creativity is the engine of progress in modern society—and our best bulwark against automation

1/17/2018 - A photo accidentally revealed a password for Hawaii’s emergency agency

1/17/2018 - Goldman Sachs is the worst-performing major bank, thanks to its traders

1/17/2018 - Philosophy just got its biggest-ever donation—from Wall Street

1/17/2018 - Trump’s check-up proves that fat shaming is a bipartisan issue

1/17/2018 - This web form is preventing online shopping from taking off in many African markets

1/17/2018 - The Aziz Ansari debate is really about what women deserve to expect from sex

1/17/2018 - Square dancing

1/17/2018 - Square dancing

1/17/2018 - The best border wall is a legal marijuana market

1/17/2018 - The etiquette of working across time zones

1/17/2018 - Uber is making its UK drivers work slightly less insane hours

1/17/2018 - Google wants to make building an AI algorithm as easy as drag and drop

1/17/2018 - There have only ever been three original ideas in consumer drones

1/17/2018 - The Trump administration used bad math in its “foreign terrorists” report

1/17/2018 - The left is also guilty of unscientific dogma

1/17/2018 - Work With a Jerk? Here’s How To Survive

1/17/2018 - The world’s biggest worries are environmental disasters, not economic collapse

1/17/2018 - How to bet on stock volatility

1/17/2018 - Exactly what gets a book banned from prisons, in one US state’s spreadsheet

1/17/2018 - If you got bitcoin for Christmas, it’s now worth a quarter less than when Santa delivered it

1/17/2018 - Amazon’s Alexa is now a feminist, and she’s sorry if that upsets you

1/17/2018 - American kids perform better on standardized tests when you pay them

1/17/2018 - Two maps explain why women can’t raise capital

1/17/2018 - The pope’s warning on nuclear war is a 1945 photo

1/17/2018 - Checking bitcoin prices is a fidget spinner for finance nerds

1/17/2018 - Landslides kill more Americans than earthquakes, but you wouldn’t know it

1/17/2018 - Local Salmonella may have killed millions of indigenous Mexicans

1/17/2018 - Russia’s only independent pollster has been blocked ahead of this year’s presidential election

1/17/2018 - Bank earnings, NSA surveillance bill, NASA’s makeup kit

1/17/2018 - Donald Trump doesn’t understand Haiti, immigration or American history

1/17/2018 - South Korea’s female hockey players hate the idea of a joint Korean Olympic team

1/17/2018 - Reliance Jio is speeding up the slow death of 2G in India

1/17/2018 - One in every 10 bitcoin transactions in the world happens in India

1/17/2018 - The US has arrested a suspected mole who may have rattled the CIA’s operations in China

1/17/2018 - An Indian artist is turning women’s sexuality, health, and farts into Instagram art

1/17/2018 - Square dancing

1/17/2018 - With only three months of water left, Cape Town residents have to pay a new drought levy

1/17/2018 - Some of Startup India’s poster children say they never even signed up

1/17/2018 - EU palm oil vote, NSA surveillance bill, NASA makeup kit

1/17/2018 - EU palm oil vote, NSA surveillance bill, NASA makeup kit

1/17/2018 - China’s about to deal a final blow to its bitcoin whales

1/17/2018 - A major geopolitical crisis is set to erupt over who controls the world’s longest river

1/17/2018 - Fintech startups took nearly a third of all African venture funding in 2017

1/16/2018 - To have fun, Indian urban millennials just dine out

1/16/2018 - It was close, but China’s passport power is suddenly far ahead of India’s

1/16/2018 - Exclusive: US Department of Homeland Security banned staff from talking to Congress about immigration

1/16/2018 - GE mulls break-up, AT&T-Huawei pressure, NASA makeup kit

1/16/2018 - America’s Dreamers, Big Brother on wheels, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/16/2018 - Despite global warming, some reefs are flourishing, and you can see it in 3D

1/16/2018 - Woody Allen is finally becoming a pariah

1/16/2018 - The flu vaccine is only about 30% effective but you should get it anyway

1/16/2018 - Trump’s tweets about black unemployment miss a major point: incarceration

1/16/2018 - Square dancing

1/16/2018 - Google’s latest hiring tactic is training other companies’ employees

1/16/2018 - After Facebook tipped police, Denmark charged 1,000 people for sharing a sex tape of 15-year-olds

1/16/2018 - Trump’s DHS chief perfectly recalls his praise for Norway—but not “shithole”

1/16/2018 - How Warren Buffett’s billionaire deputy became an “expert-generalist”

1/16/2018 - TED’s new video series explores genius design we take for granted in daily life

1/16/2018 - NASA engineers thought female astronauts needed a full face of makeup

1/16/2018 - NBC is using Netflix to advertise the 2018 Winter Olympics

1/16/2018 - Inside the Korean crypto exchange that grew so fast the government raided it

1/16/2018 - CVS is on a mission to make beauty advertising more realistic

1/16/2018 - Sweden is reissuing a Cold War pamphlet on how to cope with the outbreak of war

1/16/2018 - Gal Gadot is finally in an industry where women make big money—and it’s not Hollywood

1/16/2018 - Europe’s central banks are starting to replace dollar reserves with the yuan

1/16/2018 - Donald Trump’s speaking slot at Davos is definitely not prime-time

1/16/2018 - Lena Waithe’s description of shopping for menswear makes a case for genderless design

1/16/2018 - Citigroup promises to close gender and minority pay gaps in the US, UK, and Germany

1/16/2018 - A new study can help us understand how creative people make unexpected connections

1/16/2018 - Are our better lives today robbing future generations of a livable world tomorrow?

1/16/2018 - Employees will stay longer if you involve them in social causes

1/16/2018 - A Kenyan cosmetics line is pushing for beauty products that actually suit African women

1/16/2018 - Telegram plans to spend more than $100 million of its mega-ICO on salaries, offices, and consultants

1/16/2018 - Why do our veins look blue when our blood is red?

1/16/2018 - Tourists fell more in love with Europe than the US in 2017

1/16/2018 - It’s becoming economically desirable to live in a trailer park

1/16/2018 - Emojis are making us feel less of the feels

1/16/2018 - A powerful exhibition shows what rape survivors wore when they were attacked

1/16/2018 - The philosophical case for going vegan is about pleasure—not preachiness

1/16/2018 - The big boys of Indian e-commerce are eating out of Patanjali’s hands

1/16/2018 - Africa should respond to Trump’s racist rant by taking the moral high ground

1/16/2018 - Turn your selfies into a 3D image at this new art installation

1/16/2018 - Don’t try to work through the flu of 2018

1/16/2018 - “Don’t take away our happiness:” South Koreans ask the government to stop its crypto crackdown

1/16/2018 - North Korea summit, Trump’s conflicts of interest, cheese wars

1/16/2018 - One of the world’s most famous brothels is looking to accept bitcoin for client payment

1/16/2018 - Bitcoin drops as China renews crackdown on cryptocurrency

1/16/2018 - With only one runway, Mumbai’s airport is a traveller’s nightmare

1/16/2018 - What Hong Kong’s Cantopop scene owes to the Cranberries

1/16/2018 - 50,000 Indian telecom workers to lose jobs in 2018

1/16/2018 - Only one Indian city made the New York Times’ 2018 travel list

1/16/2018 - North Korea summit, Citigroup earnings, cheese wars

1/16/2018 - North Korea summit, Citigroup earnings, cheese wars

1/16/2018 - Why Walmart isn’t getting to play India’s $670 billion retail game

1/15/2018 - Big money, small cities: Modi’s ambitious startup initiative is revving up

1/15/2018 - South Korea’s president is getting the K-pop idol treatment on his birthday

1/15/2018 - Jakarta Exchange collapse, Lesotho diamond discovery, cheese wars

1/15/2018 - The UAE has built the world’s largest desalinated water reserve—under a desert

1/15/2018 - All of the amazingly terrible slogans of CES 2018

1/15/2018 - It’s never safe to let your baggage out of your sight

1/15/2018 - Ethereum traders joke about buying “Lambos,” but Lamborghini just reported record sales

1/15/2018 - When will social media companies get serious about their effect on young kids?

1/15/2018 - The European countries that pay migrants the most to go home

1/15/2018 - Blame terrible interface design for the Hawaii missile alert debacle

1/15/2018 - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is paying off Nigeria’s $76 million polio debt

1/15/2018 - The world’s fifth largest diamond has been discovered in Lesotho

1/15/2018 - The New York Times’ list of best places to visit relies on a lame travel-writing habit

1/15/2018 - Want faster data and a cleaner planet? Start mining asteroids

1/15/2018 - “America is home”: How Trump’s immigration policies are upending Somali lives in the US

1/15/2018 - The race is on to become the Bloomberg of crypto

1/15/2018 - Read South Africa’s statement demanding an official explanation of Trump’s “shithole” comment

1/15/2018 - How to stop procrastinating

1/15/2018 - The dollar is languishing at its lowest level in three years

1/15/2018 - North Korea-bound ships could soon be routinely intercepted by the US and its allies

1/15/2018 - The world’s largest retirement community is the perfect place to test self-driving taxis

1/15/2018 - This new virtual reality system is taking researchers inside microscopic images

1/15/2018 - The contentious history of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in photos

1/15/2018 - An artist is destroying a signed Rauschenberg—to save art

1/15/2018 - MLK Day 2018: In Dallas, Alton Sterling’s family meets police widows in spirit of peace

1/15/2018 - Pope Francis in Chile, Hawaii’s false nuke alert, turtle treadmills

1/15/2018 - US schools are more segregated than they were in the 1990s

1/15/2018 - The death of a venerable Paris art store shows the Latin Quarter’s days are numbered

1/15/2018 - Electricity from all forms of renewables will be consistently cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020

1/15/2018 - The uncertainty around H-1B visas is more unnerving than the rules themselves

1/15/2018 - India’s chronic indigestion is giving a big boost to its industrial production data

1/15/2018 - In 2018, China’s seeing its most powerful passport in years

1/15/2018 - India’s ruining its grand plans to become a solar powerhouse

1/15/2018 - Indians just aren’t buying new homes anymore

1/15/2018 - Philippines volcano, Czech election, turtle treadmills

1/15/2018 - Philippines volcano, Czech election, turtle treadmills

1/15/2018 - Africa’s economic outlook is promising for 2018, but there are clouds on the horizon

1/14/2018 - North Korea’s passport is more powerful than most of South Asia’s

1/14/2018 - Supreme court: How India handles the civil disobedience will determine its future

1/14/2018 - South Korea is walking back threats to ban cryptocurrency trading

1/14/2018 - Southeast Asia’s strongmen are looking forward to elections in 2018

1/14/2018 - Swole Jeff Bezos, Sandberg and Dorsey exit Disney board, the Koreas meet again

1/14/2018 - Angela Merkel’s presence at Davos could counter Trump’s protectionist bluster

1/14/2018 - Trauma isn’t rare. How to acknowledge it in your own life, and move on

1/14/2018 - Instagram CTO says they do not withhold “likes” to keep users coming back for more

1/14/2018 - Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

1/14/2018 - Photos: A Boeing 737 in Turkey skidded down a hill and stopped just feet from the Black Sea

1/14/2018 - For centuries the West has found it useful to compare black people to monkeys

1/14/2018 - A philosopher of sex says sexual freedom is destroying desire

1/14/2018 - Bill Murray crushed it as Steve the “Bannon Cannon” in SNL’s “Morning Joe” sketch

1/14/2018 - DC Comics history is being retold through the eyes of marginalized heroes

1/14/2018 - Scientists put baby sea turtles on tiny treadmills to find out why man-made light is killing them

1/14/2018 - Economies to watch in 2018, Cobalt’s Congo blues, Cape Town goes dry

1/14/2018 - The “raw water”-drinking caveman has become the lifestyle guru of late capitalism

1/14/2018 - Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis is threatening to spin out of control

1/13/2018 - Chelsea Manning has filed to run for US senate in Maryland

1/13/2018 - Best of CES 2018: The one company vital to gaming, self-driving cars, and AI

1/13/2018 - Hawaiians were falsely warned about an imminent missile attack

1/13/2018 - A World Bank economist apologized for unfair country rankings and will redo four years of results

1/13/2018 - Where will people go for news without Facebook?

1/13/2018 - The UK opened the door for Facebook and Google to start acting like banks

1/13/2018 - Netflix’s The Crown got a lot wrong about the Queen’s visit to Ghana and Nkrumah

1/13/2018 - Sexual harassers in Silicon Valley have no idea how to redeem themselves

1/13/2018 - Protestors are trashing H&M stores in South Africa over “racist” ad

1/13/2018 - The undoing of Lena Dunham

1/13/2018 - How investors should react to Facebook’s revamped news feed

1/13/2018 - Americans have forgotten how to protest

1/13/2018 - The end of “peak TV” must finally, mercifully be nigh

1/13/2018 - The scientific reason collective narcissists are so dangerous

1/13/2018 - Weekend edition—Instagram life coaches, fake clothing brands, Facebook’s gambit

1/13/2018 - These flying robots can self-assemble in flight

1/13/2018 - YouTube’s recommendations drive 70% of what we watch

1/13/2018 - Soon, there will be a Women’s March-inspired perfume called Pussy

1/13/2018 - LaCroix: Air + water + essence = 😍

1/13/2018 - Germany is backpedalling on calling its century-old Namibian genocide a genocide

1/13/2018 - Weekend edition—Instagram life coaches, fake clothing brands, Facebook’s gambit

1/13/2018 - Weekend edition—Instagram life coaches, fake clothing brands, Facebook’s gambit

1/12/2018 - Facebook is using an old drug dealer tactic to keep its users hooked

1/12/2018 - Weekend edition—Instagram life coaches, fake clothing brands, Facebook’s gambit

1/12/2018 - Trump’s immigration remarks, mudslides, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/12/2018 - With smart planning, opportunity can abound in post-retirement life

1/12/2018 - Longevity and technology are transforming the way people retire

1/12/2018 - Shower thoughts

1/12/2018 - The most productive entrepreneurs think about what their time will be worth in the future

1/12/2018 - Uniqlo’s march from Japanese favorite to global ubiquity, in charts

1/12/2018 - Happy Friday: the true stories edition

1/12/2018 - What My ESL students from “shithole” countries taught me about being a good American

1/12/2018 - Trump sold $1.5 billion of condos to potential money launderers thanks to this gaping loophole

1/12/2018 - A speech coach explains exactly why Oprah sounded so presidential

1/12/2018 - Tamper-proof opioids won’t stop epidemics

1/12/2018 - Big Oil says government climate change lawsuits are a “conspiracy”

1/12/2018 - Boeing wants to take on Amazon’s drone delivery service

1/12/2018 - If you’re calling your work team family, you’re doing it wrong

1/12/2018 - Thanks to Donald Trump, the mainstream media is finally swearing

1/12/2018 - “The Shape of Water” producer urged Disney not to “mess up” Fox’s arthouse film studio

1/12/2018 - In its latest quarter, Wells Fargo’s $3.3 billion legal charge was offset by a $3.4 billion tax-cut boost

1/12/2018 - Biometric identity theft, VPNs in Iran, will the oil rally last?

1/12/2018 - “A heartbreaking moment”: A senator describes Trump’s full comments in “shithole” meeting

1/12/2018 - A US ambassador resigned because he doesn’t want to work for Trump

1/12/2018 - One of Africa’s smallest countries is taking the lead in standing up to Donald Trump

1/12/2018 - Facebook stock: Investors don’t like the news feed change

1/12/2018 - Ryanair’s new baggage policy is a first strike in the war on carry-on bloat

1/12/2018 - Riding gear is the original athleisure

1/12/2018 - Quartzy: the true stories edition

1/12/2018 - Quartzy: the true stories edition

1/12/2018 - Why everyone in my company is going on vacation during the same two weeks

1/12/2018 - Facebook can’t be fixed

1/12/2018 - Ace-K

1/12/2018 - Ace-K

1/12/2018 - A new wave of brazen attacks by herdsmen in Nigeria is sparking fears of genocide

1/12/2018 - Jamie Dimon couldn’t be happier with JPMorgan’s $2.4 billion tax hit

1/12/2018 - Three minutes of microgravity is worth the cost of a small house, if you’re a scientist

1/12/2018 - Merkel’s coalition deal steers Germany away from the threat of an early election

1/12/2018 - Eureka Park, talking e-sports, it’s a wrap

1/12/2018 - Everything we know about inflation may be wrong

1/12/2018 - The fourth industrial revolution will eliminate the gender stereotypes created by the first

1/12/2018 - A new robot is teaching people with autism to navigate office politics

1/12/2018 - All the ways women are still discriminated against in STEM

1/12/2018 - These are Donald Trump’s, uh, unorthodox views on diet and exercise

1/12/2018 - Apple and Tesla need cobalt for our clean future, so the world’s top producer wants more taxes

1/12/2018 - Trump’s health check, “shithole” shocker, black snow

1/12/2018 - Trump cancels an upcoming trip to London citing actual fake news about Obama

1/12/2018 - It’s about to get easier for almost 700 million Africans to travel by air in Africa

1/12/2018 - Pollution data from 2017 show China wavering between GDP growth and clean air

1/12/2018 - A constitutional expert explains the crisis unfolding in India’s supreme court

1/12/2018 - A dozen companies that reaped rewards by putting “bitcoin” or “blockchain” in their name

1/12/2018 - New Zealand’s inflation gauge ditches sat-nav and DVDs for Uber and craft beer

1/12/2018 - “Assault and battery” in the delivery room: The disturbing trend of obstetric violence

1/12/2018 - Ace-K

1/12/2018 - Full text of the letter four supreme court judges wrote to India’s chief justice

1/12/2018 - ISRO’s journey from Aryabhata to its 100th Indian satellite

1/12/2018 - Czech elections, Trump’s “shithole” outburst, black snow

1/12/2018 - Czech elections, Trump’s “shithole” outburst, black snow

1/12/2018 - Facebook will now show you more posts from friends and family than news

1/12/2018 - India must listen to patients to fix its failing public health system

1/12/2018 - “Where birds don’t lay eggs”: How “shithole countries” was translated

1/11/2018 - How Myanmar fits into China’s global power ambitions

1/11/2018 - Trump’s “shithole countries” remark galled south Florida in particular

1/11/2018 - Singapore will keep jailing people without a trial—but it’ll be more transparent

1/11/2018 - Did an elite Silicon Valley VC party feature sex and drugs? “Brotopia” says yes

1/11/2018 - A new superpower is discovered in the wondrous cuttlefish

1/11/2018 - Donald Trump is taking one of the largest delegations ever to hang with the global elite in Davos

1/11/2018 - The creator of the “Shitty Media Men” list found power in telling her own story

1/11/2018 - Limited supply of batteries, the media men list, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/11/2018 - Nepal’s internet, India’s satellites, Walmart boosts wages

1/11/2018 - The catch in Trump’s new Medicaid policy

1/11/2018 - The James Franco allegations show the bullshit that actresses have to deal with to make it

1/11/2018 - Ace-K

1/11/2018 - Here are the real reasons Walmart is raising wages

1/11/2018 - “Black Panther” sold more tickets than any other Marvel movie in its first 24 hours

1/11/2018 - Scientists discovered huge ice sheets on Mars—some a football field thick

1/11/2018 - Facebook’s fight against fake news is going local

1/11/2018 - The Daily Show will now have an Africa correspondent

1/11/2018 - Just enough snow fell in the Sahara to be visible from space

1/11/2018 - Catherine Deneuve slammed #MeToo as “the enemy of sexual freedom”

1/11/2018 - Swedish obstetricians confirm that IKEA’s pregnancy test ad will work just fine

1/11/2018 - Trump’s getting a new tax break on his anonymous real estate deals

1/11/2018 - A list of 2018’s most promising jobs reveals the American Dream is in IT

1/11/2018 - Meet iGen: The new generation of workers that is almost everything millennials aren’t

1/11/2018 - Trump is quietly swamping visa applicants in extra paperwork

1/11/2018 - Berkshire Hathaway’s stock has risen more than one million percent under Warren Buffett

1/11/2018 - Amazon has quietly restricted reviews for its most controversial products

1/11/2018 - The complete guide to traveling with a uterus

1/11/2018 - Eavesdropping

1/11/2018 - Eavesdropping

1/11/2018 - Disaster movies are much too pessimistic about the future of humanity

1/11/2018 - Watch Obama reveal the key to dad-move dancing

1/11/2018 - Power outage, first-timers, the new hype

1/11/2018 - H&M’s latest apology for its racist hoodie is an actual, honest-to-god apology

1/11/2018 - Angola’s president has fired the son of his predecessor as head of the sovereign wealth fund

1/11/2018 - Dear Google: Please stop using my advertising dollars to monetize hate speech

1/11/2018 - All the swear words fit to print: how newspapers are handling Donald Trump’s foul mouth

1/11/2018 - Tea if by sea, cha if by land: Why the world only has two words for tea

1/11/2018 - Democratic women will wear black to Trump’s state of the union. Will Republicans join them?

1/11/2018 - If you want to be smarter, build in an hour of daily contemplation

1/11/2018 - Google is honoring one of South Africa’s most fearless anti-apartheid storytellers with a doodle

1/11/2018 - The reason why you need to touch your keys to believe they’re in your bag

1/11/2018 - EU talks Iran, South Korea’s crypto ban, lobster-boiling ban

1/11/2018 - The world’s first major city to run out of water may have just over three months left

1/11/2018 - India’s bailout plan won’t help its really bad banks—and that’s a good thing

1/11/2018 - CES 2018: China’s internet giants are making bets on the future of driving

1/11/2018 - What India can learn from Italy about selling its national carrier

1/11/2018 - Eavesdropping

1/11/2018 - Kenya thinks it has a fake news epidemic and these startups are taking on the fight

1/11/2018 - An Indian unicorn is going global in search of technology and talent

1/11/2018 - Netflix is way ahead of Amazon Prime in the UK

1/11/2018 - Greece is limiting the power of sharia law

1/11/2018 - India has laid down another brick to help Apple build its stores

1/11/2018 - EU talks Iran, Paris Ritz heist, crypto girl-group

1/11/2018 - EU talks Iran, Paris Ritz heist, crypto girl-group

1/11/2018 - One of Nollywood’s biggest stars has a role in Marvel’s new Avengers blockbuster

1/10/2018 - The world now has a cryptocurrency pop group

1/10/2018 - The bright spot in India’s dismal job market: freelancing

1/10/2018 - Australia’s female rugby players are going to be paid the same as men

1/10/2018 - Police are raiding bitcoin exchanges in South Korea

1/10/2018 - After 75 minutes with Norway’s prime minister, Donald Trump goes green

1/10/2018 - New mom Serena Williams had to talk her hospital staff through saving her life

1/10/2018 - A power failure sent part of CES into darkness

1/10/2018 - The psychology behind performance-based bonuses is total bunk

1/10/2018 - Subsidized parenthood, California mudslides, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/10/2018 - California mudslides, Theresa May’s Brexit talks, Penn Station crumbles

1/10/2018 - Eavesdropping

1/10/2018 - Hey Emily Ratajkowski, not everything you do has to be ‘feminist’—and that’s OK

1/10/2018 - Razer wants its smartphone to be a laptop

1/10/2018 - The societies we live in—including prison—have a lot to do with determining our sexuality

1/10/2018 - Ohio’s giant Bread Basket building finally finds a buyer

1/10/2018 - Kodak is trying to stay relevant with a cryptocurrency scheme run by paparazzi

1/10/2018 - In North Korea, the app store is an actual store

1/10/2018 - Amazon is bringing Alexa to your Toyota

1/10/2018 - The newest $1 billion startup is led by one of tech’s youngest female CEOs

1/10/2018 - Ethiopia will no longer allow foreigners to adopt its children

1/10/2018 - A Florida university is teaching a course called “White Racism”—with police protection

1/10/2018 - Michelle Williams’ infuriating pay gap shows why it’s unfair to ask women to think of the greater good

1/10/2018 - The way we talk about sexting is failing our teenage girls

1/10/2018 - Learn to manage your attention and managing time will take care of itself

1/10/2018 - Permanently lower your hopes for the global economy, the World Bank says

1/10/2018 - Pasta primavera

1/10/2018 - Pasta primavera

1/10/2018 - African Australians say they’ve been racially vilified and are pushing back

1/10/2018 - Asking your coworkers about their holidays could be hurting them

1/10/2018 - High tech beauty trends that will change your skin

1/10/2018 - Apple’s iCloud service in China will be managed by a data firm started by the government

1/10/2018 - Photos: Deadly mudslides in southern California

1/10/2018 - Social media newsfeeds have hijacked your attention—here’s how to reclaim it

1/10/2018 - The key to peace and self-acceptance lies in understanding 3.5 billion years of life on Earth

1/10/2018 - Tech as spectacle, rise of the robots, and Shaq is here for some reason

1/10/2018 - The British army is taking a radical approach to increase gender, ethnic, and religious diversity

1/10/2018 - If Germany can’t hit its own climate goals to help the world, can anybody else?

1/10/2018 - Researchers have stumbled upon an old drug that might treat Alzheimer’s

1/10/2018 - Green sea turtles are turning all-female due to climate change

1/10/2018 - California is at war with Trump—and Disneyland is the capital of the resistance

1/10/2018 - The future of AI will be female

1/10/2018 - The ranking of the world’s most powerful passports shows Africans still can’t travel easily

1/10/2018 - Just 10 people are responsible for most of Heathrow’s thousands of noise complaints

1/10/2018 - The black feathers of the promiscuous bird-of-paradise offers scientific proof why black is the sexiest color

1/10/2018 - Japan’s US car commitment, DACA reprieve, robo-strippers

1/10/2018 - Life coaches on Instagram break the first rule of therapy—that’s why it works

1/10/2018 - Hulu feels good about its subscriber numbers again

1/10/2018 - Help wanted: Shanghai Disneyland seeks a Communist Party specialist

1/10/2018 - Radiohead’s lawsuit against Lana Del Rey shows how all music is stolen

1/10/2018 - India’s biometric programme is putting the identities of a billion people at risk

1/10/2018 - India to be the world’s fastest-growing major economy for the next three years

1/10/2018 - Pasta primavera

1/10/2018 - Why ATMs are dying in cash-obsessed India

1/10/2018 - The country with the highest CO2 emissions can help the continent with the lowest fight climate change

1/10/2018 - India’s consumer goods firms hope monsoons and elections will rain money

1/10/2018 - China’s moviegoers are choosing a sexist homegrown comedy over “The Last Jedi”

1/10/2018 - Bannon-less Breitbart, Kodak cryptocurrency, ice hotel fire

1/10/2018 - Bannon-less Breitbart, Kodak cryptocurrency, ice hotel fire

1/10/2018 - India’s millennial job-seekers say they just aren’t ready for the office

1/9/2018 - China’s plummeting space station is just a taste of the world’s space junk problem

1/9/2018 - Facebook may be ready to invade your physical world with an outrageously priced video device

1/9/2018 - Sales of lipsticks for kids grew six-fold last year in South Korea

1/9/2018 - Taking too much ibuprofen may affect male fertility

1/9/2018 - Jamie Dimon sounds like a party guest pretending to know what bitcoin is

1/9/2018 - Smartphone dangers, the first true narco-state, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/9/2018 - Breitbart jettisons Bannon, Kodak’s new cryptocurrency, ice hotel fire

1/9/2018 - An early Facebook investor and Zuckerberg mentor compared the platform’s role in the US election to a plot of a “sci-fi novel”

1/9/2018 - A guide to dealing with your gender biases at work (specifically for people who may not realize they’re biased)

1/9/2018 - The darker side to winning the Amazon HQ2 sweepstakes

1/9/2018 - Pasta primavera

1/9/2018 - CES 2018: Google punches back with its virtual assistant for everything

1/9/2018 - The humble genius who built the first synthetic gene

1/9/2018 - Here’s what people are actually doing on Snapchat

1/9/2018 - Photographer Nan Goldin is targeting the billionaire art patrons who got rich off her drug addiction

1/9/2018 - Read the full transcript on the Trump-Russia dossier

1/9/2018 - This self-help startup book says a lot about what’s wrong with Silicon Valley

1/9/2018 - Birkenstock has a wild new line by avant-garde designer Rick Owens

1/9/2018 - Germany has regained its crown as the world’s most powerful passport

1/9/2018 - Davos is finally getting what it deserves—Donald Trump

1/9/2018 - Thailand’s prime minister just out-Trumped Trump

1/9/2018 - If you want to lose weight, don’t tell your friends

1/9/2018 - The English words Spain begrudgingly added to its dictionary this year

1/9/2018 - Free access to arts and culture doesn’t just draw crowds—it shapes our societies

1/9/2018 - A linguist explains why it’s okay to say “um” and “uh”

1/9/2018 - There are 5,000 tunnels under North Korea, and US soldiers are training to fight in them

1/9/2018 - Dowsing

1/9/2018 - Dowsing

1/9/2018 - A Nigerian travel startup is trying to open up Africa’s tourism market to Africans

1/9/2018 - How to talk about politics at work

1/9/2018 - South Africa’s gated communities are building higher walls in an already divided society

1/9/2018 - Did SpaceX or Northrop Grumman screw up a secret satellite launch? It’s classified

1/9/2018 - The Swiss central bank’s record profit would make it the world’s second most profitable company

1/9/2018 - Yellow smog, cardboard boxes, and an 146-inch TV in Vegas

1/9/2018 - The Italy of your dreams only exists in movies like “Call Me By Your Name”

1/9/2018 - Why it’s smart to let employees lunch with competitors—and pay for it

1/9/2018 - The GDP is sexist

1/9/2018 - Robots are a step closer to becoming human because they now have muscles like ours

1/9/2018 - Texting your office from home is ruining your spouse’s work life

1/9/2018 - Rwanda’s development model wouldn’t work elsewhere in Africa

1/9/2018 - The story of optimistic, happy Africans is more complex than we think

1/9/2018 - Gadgets galore at CES, North and South Korea meet, trypophobia

1/9/2018 - The Brontë sisters, a supermodel, and a mansplaining academic are in a marvelous brawl

1/9/2018 - CEOs of big UK companies are reluctant to commit to promoting women to top roles

1/9/2018 - Oddly beautiful things said in today’s meeting between South and North Korea

1/9/2018 - Global stocks just had the best start to the year since 2006

1/9/2018 - Britain now generates twice as much electricity from wind as coal

1/9/2018 - Relief! Half-a-million Indian green-card applicants won’t be forced to leave the US

1/9/2018 - Oculus is coming to China—land of dirt-cheap VR headsets

1/9/2018 - Dowsing

1/9/2018 - Macron gifted Xi Jinping with a real live horse. So what does it mean?

1/9/2018 - Old Monk’s old man is no more

1/9/2018 - Germany’s would-be coalition agrees 2020 climate target is out of reach

1/9/2018 - North Korea will send cheerleaders to the Winter Olympics in South Korea

1/9/2018 - How an Indian fashion startup went from burning cash to turning a profit within a year

1/9/2018 - Indian banks are choking bitcoin exchanges by blocking payments and withdrawals

1/9/2018 - Polish cabinet reshuffle, Korea talks, trypophobia

1/9/2018 - Polish cabinet reshuffle, Korea talks, trypophobia

1/8/2018 - Patanjali’s big online retail move is all about a $6 billion prize

1/8/2018 - Macron charmed China—and trolled Trump—by saying “Make our planet great again” in Mandarin

1/8/2018 - “CryptoKitties” clones are already popping up in China

1/8/2018 - Starting today, gay couples in Australia are marrying

1/8/2018 - Oprah 2020, America’s worst graveyard shift, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/8/2018 - Oprah 2020, GoPro’s drone fail, frozen iguanas

1/8/2018 - James Damore is suing Google for discriminating against white males

1/8/2018 - If you want to live to be 20, the US is a terrible place to be born

1/8/2018 - Ninja uniforms, philosophy, and food are all the rage in Japan again

1/8/2018 - Dowsing

1/8/2018 - The question we ask every mom (but never dads)

1/8/2018 - Weight Watchers stock jumped more than 13% after Oprah’s Golden Globes speech

1/8/2018 - Facebook is shuttering M, its personal assistant aided by AI and humans

1/8/2018 - Scientists developed an electronic pill to analyze the gas in your gut

1/8/2018 - Trypophobia—the fear of holes—may not be a real phobia

1/8/2018 - The books US critics are most excited to read in 2018

1/8/2018 - Questions US officials couldn’t answer about ending “temporary protected status” for 200,000 people

1/8/2018 - H&M’s racial snafu shows corporations can’t forget the entire world is watching

1/8/2018 - Facebook investors say they can help fix the company

1/8/2018 - Language classes in the US are finally useful

1/8/2018 - GoPro’s drone efforts have failed

1/8/2018 - How Donald Trump spends his three hours of “executive time” every morning

1/8/2018 - Booking Barack Obama for David Letterman’s new show might be Netflix’s biggest coup yet

1/8/2018 - African board games should be introduced into the classroom

1/8/2018 - Donald Trump is the emperor with no clothes—and the media’s playing along

1/8/2018 - The story behind the one bright red dress on the Golden Globes stage

1/8/2018 - These are the scientific terms you need to know to understand life in 2018

1/8/2018 - Chipmaker Dialog rakes in record revenue, surviving another quarter with Apple as its biggest customer

1/8/2018 - Natalie Portman’s Golden Globes jab is the perfect model for calling out sexism

1/8/2018 - Apes are attracted to people who act like jerks

1/8/2018 - How to evaluate your next job

1/8/2018 - Europe’s biggest economies are expecting more terrorism and war in 2018

1/8/2018 - A letter from two big Apple investors powerfully summarizes how smartphones mess with kids’ brains

1/8/2018 - The ‘do not disturb’ sign is an endangered privilege

1/8/2018 - You can’t control the government—but you can hex it

1/8/2018 - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend isn’t just a TV show—it’s my life

1/8/2018 - North Korea and South Korea, thanks largely to sports, are holding key talks

1/8/2018 - Amazon Echo’s dominance in the smart-speaker market is a lesson on the virtue of being first

1/8/2018 - A new law gives NYC workers paid family leave for anyone they define as family

1/8/2018 - The hottest place on Earth this weekend was a suburb of Sydney

1/8/2018 - CES 2018 begins, Steve Bannon backpedals, church economics

1/8/2018 - Why the Indian stock market is on an all-time high

1/8/2018 - The self-belief of Liberia’s new president was inspired by a cerebral French soccer manager

1/8/2018 - As Trump opens more waters for oil exploration, the tiny nation of Belize shows a better way

1/8/2018 - Brexit cynics were wrong about London’s fintech companies

1/8/2018 - WeChat’s latest viral game looks eerily familiar

1/8/2018 - This is how we should honor Calestous Juma’s vision for an Africa of innovation

1/8/2018 - In India, one student commits suicide every hour

1/8/2018 - China wants an “orderly exit” from bitcoin mining

1/8/2018 - A slowing economy risks turning India’s demographic dividend into a disaster

1/8/2018 - Garbage-sorting violators in China now risk being punished with a junk credit rating

1/8/2018 - UK cabinet reshuffle, Macron in China, church economics

1/8/2018 - UK cabinet reshuffle, Macron in China, church economics

1/8/2018 - India wants panic buttons on mobile phones to keep women safe—will it work?

1/8/2018 - Africa is changing China as much as China is changing Africa

1/8/2018 - Watch the full video of Oprah Winfrey’s very presidential Golden Globes speech

1/8/2018 - Oprah Winfrey is president now

1/7/2018 - After a dull 2017, India’s solar power sector is making a comeback

1/7/2018 - The “blackout” at the 2018 Golden Globes made for a dazzling red carpet

1/7/2018 - In a victory for Big Foam, a lawsuit against Starbucks is thrown out

1/7/2018 - Read the full statement of the women activists attending the Golden Globes

1/7/2018 - A top BBC journalist resigned after learning her male peers were paid 50% more

1/7/2018 - Macron in China, Russia’s Mexico meddling, supernova

1/7/2018 - Congressional aides attack US citizens and a private company on the taxpayers’ dime

1/7/2018 - Trump aide Stephen Miller’s tactical CNN appearance is the new political theater

1/7/2018 - It’s official: “Shitpost” is the word that best describes the internet in 2017

1/7/2018 - Four things Trump could spend $18 billion on instead of a border wall

1/7/2018 - “I was a victim of sex trafficking”

1/7/2018 - How do you treat addiction when abstinence isn’t an option?

1/7/2018 - People have spent centuries trying to prove caffeine is dangerous, but the science suggests otherwise

1/7/2018 - 5,000-year old rock art found in India is likely the oldest depiction of a supernova

1/7/2018 - Simple tips to make you fall back in love with your old clothes

1/7/2018 - Why isn’t streetwear just called “fashion”?

1/7/2018 - How did “diet” become such a dirty word?

1/7/2018 - Afropunk comes home, African elections in 2018, how bitcoin helps

1/6/2018 - For black women, femininity and feminism are not mutually exclusive

1/6/2018 - Forget politics—weather is now dividing America into red and blue states

1/6/2018 - The good news is Essence is black-owned again. Here’s the bad news

1/6/2018 - What we learned from that new Donald Trump book

1/6/2018 - Cape Town’s water crisis is so severe, even luxury tourists are feeling it

1/6/2018 - Why is China creating utopian “art cities” in its former wastelands?

1/6/2018 - The Salesforce Tower makes San Francisco one of a few cities with “supertall” skyscrapers

1/6/2018 - Lena Dunham on her rise, fall, and fame: “My own power is a mystery to me”

1/6/2018 - Weekend edition—Reddit diets, scary employees, German sausage sayings

1/6/2018 - We’ve forgetten what “nature” really means

1/6/2018 - This might be the most stereotypical pitch of CES 2018

1/6/2018 - The secret lives of students who mine cryptocurrency in their dorm rooms

1/6/2018 - The behavioral economics that explain why we need a tax on disposable coffee cups

1/6/2018 - Weekend edition—Reddit diets, scary employees, German sausage sayings

1/6/2018 - No, this is actually not the design for Kenya’s new banknote series

1/6/2018 - Weekend edition—Reddit diets, scary employees, German sausage sayings

1/5/2018 - Trump’s enablers are the real culprits in this American tragedy

1/5/2018 - Weekend edition—Reddit diets, scary employees, German sausage sayings

1/5/2018 - Twitter: We’re not going to ban Donald Trump

1/5/2018 - “Fire and Fury,” Trump’s war on drugs, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/5/2018 - Gwyneth Paltrow’s 2018 Goop detox guide is her most extra ever

1/5/2018 - Diets

1/5/2018 - A New Year’s resolution for your company

1/5/2018 - Sarah Silverman’s response to a sexist tweet is a much-needed ray of hope

1/5/2018 - Give your employees the gift of healthy habits

1/5/2018 - The CDC is now officially planning for a nuclear attack

1/5/2018 - The protest by actresses wearing black at the Golden Globes is already working

1/5/2018 - Ford is giving its factory workers robot exo-suits to ease the burden of building cars

1/5/2018 - Arbitrary deadlines are the enemy of creativity, according to Harvard research

1/5/2018 - Trump’s border wall keeps getting shorter and more expensive

1/5/2018 - Your child should watch “2001: A Space Odyssey,” argues Christopher Nolan

1/5/2018 - Happy Friday: the hustle and flow edition

1/5/2018 - Four reasons tech companies should hire more PhDs—and not just computer scientists

1/5/2018 - Photos: The eastern US is frozen over, with colder temperatures on the way

1/5/2018 - Facebook won’t say why it’s selectively adhering to US sanctions

1/5/2018 - Amazon is deleting reviews of a controversial book about Donald Trump

1/5/2018 - What happened when I tried to teach Harvard undergrads about inequality and poverty

1/5/2018 - Swiss taxpayers come clean, Norwegian air takes off, London’s mystery millionaires

1/5/2018 - Three reasons why journalism paywalls still don’t work

1/5/2018 - Quartzy: the hustle and flow edition

1/5/2018 - Quartzy: the hustle and flow edition

1/5/2018 - A Nollywood wedding rom-com is Nigeria’s first international box-office hit

1/5/2018 - Car sales in Germany and Britain show the reality of a two-speed Europe

1/5/2018 - Mark Zuckerberg is five years behind his nemeses, the Winklevoss twins, on cryptocurrency

1/5/2018 - Victorian newspapers

1/5/2018 - Victorian newspapers

1/5/2018 - How to spot toxic employees before you hire them

1/5/2018 - Trump’s clumsy attempt to silence a book made it a bestseller instead

1/5/2018 - African countries need 50 times more doctors to curb their surgery deaths

1/5/2018 - Why innovation labs fail

1/5/2018 - We should raise AIs like parents, not programmers—or they’ll turn into terrible toddlers

1/5/2018 - Romaine lettuce is likely behind a spate of illnesses—but the FDA won’t say so yet

1/5/2018 - Golden Globes 2018: What to watch for at the “drunk Oscars”

1/5/2018 - A new book confirms the rest of the world’s worst fears about Trump

1/5/2018 - Teens feel oppressed by society. Marvel’s “Runaways” shows why they’re right to be mad

1/5/2018 - The mindset that keeps Norwegians cheerful through one of Earth’s coldest, darkest winters

1/5/2018 - What an unexpected kick in the face taught me about humility

1/5/2018 - How Mark Zuckerberg might improve Facebook in 2018

1/5/2018 - Money-laundering allegations could hurt Trump more than Russia-gate

1/5/2018 - Trump’s crackdown on legal migration is already keeping tens of thousands of families apart

1/5/2018 - As Trump taunts North Korea, Americans are taking the nuclear shelter symbol very literally again

1/5/2018 - Almost 70% of US managers are scared to talk to their employees

1/5/2018 - Jeff Sessions tried and failed to spread dirty gossip about James Comey

1/5/2018 - Will Trump still be allowed to use his personal phone in the West Wing?

1/5/2018 - Dating preferences among men and women are looking increasingly similar

1/5/2018 - China is building a $2 billion office park in Beijing just for AI

1/5/2018 - US jobs report, Kalanick sells his Uber shares, snowstorm delivery ethics

1/5/2018 - The cryptocurrencies disrupting international finance could stabilize African economies

1/5/2018 - Alibaba is trying to reinvent China’s mom-and-pop stores

1/5/2018 - This could be the beginning of the end of China’s dominance in bitcoin mining

1/5/2018 - Brazil may write new laws with data stored on the ethereum blockchain

1/5/2018 - China’s social media giants want their users to help out with the crushing burden of censorship

1/5/2018 - Victorian newspapers

1/5/2018 - US drug approvals are through the roof—and Indian drugmakers are worried

1/5/2018 - By law, women in Germany can now find out what their male peers are earning

1/5/2018 - The number of people defecting from North to South Korea plunged in 2017

1/5/2018 - Images of India’s heritage buildings by a photographer who knew they wouldn’t last

1/5/2018 - Nigeria’s population problem is the result of poor policy implementation—and it’ll only get worse

1/5/2018 - Korea talks, SpaceX launch, bomb-cyclone ethics

1/5/2018 - Korea talks, SpaceX launch, bomb-cyclone ethics

1/5/2018 - Starved of skilled chefs, Britain is facing a chicken tikka masala crisis

1/5/2018 - Tim Cook’s tech diplomacy may prove no more effective than Jack Ma’s

1/5/2018 - An Indian lingerie startup plans to save money by moving manufacturing out of China

1/4/2018 - The books India read in 2017, according to Amazon

1/4/2018 - South Korea and North Korea are going to talk—face-to-face this time

1/4/2018 - The strange, contradictory privilege of living in South Korea as a Chinese-Canadian woman

1/4/2018 - As China greens its economy, these people, businesses, and nations will feel the pinch

1/4/2018 - The happy medium of remote work

1/4/2018 - What would happen if Donald Trump actually took Bannon and Wolff to court?

1/4/2018 - The yin and yang of satellite imagery shows the zen of storm formation

1/4/2018 - Apple app developers brought in more sales than McDonald’s in 2017

1/4/2018 - Private garbage collection, Sessions targets pot, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/4/2018 - SpaceX launches Zuma, legal pot crackdown, film canisters

1/4/2018 - Mark Zuckerberg’s New Year’s resolution is to do his job

1/4/2018 - Ending sexism isn’t just women’s work, Bono says

1/4/2018 - Victorian newspapers

1/4/2018 - Chinese companies at CES love putting their hometowns in their names

1/4/2018 - With the Strand, Fred Bass created a bookstore to weather the age of Amazon

1/4/2018 - Amazon wants to build a fitting room for the e-commerce experience

1/4/2018 - The story behind this powerful photo of Doug Jones’ swearing-in

1/4/2018 - These White House policies could turn more than one million people into undocumented immigrants

1/4/2018 - State-sponsored internet and app shutdowns damage economies—and freedom

1/4/2018 - Is it unethical to order Seamless in a snowstorm?

1/4/2018 - The average American will eat the equivalent of 800 hamburgers in 2018

1/4/2018 - Target, Zara, and others have agreed to map their Chinese factories’ pollution in real time

1/4/2018 - Ten cryptocurrency predictions for 2018 from the co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute

1/4/2018 - Pot stocks seem mellow about Jeff Sessions’ clampdown

1/4/2018 - Intel’s CEO sold off the majority of his stock after finding out about the chip flaws

1/4/2018 - A polar vortex is following the bomb cyclone into the US northeast

1/4/2018 - A George Carlin routine from 1992 explains Trump’s foreign policy

1/4/2018 - Everything about our post-apocalyptic future was predicted on the Jetsons

1/4/2018 - Shareholders are pushing Google to diversify its executive committee

1/4/2018 - Mark Zuckerberg’s 2018 self-improvement project is fixing Facebook

1/4/2018 - Virginia’s election was just decided by these two film canisters and an artisanal bowl

1/4/2018 - 2018 is shaping up to be Mitch McConnell’s annus horribilis

1/4/2018 - Pawternity leave for new pet owners is the latest cushy benefit

1/4/2018 - Everything you need to know about CES 2018

1/4/2018 - One of Europe’s largest meat companies is betting big on cell-cultured, vegan chicken

1/4/2018 - 2018’s must-see art shows are in Bangkok and Ohio—not Venice and Paris

1/4/2018 - I’m a recruiter. Here are the questions I hear most often from job candidates

1/4/2018 - The “Scandal” and “How To Get Away with Murder” crossover will be a festival of fierceness

1/4/2018 - US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is cracking down on legal marijuana

1/4/2018 - The big red button

1/4/2018 - The big red button

1/4/2018 - Millennials are more perfectionist than other generations, but it’s not their fault

1/4/2018 - The gig economy may strengthen the “invisible advantage” men have at work

1/4/2018 - Sexual harassment literally makes victims physically ill

1/4/2018 - Merrill Lynch blocks bitcoin amid fear that the bubble could pop

1/4/2018 - The psychology that makes big, red buttons so irresistible

1/4/2018 - In China, pets were once banned. Now millennials send their dogs to spas

1/4/2018 - SpaceX’s latest advantage? Blowing up its own rocket, automatically

1/4/2018 - The “Meltdown” bug is hitting Intel’s shares hard, while rival AMD is soaring

1/4/2018 - Employees at socially-conscious companies are more likely to lie

1/4/2018 - Egypt’s top Islamic cleric has issued a fatwa against bitcoin

1/4/2018 - For the first time, electric and hybrid new car sales overtook gas and diesel in Norway

1/4/2018 - Ethiopia will have to do a lot more than release political prisoners to end repression

1/4/2018 - Denmark is so inhospitable to refugees that asylum requests dropped 84% in two years

1/4/2018 - Why men can’t say no: The social pressures making young men have unwanted sex

1/4/2018 - The tobacco industry is luring African farmers with bogus promises of prosperity

1/4/2018 - Australia just approved medical marijuana exports

1/4/2018 - Joining a fraternity makes your grades worse and your future paychecks bigger

1/4/2018 - “Bomb cyclone” hits, Bannon’s cease and desist, virtual dressing rooms

1/4/2018 - Housing was the world’s best investment over the last 150 years

1/4/2018 - The simple packing math that means you never, ever need to check a bag

1/4/2018 - Bitcoin is neither legal nor illegal in India—and everyone’s confused

1/4/2018 - The big red button

1/4/2018 - The global commodities rally could spell trouble for India’s economy

1/4/2018 - EU-Cuba talks, sputtering Tesla, “blended reality” mirror

1/4/2018 - EU-Cuba talks, sputtering Tesla, “blended reality” mirror

1/4/2018 - How Amazon is trying to become the “everyday store” for Indians

1/3/2018 - Millions of India’s internet users have never tried Google, Wikipedia, or e-mail

1/3/2018 - The Dallas Mavericks are no longer called the “Little Cows” in Chinese

1/3/2018 - Even with SoftBank as a common investor, the battle between Uber and Didi is only getting fiercer

1/3/2018 - North Korea and South Korea talked on the phone again

1/3/2018 - Most processors produced since 1995 have a flaw that could let hackers steal sensitive information

1/3/2018 - Tesla’s Model 3 misses production targets a second time

1/3/2018 - Donald Trump’s attack on Steve Bannon, annotated and fact-checked

1/3/2018 - Bannon’s “treasonous” claim, today’s teenagers, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/3/2018 - Bomb cyclone, Spotify’s IPO, Cadbury eggs

1/3/2018 - The big red button

1/3/2018 - The brutal, profane takedowns unleashed by Trump allies in Michael Wolff’s new book

1/3/2018 - I grew up without DACA—Dreamers shouldn’t be hostages to Trump’s wall

1/3/2018 - John Portman, the architect behind the soaring lobby atrium, changed the idea of a hotel

1/3/2018 - Mount St. Helens, an active volcano, had four times as many earthquakes than usual last month

1/3/2018 - The eastern US is so cold it’s snowing in Florida

1/3/2018 - The futuristic, alternative-energy cars that kids think we should be driving

1/3/2018 - My scheduling bot’s failure restored my faith in humanity

1/3/2018 - Fashion insiders love this outlaw Instagram account that says everything they’re too scared to say

1/3/2018 - The poorest Americans are 12 times as likely to be sexually assaulted as the wealthiest

1/3/2018 - A global chocolate crisis looms, but scientists believe they can genetically engineer a fix

1/3/2018 - How to make it easier for women to report sexual harassment

1/3/2018 - When my wife had a stroke, I learned how awful US sick leave was

1/3/2018 - Black Mirror pushes a philosophical hypothesis, popularized by Elon Musk and physicists

1/3/2018 - A “bomb cyclone” is going to explode over the east coast of the US

1/3/2018 - Nespresso has ruined hotel coffee

1/3/2018 - Amazon Prime reveals Austrians really like to laugh, after the first year of global streaming

1/3/2018 - Astrology isn’t fake—it’s just been ruined by modern psychology

1/3/2018 - Time zones

1/3/2018 - Time zones

1/3/2018 - The irony of Britain’s new university regulator inflating a controversial board member’s academic credentials

1/3/2018 - If you want to lose weight, don’t look to Instagram for inspiration—use Reddit instead

1/3/2018 - How to succeed by breaking your resolutions: A loser’s guide to 2018

1/3/2018 - Just a small group of Americans consume fake news, according to a new study

1/3/2018 - Niagara Falls never freezes over, except in sexy headlines

1/3/2018 - Britain’s post-Brexit trade plan could reinvigorate an Obama initiative that Trump tried to kill

1/3/2018 - Turkmenistan’s president banned black cars, reportedly because he “prefers white”

1/3/2018 - Israel wants African migrants out so badly, it’s offering $3,500 to each—or prison

1/3/2018 - Bitcoin is the “new world currency” Peter Thiel wanted PayPal to be

1/3/2018 - Executives are dying in private planes while commercial flights have never been safer

1/3/2018 - The practical argument for resolving to have more sex, cuddles, and gin in 2018

1/3/2018 - There’s a reason using a period in a text message makes you sound angry

1/3/2018 - Mitt Romney is the latest political target of Russian trolls and bots

1/3/2018 - How far is the Earth from the moon? Take a look yourself

1/3/2018 - The opioid crisis is driving up deaths of millennials in the US

1/3/2018 - How the African economies tipped to thrive in 2017 actually performed

1/3/2018 - Hollywood women are finally coming out for their blue-collar sisters

1/3/2018 - Ryanair took a concrete step towards preparing for the worst case Brexit scenario

1/3/2018 - EU’s big finance reforms, Korean border hotline reopens, sharkcicles

1/3/2018 - How to burn the most calories in a short time, according to science

1/3/2018 - The best New Year’s resolutions focus on mental health, not physical health

1/3/2018 - While the Koreas are making Olympic overtures, Trump is tweeting about his gigantic insecurity

1/3/2018 - These are the two books that are helping Xi Jinping understand AI

1/3/2018 - HQ Trivia has built a devout following, and all of America will soon find out why

1/3/2018 - A slew of new financial rules could make the big European firms even bigger

1/3/2018 - Iran’s nuclear deal set the stage for its popular protests

1/3/2018 - These nine charts tell you what’s in store for Africa in 2018

1/3/2018 - Time zones

1/3/2018 - India’s toothpaste wars are getting spicy

1/3/2018 - A year on, Jack Ma’s US charm offensive isn’t working in Washington

1/3/2018 - Trump may deport thousands of Indian H-1B visa holders as they wait for green cards

1/3/2018 - What Tencent left out when it denied spying on you over WeChat

1/3/2018 - Is Facebook playing a part in the Rohingya genocide?

1/3/2018 - AfroPunk Johannesburg puts the city on the map of global black culture

1/3/2018 - EU finance reforms, protests in India, sharkcicles

1/3/2018 - EU finance reforms, protests in India, sharkcicles

1/3/2018 - India’s central bank wants to put a leash on the booming fintech sector

1/2/2018 - An Indian startup thinks it can beat Amazon and Flipkart at the grocery game

1/2/2018 - Tanzanians think corruption in their country has declined. The reality is very different

1/2/2018 - Remote work is reaching unprecedented levels of popularity, and that’s a good thing

1/2/2018 - It’s so cold in the US that sharks are freezing to death

1/2/2018 - Protests in India and Iran, Vice suspensions, foul-mouthed earnings calls

1/2/2018 - Four social media posts foreshadow 2018’s impending political crises

1/2/2018 - Protests in Iran, California legalizes marijuana, and eight other stories you might have missed

1/2/2018 - Time zones

1/2/2018 - One city in China has more electric buses than all of America’s biggest cities have buses

1/2/2018 - Half of Puerto Rico still doesn’t have power—104 days after Hurricane Maria

1/2/2018 - Scientists are genetically engineering immune systems to attack and destroy HIV

1/2/2018 - How to watch 2018’s first major meteor shower this week

1/2/2018 - Amazon shipped more than 5 billion Prime items in 2017

1/2/2018 - Iceland has a simple solution for closing gender pay gap: Make it illegal

1/2/2018 - Disney’s three Star Wars films have earned more than Lucasfilm was bought for

1/2/2018 - OkCupid’s cheeky new ad campaign by edgy artist Maurizio Cattelan asks: “Are you DTF?”

1/2/2018 - The perfect response to imposter syndrome

1/2/2018 - Netflix’s surprise new show is a quirky British rom-com about a psychopathic teen

1/2/2018 - The world’s largest clothing maker isn’t betting on automation replacing cheap human labor

1/2/2018 - Snapchat ads could get a lot more like YouTube ads

1/2/2018 - Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” is the rare original box-office win of 2017

1/2/2018 - Scientists want to make movies with talking dogs even better

1/2/2018 - Why the art museum doppelgänger meme is so profoundly addictive

1/2/2018 - In 2017, men fell from grace. In 2018, women are already replacing them

1/2/2018 - A psychotherapist explains how to improve your work friendships

1/2/2018 - What the rest of the world has been able to see of Iran’s protests so far

1/2/2018 - A far-right politician was the first to fall foul of Germany’s online hate-speech laws

1/2/2018 - Ethereum hit a record high of over $900, and it’s still just the third most valuable cryptocurrency

1/2/2018 - If you really want a diverse workplace, you have to build safe spaces

1/2/2018 - The eight African elections to watch out for in 2018

1/2/2018 - #MeToo is destined to be an absolute failure

1/2/2018 - Saudi Arabia will finally open its kingdom of archeology, architecture, and luxury to tourists

1/2/2018 - What new snack guidelines from England’s public health authority work out to in actual snacks

1/2/2018 - Thin people don’t understand this crucial truth about losing weight

1/2/2018 - The Dutch plan to build an artificial island to support the world’s largest wind farm

1/2/2018 - China’s top 10 box office hits of all time include four domestic films released in 2017

1/2/2018 - India’s corporate investments have hit a 13-year low

1/2/2018 - The artistry behind the beeps, dings, and chimes that fill our auditory landscapes

1/2/2018 - Iran protests enter sixth day, oil prices on a tear, bitcoin outshone

1/2/2018 - Bitcoin’s share of the crypto universe is the lowest it has ever been

1/2/2018 - China’s first space lab is falling to earth, will probably miss you

1/2/2018 - Pakistan has a lot more to worry about in 2018 than just Trump’s angry tweets

1/2/2018 - DR Congo has shut down the internet and SMS amid bloody anti-government protests

1/2/2018 - India lost at least 115 tigers in 2017

1/2/2018 - Iran protests, rising oil prices, bitcoin outdone

1/2/2018 - Iran protests, rising oil prices, bitcoin outdone

1/2/2018 - 2017 was the worst year ever for internet freedom in India

1/2/2018 - These are the Indian tech jobs that aren’t disappearing in 2018

1/1/2018 - Iran protests turn deadly, Venezuela’s new minimum wage, top cryptoassets of 2017

1/1/2018 - Snapchat blocked snaps from its New Year’s Eve party, so let’s check Instagram

1/1/2018 - There were just 2 deadly flights out of 35 million last year, a record low

1/1/2018 - The world’s priorities in 2018, according to its leaders’ new year’s addresses

1/1/2018 - Kim Jong Un warns that he has a “nuclear button” on his desk

1/1/2018 - The 99 best things that happened in 2017

1/1/2018 - Here are the top 10 cryptoassets of 2017 (and bitcoin’s 1,000% rise doesn’t even make the list)

1/1/2018 - A message from North Korea, Iran protests, internet-encrypting lava lamps

1/1/2018 - “Frankenstein 2.0: Or, the postmodern Prometheus”: bicentennial edition

1/1/2018 - All the weird muscles you build up as a new dad

1/1/2018 - A message from North Korea, Iran protests, internet-encrypting lava lamps

1/1/2018 - A peek inside the thriving Tamil economy some 800 years ago

1/1/2018 - India’s funniest stand-up comedians from 2017

1/1/2018 - Rajinikanth has timed his political entry perfectly, but that won’t be enough to win elections

1/1/2018 - A message from North Korea, Iran protests, internet-encrypting lava lamps