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ICE Threatens International Students With ‘Immigration Consequences’ if Schools Go Online-Only

International students in the U.S. will be forced to attend at least some of their fall semester classes in person during the coronavirus pandemic,...

Do we know what we want in a romantic partner? No more than a...

New research suggests that people's ideal partner preferences do not reflect any unique personal insight.

Atomic ‘Swiss army knife’ precisely measures materials for quantum computers

Scientists have developed a novel instrument that can make three kinds of atom-scale measurements simultaneously.

The 12 Best Games on the iPhone

Time was, iPhone games were a distraction. You’d play them on a commute, or while the water boiled, or during Destiny loading screens. But...

How to Try Out Chrome 86’s Big Battery-Saving Fix Today

Google Chrome’s incredible ability to bog down your system may soon be a thing of the past. The most recent Chrome Canary build includes...

How to Volunteer Internationally Without Traveling

The pandemic has plunged the entire world into crisis; people everywhere are in need of so much including jobs, access to healthcare, food, housing,...

Well, at Least We Aren’t Facing a Bubonic Plague Pandemic

Yes, it’s 2020, and bad things are happening. But the diagnoses of a few cases of plague in Mongolia and Inner Mongolia do not...

How to Repay Your Coronavirus Retirement Distribution

When the CARES Act was passed in late March, it provided a lifeline for people who were facing financial constraints due to the coronavirus...

What ethical models for autonomous vehicles don’t address, and how they could be better

There's a fairly large flaw in the way that programmers are currently addressing ethical concerns related to artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles (AVs). Namely,...

Seattle’s Uber and Lyft Drivers Make $23.25 an Hour—or $9.73

Two studies reach very different conclusions about ride-hail earnings, as city officials consider setting a minimum wage.

Chicago Midway airport: Flights grounded and control tower closed after ‘several’...

Chicago’s Midway airport was plunged into chaos on Tuesday after multiple air traffic controllers were diagnosed with coronavirus.The hub which remains open was operating...