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Hot spots are emerging in urban areas across Africa, Asia, and Latin America, where social distancing is challenging and missing work can mean not eating.
Don’t touch, but keep in touch! The pandemic has us living in an alternate corporeality.
Mayhem emerged from a 2016 government-sponsored contest at a Las Vegas casino hotel. Now it's used by the military—and Netflix.
Law enforcement has more tools than ever to track your movements and access your communications. Here's how to protect your privacy if you plan to protest.
Such studies could speed up the development of a vaccine—but would mean deliberately giving people a disease that could kill them.
The under-sung heroes of the country's rail system keep vigilant watch from colorful mini-castles.
Why the weighted exercise vest is the best piece of home workout gear you're not using.
Last week, social media did some sleuthing to figure out who recorded a haunting cover of the singer's “Look What You Made Me Do” for the BBC America show.
Services like Google Translate only support 100 languages, give or take. What about the thousands of other languages—spoken by people just as vulnerable to this crisis?
Internet outages, blackouts, and other accidents can make working from home more complicated. Here's how to protect yourself.
Streets arranged in grids, with few dead-ends, encourage walking and transit. But in developing countries, growing cities are taking the opposite route.
The test mission will clear the way for regular crewed launches from the United States for the first time in nearly a decade.
A new analysis revealed what scientists believe is a passage from the book of Ezekiel.
As we sunset this weekly series, we take a farewell tour of the outer planets—and pay tribute to one of the most famous last looks at Earth.
Plus: A LiveJournal hack, Qatar's contact tracing privacy failure, and more of the week's top security news.
Though his executive order follows a line of misguided, bipartisan swings at the protections for online platforms, this one is distinctively terrible.
We tested many HEPA and standard air purifiers to find the right one for your bedroom or home.
Rats, weasels, and other imported mammals have destroyed native bird populations. Local group Predator Free Wellington wants to turn the tables.
This inexpensive electric is better than the high-end brushes that cost many times more.