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Jack Ma Re-Emerges From Wherever He Was for the Last Few Months

Jack Ma, the billionaire co-founder and former chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has re-emerged from wherever he’s been since late October 2020, when...

Screw It, Trump Is Banned From Twitch Too

Former President Donald Trump’s part in egging on the riotous mob that attacked the Capitol on January 6 has now earned him permanent bans...

Common Back Pain Treatment Doesn’t Actually Work, Study Finds

A common treatment for chronic back pain may not provide much soothing after all. A new review released Wednesday suggests that antidepressants on average...

Joe Biden Is Putting the U.S. Back in the Paris Agreement. Here’s What Comes...

On his first day in the Oval Office, President Joe Biden signed an array of executive orders to overturn several of the Trump administration’s...

Here’s How QAnon Reacted as They Realized ‘The Storm’ Isn’t Happening

QAnon is not going away. But it’s reeling in abject confusion and despair after Joe Biden took office on Wednesday without Donald Trump leading...

White House Website Finally Supports Dark Mode

Like many Americans, I’m processing some unfamiliar emotions today, but I believe that I’m genuinely thrilled about the new White House website. The site...

NASA Considers Second ‘Hotfire’ Test of Megarocket After Unexpected Shutdown

The recent hotfire test of NASA’s next-gen megarocket was supposed to go for eight minutes, but it lasted just 67 seconds. The space agency...

Building a Working Full-Size Pinball Machine Out of K’Nex Might Be the Best Pandemic...

K’Nex has been around for less than 30 years but has already become the building toy of choice for elaborate creations that are impossible...

What Does Mars Sound Like? The Perseverance Rover Is Going to Find Out

Nothing on the hills seems to be alive, so the rocky terrain of Mars will be filled with the sounds of solitude when the...

Stopping Keystone XL Has to Be Just the Start

President Joe Biden took office on Wednesday, saying he would get right to work on “tackling the crises we face,” including the climate crisis.Read...

Palantir’s God’s-Eye View of Afghanistan

The company’s software can sift through enormous amounts of data, and those metrics can be used to make life-or-death decisions.