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Protests Renew Scrutiny of Tech’s Ties to Law Enforcement

Amazon executives tweeted support for protesters. But the company sells a surveillance tool to police that studies say misidentifies darker-skinned people.

What to Watch Tonight, June 2, 2020

Looking for something to watch tonight? Every afternoon we’re hunting down and highlighting the best streaming options around.Read more...

‘Nonlethal’ Anti-Protest Weapons Can Cause Serious Harm

Rubber bullets and tear gas are billed as relatively safe. They're anything but.

Smart devices should space out vibrations to maximize user alert benefits

A research team found that haptic feedback (such as vibration feedback) causes distraction, but this loss of focus lasts only for about one second....

Citizen scientists spot closest young brown dwarf disk yet

Scientists spot a brown dwarf disk that is the closest young system yet discovered.

Reflecting sunlight to cool the planet will cause other global changes

Study finds reflecting sunlight to cool the planet will weaken extratropical storm tracks, causing other global changes.