Sunday, January 16, 2022

10 Great Deals for Bundling Up Indoors This Winter

Bundle yourself up in blankets and PJs, mix up that hot cocoa, and plunk down on the sofa with a good movie or book....

The Best iPad to Buy (and Few to Avoid)

Buying an iPad should be simple. You just buy whatever’s new, right? If only. Apple sells four main iPad models, each with its own...

Omega’s New Speedmaster Is the Latest to Cash In on Vintage Vogue

It’s inevitable that the past casts a long shadow over something as inherently retro as the watch industry, whose very existence today could be...

The Humanities Can’t Save Big Tech From Itself

The problem with tech, many declare, is its quantitative inclination, its “hard” math deployed in the softer human world. Tech is Mark Zuckerberg: all...

The Search for ET Has an X-Factor: the Evolution of Stars

Stephen Kane was searching for stars that could host planets with warm, temperate climates hospitable to life—you know, like Earth—when he glimpsed a young...

As Omicron Surges, Parents of the Youngest Kids Endure an Agonizing Wait

“I have actually been fielding a lot of calls from really desperate families who are at their wits’ end,” says Yvonne Maldonado, a pediatrician...

Feeling Overwhelmed? Start a Someday-Maybe-Later List

There are times when you get so busy all you want to do is hide from that never-ending to-do list. You’re exhausted from playing...

A Staple of Sci-Fi Space Travel Will Likely Remain a Fantasy

In Poul Anderson's 1970 novel Tau Zero, a starship crew seeks to travel to the star Beta Virginis in hopes of colonizing a new...

A Grand Unified Theory of Buying Stuff

Years ago, I asked a friend what kind of case she planned to buy for her shiny new flip phone. She paused, a little...

It Doesn’t Make Sense to Treat Facebook Like a Public Utility

Facebook is a lot like a landfill, not only because it’s full of other people’s shit but because, while everyone agrees something needs to...
31FansLike
3FollowersFollow
1FollowersFollow

Recent Posts